Dundee Utd. prepare to entertain Celtic at Tannadice Park at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 36 of the 75 previous games, with the The Terrors winning just 24.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in October 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 28 Jan||Celtic||3 - 3||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 30 Oct||Dundee Utd.||2-4||Celtic||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Celtic||2 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 May||Celtic||1 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Dundee Utd.||2 - 3||Celtic||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Celtic||1 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2004/2005||Sun 03 Oct||Dundee Utd.||0 - 3||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Dundee United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Terrors have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Celtic's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Dundee Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 9 matches. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 9 games giving them a return of 22 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the The Terrors at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Bhoys come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Dundee Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Celtic||4 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.