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History of the Dundee United v Celtic fixture

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:
2005/2006Sat 28 JanCeltic3 - 3Dundee Utd.SPL
2005/2006Sun 30 OctDundee Utd.2-4CelticSPL
2005/2006Sat 06 AugCeltic2 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sat 28 MayCeltic1 - 0Dundee Utd.SFAC
2004/2005Sat 19 MarDundee Utd.2 - 3CelticSPL
2004/2005Sat 18 DecCeltic1 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sun 03 OctDundee Utd.0 - 3CelticSPL

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dundee Utd.61234125

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

Sequence statistics:
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.