FM Preview: Ross County v Celtic 18 Aug 2012

Footymad preview History of the Ross County v Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Ross County at Victoria Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Bhoys won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Ross County and Celtic at Victoria Park was less than a year ago, in September 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 21 Sep Ross County 0-2 Celtic Scottish League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Celtic 0 - 2 Ross County Scottish F.A. Cup
2003/2004 Sat 10 Jan Celtic 2 - 0 Ross County Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Ross County are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the County, with 5 goals against.

Celtic's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Bhoys scoring 17 and conceding 4.

Ross County see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 2 points from their 2 games played so far,

Celtic's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ross County 6 3 3 0 14 5 12
Celtic 6 5 0 1 11 2 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bhoys's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Ross County, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ross County Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Celtic 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.

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