FM Preview: Celtic v Aberdeen 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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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 The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 89 and win only 25 of the 140 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Celtic annihilating their visitors 9 - 0 in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Celtic 9 - 0 Aberdeen SPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. In this time, the mopes have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded four.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, winning two of the last six, but losing the other four. The Dons have conceded 19 goals in these games, and only hit three in reply.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 21 games giving them a return of 49 points. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 20 points from their 20 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 1 0 11 1 16
Aberdeen 6 4 1 1 12 7 13

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the mopes, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Aberdeen 9 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.