FM Preview: Celtic v Rangers 29 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 28 April 2012

Footymad preview History of the Celtic v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Celtic at Parkhead at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 164 games played, Gers have recorded 48 wins, and Celtic have come away with 72 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was earlier this season, the Bhoys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 25 Mar Rangers 3 - 2 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Wed 28 Dec Celtic 1-0 Rangers Scottish Premier
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. The Bhoys have scored 9 and conceded 1 during this period.

Rangers's away form is equally impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Gers pummel 16 goals, and let in 6.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 34 games giving them a return of 84 points.

Rangers's total of 66 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 3 0 3 14 6 9
Rangers 6 4 0 2 13 8 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rangers are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Celtic. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Celtic 15 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Rangers 20 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.

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Rangers Match Reports

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