FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Celtic 02 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 1st January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dunfermline Athletic and Celtic at 15:00 on 2nd January 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Dunfermline Athletic v Celtic fixture
Celtic face a trip to Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park on Monday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Bhoys have winning an impressive 31 games, and losing 8.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Wed 23 Nov||Celtic||2 - 1||Dunfermline A.||Scottish Premier|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dunfermline Athletic's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Pars have scored 6, a worringly large 18 have been leaked at the other end.
Celtic's away form is none too clever either, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Bhoys pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.
Dunfermline Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 19 games have yielded only 14 points.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 21 games giving them a return of 50 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 Dunfermline Athletic. Away win
|Dunfermline Athletic||Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Celtic||Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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