FM Preview: Celtic v Rangers 28 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 27th December 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Celtic take on Rangers in a Scottish Premier match on 28th December 2011 at 19:45.
History of the Celtic v Rangers fixture
Rangers face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 163 games played, Gers have recorded 48 wins, and Celtic have come away with 71 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 18 Sep||Rangers||4 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 24 Apr||Rangers||0 - 0||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 20 Mar||Celtic||1 - 2||Rangers||Scottish League Cup|
|2010/2011||Wed 02 Mar||Celtic||1-0||Rangers||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 20 Feb||Celtic||3 - 0||Rangers||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sun 06 Feb||Rangers||2 - 2||Celtic||Scottish F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 02 Jan||Rangers||0 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Bhoys, with 4 goals against.
Rangers's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Gers pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.
Celtic's total of 47 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 20 games giving them a return of 48 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Gers to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Rangers take away one point. No-score draw
|Celtic||7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Rangers||12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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