Aberdeen prepare to entertain Heart Of Midlothian at Pittodrie Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 120 games played, Dons have recorded 58 wins, and Hearts have come away with 38 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pittodrie Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2003, with Hearts inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Dons 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Hearts||0 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2003/2004||Wed 11 Feb||Hearts||1 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 09 Nov||Aberdeen||0-1||Hearts||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Hearts||2 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2002/2003||Tue 28 Jan||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Tue 12 Nov||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Hearts||SLC|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Hearts||0 - 0||Aberdeen||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Aberdeen have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Hearts is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Jambo's have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Aberdeen are 3 points clear in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 12 games. Hearts find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 19 points they have accumulated from 12 games. This game is vital for both teams' ambitions of finishing in the UEFA Cup slot behind the Old Firm.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Dons's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Hearts. Home Win
|Aberdeen||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Hearts||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|