FootyMAD's Falkirk match preview

Last updated : 12 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Glasgow Celtic v Falkirk fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Falkirk at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 60 wins out of 78 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in September 2004, with Celtic annihilating their visitors 8-1 in a Scottish League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 21 SepCeltic8-1FalkirkSLGC
1995/1996Sat 20 AprCeltic4 - 0FalkirkSPL
1995/1996Sat 10 FebFalkirk0 - 0CelticSPL
1995/1996Sat 16 DecCeltic1 - 0FalkirkSPL
1995/1996Wed 04 OctFalkirk0 - 1CelticSPL
1994/1995Sat 29 AprFalkirk1 - 2CelticSPL
1994/1995Sat 31 DecCeltic2 - 0FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Celtic are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Bhoys in those games, with 7 conceded.

Falkirk have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bairns's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 4 points from 2 games. Falkirk's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Falkirk is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Bhoys in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 4 successive home games.
15 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Falkirk 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.