FM Preview: Motherwell v Celtic 22 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 21st April 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Motherwell take on Celtic in a Scottish Premier match on 22nd April 2012 at 14:00.
History of the Motherwell v Celtic fixture
Celtic face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 67 of the 134 previous games, with the hosts winning just 30.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fir Park was earlier this season, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the 'Well in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 25 Feb||Celtic||1 - 0||Motherwell||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 06 Nov||Motherwell||1 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Motherwell are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the 'Well, with 7 goals against.
Celtic's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Bhoys scoring 22 and conceding 4.
Motherwell's total of 55 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 33 games giving them a return of 81 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Celtic are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Motherwell. Away win
|Motherwell||11 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Celtic||4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here