FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview

Last updated : 21 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee United v Glasgow Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 34 of the 73 previous games, with the hosts winning just 24.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 DecCeltic1 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sun 03 OctDundee Utd.0 - 3CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 16 MayCeltic2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2003/2004Sat 14 FebCeltic2 - 1Dundee Utd.SPL
2003/2004Sat 22 NovDundee Utd.1 - 5CelticSPL
2003/2004Sat 16 AugCeltic5 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2002/2003Thu 06 FebCeltic3 - 0Dundee Utd.SLC

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The The Terrors's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

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 15 and conceding 1.

Dundee Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 22 points. Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 74 points from 29 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Dundee Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dundee Utd.Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Celtic8 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.