FM Preview: Celtic v Dunfermline Athletic 23 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 22nd November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Dunfermline Athletic at 19:45 on 23rd November 2011 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Celtic v Dunfermline Athletic fixture
Celtic play host to Dunfermline Athletic at Celtic Park on Wednesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Bhoys have tasted victory on 44 of the 51 occasions the teams have met.
The last time the two teams met at Celtic was just over four years ago, in March 2007, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2009/2010||Sun 07 Feb||Dunfermline A.||2 - 4||Celtic||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 May||Celtic||1 - 0||Dunfermline A.||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Celtic||2-1||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|2006/2007||Sun 10 Dec||Dunfermline A.||1 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Celtic||1 - 0||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|2005/2006||Sun 19 Mar||Dunfermline A.||0 - 3||Celtic||Scottish League Cup|
|2005/2006||Sun 19 Feb||Dunfermline A.||1 - 8||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 are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Bhoys, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Celtic, Dunfermline Athletic are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pars have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Celtic's total of 29 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Dunfermline Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 14 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Celtic fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Bhoys. Home win
|Celtic||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Dunfermline Athletic||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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