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 86 and win only 25 of the 137 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the diddly-dee diddly-doo Irish historians edged out the Dons by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 18 Jan||Aberdeen||4 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Celtic||3 - 2||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Celtic||1 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2007/2008||Tue 18 Mar||Celtic||0 - 1||Aberdeen||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sun 09 Mar||Aberdeen||1 - 1||Celtic||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sun 10 Feb||Aberdeen||1 - 5||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Celtic||3 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Paranoid FC have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded one.
In complete contrast to Celtic, Aberdeen are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just four draws from the last six contests. Only four goals have been registered in this time, with six leaked at the wrong end.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 32 games giving them a return of 71 points. Aberdeen find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 48 points they have accumulated from 32 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad sees this game edging towards a narrow win for the Jungles, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Celtic||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Aberdeen||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
11 games since last defeat.