FootyMAD's Rangers match preview

Last updated : 18 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Rangers fixture

Celtic prepare to entertain Rangers at Celtic Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 150 games played, The Bhoys have recorded 64 wins, and Rangers have come away with 45 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Celtic Park was earlier this season, with Celtic running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish League Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 09 NovCeltic2-0RangersSLGC
2005/2006Sat 20 AugRangers3 - 1CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 24 AprRangers1 - 2CelticSPL
2004/2005Sun 20 FebCeltic0 - 2RangersSPL
2004/2005Sun 09 JanCeltic2 - 1RangersSFAC
2004/2005Sat 20 NovRangers2 - 0CelticSPL
2004/2005Wed 10 NovRangers2 - 1CelticSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, The Bhoys have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

In complete contrast to Celtic, Rangers are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Gers have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 14 games giving them a return of 35 points. Rangers find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 23 points they have accumulated from 14 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Celtic fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Bhoys. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Rangers Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.