FM Preview: Aberdeen v Celtic 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Aberdeen and Celtic in the Scottish Premier on 3rd March 2012 at 12:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Aberdeen v Celtic fixture
Celtic face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 56 of the 142 previous games, with the hosts winning just 49.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Dons in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 23 Oct||Celtic||2 - 1||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 07 Aug||Aberdeen||0 - 1||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 17 Apr||Aberdeen||0 - 4||Celtic||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Feb||Aberdeen||0 - 3||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 29 Jan||Aberdeen||1 - 4||Celtic||Scottish League Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Celtic||1 - 0||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Celtic||9 - 0||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Aberdeen haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 3 to 1.
The Bhoys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Bhoys scoring 19 and conceding 1.
Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 32 points from their 28 games played so far,
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 29 games giving them a return of 74 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Aberdeen. Away win
|Aberdeen||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Celtic||8 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 14 matches.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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|18 Feb 2012|
|FM Preview: Hibernian v Celtic 19 Feb 2012|
|10 Feb 2012|
|FM Preview: Celtic v Inverness Caledonian Thistle 11 Feb 2012|
|07 Feb 2012|
|FM Preview: Heart of Midlothian v Celtic 08 Feb 2012|
|20 Jan 2012|
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