FootyMAD's Glasgow Celtic match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Glasgow Celtic v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Glasgow Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 72 of the 91 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, 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:
2003/2004Sat 01 NovKilmarnock0 - 5CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 25 MayKilmarnock0 - 4CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 13 AprCeltic2 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2002/2003Sun 15 DecKilmarnock1 - 1CelticSPL
2002/2003Sat 28 SepCeltic5 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2001/2002Sat 26 JanKilmarnock0 - 2CelticSFAC
2001/2002Sat 12 JanKilmarnock0 - 2CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 3.

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 21 games giving them a return of 61 points. Kilmarnock are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 21 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Killie are doing reasonably well on their travels in recent games, but FootyMad think this will not be enough to stop what should be a relatively comfortable home win for Celtic. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Kilmarnock 8 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.