FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 21 May 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Motherwell v Glasgow Celtic fixture

Celtic face a trip to Motherwell at Fir Park on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 59 of the 121 previous games, with the hosts winning just 28.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The 'Well 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:
2004/2005Sat 22 JanCeltic2 - 0MotherwellSPL
2004/2005Sat 30 OctMotherwell2 - 3CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 08 AugCeltic2 - 0MotherwellSPL
2003/2004Wed 12 MayMotherwell1 - 1CelticSPL
2003/2004Sun 14 MarCeltic1 - 1MotherwellSPL
2003/2004Sun 21 DecMotherwell0 - 2CelticSPL
2003/2004Sat 20 SepCeltic3 - 0MotherwellSPL

Recent respective form guides

Motherwell 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, 9 to 7.

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 16 and conceding 5.

Motherwell's 45 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 37 games giving them a return of 92 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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 Motherwell. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Motherwell Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Celtic 13 successive away victories.
14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 25 outings ago.