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Last updated : 04 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Sunday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 77 of the 96 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, with Celtic running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners 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:
2006/2007Sun 22 AprKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Tue 02 JanCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 29 OctKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Sat 29 JulCeltic4 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Wed 03 MayCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2005/2006Sun 09 AprKilmarnock1 - 4CelticSPL
2005/2006Sat 14 JanCeltic4 - 2KilmarnockSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Killie have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Killie's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

An interesting game for the Killie to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Kilmarnock take away one point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Celtic 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Kilmarnock 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.