FM Preview: Celtic v Aberdeen 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview 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 87 and win only 23 of the 136 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in March 2013, as the Bhoys edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4-3 in a Scottish Premiership match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2013/2014 Sat 17 Aug Aberdeen 0 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premiership
2012/2013 Sat 16 Mar Celtic 4-3 Aberdeen Scottish Premiership
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Aberdeen 0 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premiership
2012/2013 Sat 04 Aug Celtic 1 - 0 Aberdeen Scottish Premiership
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Aberdeen 1 - 1 Celtic Scottish Premiership
2011/2012 Sun 23 Oct Celtic 2 - 1 Aberdeen Scottish Premiership
2011/2012 Sun 07 Aug Aberdeen 0 - 1 Celtic Scottish Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Celtic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Dons have put away 13 chances in these games, a let in just 2.

Celtic are leading the way in the Scottish Premiership, with their 12 games giving them a return of 30 points.

Aberdeen are stuck down in the relegation zone of Scottish Premiership with a return of just 23 points from their 13 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 2 3 1 10 6 9
Aberdeen 6 3 1 2 10 4 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Dons to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Aberdeen take away one point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Aberdeen 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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