FootyMAD's Celtic match preview

Footymad preview
History of the Aberdeen v Celtic fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Aberdeen 6 1 2 3 5 12 5
Celtic 6 2 2 2 4 3 8

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

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Celtic No sequences of note