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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 19 Aug||Aberdeen||1 - 3||Celtic||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 May||Celtic||2 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Aberdeen||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Celtic||1 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 07 May||Aberdeen||2 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Celtic||3 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
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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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
|Celtic||7 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
|Aberdeen||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.