FM Preview: Celtic v Heart of Midlothian 11 Sep 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th September 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Heart of Midlothian at 15:00 on Saturday, 11th September 2010 in the Scottish Premier.
Celtic prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 90 and lost only 22 of the 151 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Celtic running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Hearts||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Wed 10 Feb||Celtic||2-0||Hearts||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Dec||Hearts||2 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2009/2010||Wed 28 Oct||Celtic||0 - 1||Hearts||SLGC|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Sep||Celtic||2 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 May||Celtic||0 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Hearts||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 4.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 3 games giving them a return of 9 points. Hearts's total of 5 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic may be coming up against a decent side in Hearts, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Bhoys. Home Win
|Celtic||Won 7 successive home games.|
14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 22 .
|Hearts||4 games since last away draw.|
5 games since last defeat.
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