FootyMAD's Heart of Midlothian match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 19th September 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Celtic and Heart of Midlothian at 15:00 on Sunday, 20th September 2009 in the Scottish Premier.
Celtic prepare to entertain Heart of Midlothian at Celtic Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Bhoys are clearly on top, having won 88 and lost only 21 of the 148 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in May 2009, 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 24 May||Celtic||0-0||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Hearts||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Celtic||1 - 1||Hearts||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sun 02 Nov||Hearts||0 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Celtic||3 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Hearts||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Wed 31 Oct||Celtic||0 - 2||Hearts||SLGC|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of Hearts is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Jambo's have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Celtic's total of 10 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Hearts see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,
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 ...
Celtic are not exactly setting the world alight at Celtic Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Hearts in this game. Home Win
|Celtic||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Hearts||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.