FM Preview: Celtic v Aberdeen 23 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 22nd October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Aberdeen at 15:00 on 23rd October 2011 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Celtic v Aberdeen fixture
Celtic prepare to entertain Aberdeen at Celtic Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 90 and lost only 25 of the 141 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in January 2011, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Feb||Aberdeen||4 - 4||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Celtic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Bhoys, with 3 goals against.
The away form of Aberdeen is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Dons have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Celtic's total of 19 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Aberdeen see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Bhoys to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Celtic||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Aberdeen||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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