FM Preview: Rangers v Celtic 18 Sep 2011

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Last updated : 17 September 2011

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Celtic fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Celtic at Ibrox Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 162 games played, Gers have recorded 81 wins, and Celtic have come away with 35 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Sun 24 Oct Celtic 1 - 3 Rangers Scottish Premier

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

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The Gers have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

The Bhoys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bhoys, and 3 goals against.

Rangers are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 6 games giving them a return of 16 points.

Celtic's total of 15 points from their 6 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
Rangers 6 4 1 1 10 3 13
Celtic 6 2 1 3 7 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Rangers at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Gers will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Celtic 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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