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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 83 and win only 24 of the 133 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2007, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 19 AugAberdeen1 - 3CelticSPL
2006/2007Sat 12 MayCeltic2 - 1AberdeenSPL
2006/2007Sat 17 FebAberdeen1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Sat 02 DecCeltic1 - 0AberdeenSPL
2006/2007Sat 09 SepAberdeen0 - 1CelticSPL
2005/2006Sun 07 MayAberdeen2 - 2CelticSPL
2005/2006Sat 04 MarCeltic3 - 0AberdeenSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. During these games, the Bhoys have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

Aberdeen have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Dons have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 12 games giving them a return of 28 points. Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 18 points from their 13 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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:
Celtic7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
AberdeenLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.