FootyMAD's Dundee United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd January 2009
The game between Celtic and Dundee United in the Scottish Premier on Saturday, 3rd January 2009 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Celtic prepare to entertain Dundee United at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Bhoys are clearly on top, winning 51 and drawing 23 of the 82 games played.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in March 2008, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 Aug||Dundee Utd.||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Thu 22 May||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Wed 12 Mar||Celtic||0-0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||Dundee Utd.||0 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Celtic||3 - 0||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Dundee Utd.||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Celtic||2 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The The Bhoys have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.
Dundee Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The The Terrors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 20 games giving them a return of 50 points. Dundee Utd. find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 34 points they have accumulated from 20 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The Bhoys are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Celtic||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Dundee Utd.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
7 games since last defeat.
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