FM Preview: Motherwell v Celtic 06 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 5th November 2011
The game between Motherwell and Celtic in the Scottish Premier on 6th November 2011 at 12:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Motherwell v Celtic fixture
Celtic face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park at lunchtime on Sunday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 66 of the 133 previous games, with the hosts winning just 30.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Motherwell running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Celtic||4 - 0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 May||Motherwell||0 - 3||Celtic||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 15 May||Celtic||4 - 0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 27 Feb||Motherwell||2 - 0||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Wed 29 Dec||Celtic||1 - 0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 29 Aug||Motherwell||0 - 1||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Celtic||4 - 0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While 'Well have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
Celtic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bhoys's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.
Motherwell's total of 26 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Celtic's total of 23 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Celtic only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Fir Park will be a good result. No-score draw
|Motherwell||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Celtic||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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