Celtic v Dundee United 14 Jan 2012

Last updated : 14 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

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Celtic prepare to entertain Dundee United at Parkhead on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bhoys are clearly on top, winning 55 and drawing 27 of the 90 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was earlier this season, with Celtic annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a league game.


Recent encounters between the teams

2011/2012 Sun 04 Dec Dundee Utd. 0 - 1 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Celtic 5-1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 01 May Celtic 4 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 13 Feb Dundee Utd. 1 - 3 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Celtic 1 - 1 Dundee Utd. Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Sun 17 Oct Dundee Utd. 1 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier
2009/2010 Sun 25 Apr Dundee Utd. 0 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Bhoys, with three goals against.

Dundee United have an average recent record on the road, collecting two wins and three draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Terrors, and six goals against.

Celtic are leading the way in the SPL, with their 22 games giving them a return of 53 points.

Dundee United lie in sixth place in the SPL, picking up 26 from their 22 games so far.

Current overall team form

Celtic 6 5 1 0 12 2 16
Dundee United 6 3 2 1 16 10 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Dundee United, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bhoys. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Celtic Won three successive home games.
Eight games since last home draw.
Won their latest five games.
Not drawn a match in their last five.
Dundee United Undefeated in last five away games.

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