FootyMAD's Motherwell match preview

Last updated : 29 July 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 at lunchtime on Saturday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 59 of the 122 previous games, with the hosts winning just 29.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2005, the The 'Well carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 22 MayMotherwell2 - 1CelticSPL
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

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 8.

The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Bhoys's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Bhoys have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Fir Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
MotherwellNo sequences of note
CelticLost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 28 outings ago.