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History of the Kilmarnock v Celtic fixture

Kilmarnock prepare to entertain Celtic at Rugby Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning just 20 of the 102 games played, and losing 54.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Rugby Park was less than a year ago, in February 2008, where Celtic annihilated the Killie 1-5 in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 02 FebKilmarnock1-5CelticSFAC
2007/2008Sat 19 JanCeltic1 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2007/2008Sat 03 NovKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2007/2008Sun 05 AugCeltic0 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 22 AprKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL
2006/2007Tue 02 JanCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2006/2007Sun 29 OctKilmarnock1 - 2CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Kilmarnock are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Killie in those games, with 3 conceded.

Celtic's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Bhoys, and 6 goals against.

Kilmarnock find themselves in a respectable 3rd position, courtesy of the 10 points they have accumulated from 5 games. Celtic sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 10 points from their 5 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Kilmarnock64117213
Celtic632111711

FootyMad's prediction ...

Kilmarnock are starting to turn Rugby Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Kilmarnock Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Celtic Undefeated in last 5 away games.