FM Preview: Dunfermline Athletic v Celtic 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Dunfermline Athletic 6 0 1 5 6 16 1
Celtic 6 5 1 0 8 2 16

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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