FM Preview: Celtic v Rangers 28 Dec 2011

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Last updated : 27 December 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 4 1 1 7 3 13
Rangers 6 3 1 2 7 5 10

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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