FootyMAD's Aberdeen match preview

Last updated : 03 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aberdeen v Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 129 games played, The Bhoys have recorded 47 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 48 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Dons in a Scottish Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 SepCeltic2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Sun 08 MayCeltic2 - 0AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Sat 16 AprCeltic3 - 2AberdeenSPL
2004/2005Sun 16 JanAberdeen0 - 1CelticSPL
2004/2005Wed 27 OctCeltic2 - 3AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Wed 21 AprCeltic1 - 2AberdeenSPL
2003/2004Sat 24 JanAberdeen1 - 3CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Aberdeen have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the The Bhoys scoring 18 and conceding 2.

Aberdeen's 21 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 16 games giving them a return of 38 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Aberdeen. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aberdeen No sequences of note
Celtic 6 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.