Aberdeen prepare to entertain Celtic at Pittodrie Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 53 of the 138 previous games, with the The Dons winning just 49.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners 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:|
|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|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Aberdeen did not have the best run of form at home at the end of last season, and they had a disaster in Europe that the start of this campaign. They have two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While the Dons scored 5, a worringly large 9 were leaked at the other end.
Celtic have had an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six games. These have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Green Monkeys, and 2 goals against.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Aberdeen's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Celtic. Away win
|Aberdeen||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Celtic||No sequences of note|