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History of the Celtic v Aberdeen fixture

Aberdeen face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 88 and win only 25 of the 139 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2009, with Celtic running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Aberdeen 4 - 4 Celtic SPL
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Celtic 3 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Aberdeen 1 - 3 Celtic SPL
2008/2009 Sat 02 May Aberdeen 1 - 3 Celtic SPL
2008/2009 Sat 18 Apr Celtic 2 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
2008/2009 Sun 18 Jan Aberdeen 4 - 2 Celtic SPL
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Celtic 3 - 2 Aberdeen SPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, the Mopes have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded five.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Dons have scored seven goals in these games, but conceded an alarming eight.

Celtic's total of 27 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 10 points from their 10 games played so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 5 0 1 14 8 15
Aberdeen 6 2 0 4 9 11 6

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Celtic may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic 19 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 31.
Aberdeen Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.