FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview

Last updated : 29 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dundee United v Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Dundee United at Tannadice Park on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 35 of the 74 previous games, with the hosts winning just 24.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2005, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The Terrors 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 06 AugCeltic2 - 0Dundee Utd.SPL
2004/2005Sat 28 MayCeltic1 - 0Dundee Utd.SFAC
2004/2005Sat 19 MarDundee Utd.2 - 3CelticSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Dundee United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the The Bhoys pummel 16 goals, and let in 7.

Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 13 points from their 12 games played so far, Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 29 points from 12 games.

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

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. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Celtic 4 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
10 games since last defeat.