Celtic prepare to entertain Motherwell at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 87 wins out of 127 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was less than a year ago, in November 2008, with Celtic running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 22 Feb||Motherwell||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Celtic||2-0||Motherwell||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Motherwell||2 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 May||Motherwell||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sun 13 Apr||Motherwell||1 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Celtic||0 - 1||Motherwell||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Celtic||3 - 0||Motherwell||SPL|
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, 9 to 8.
Motherwell have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 7 games giving them a return of 16 points. Motherwell lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 12 from their 7 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Celtic only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Celtic||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Motherwell||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.