FM Preview: Celtic v Rangers 04 May 2010

Last updated : 03 May 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Rangers fixture

Rangers face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 159 games played, The Gers have recorded 47 wins, and Celtic have come away with 68 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 28 FebRangers1 - 0CelticSPL
2009/2010Sun 03 JanCeltic1 - 1RangersSPL
2009/2010Sun 04 OctRangers2 - 1CelticSPL
2008/2009Sat 09 MayRangers1 - 0CelticSPL
2008/2009Sun 15 MarRangers0 - 2CelticSLGC
2008/2009Sun 15 FebCeltic0 - 0RangersSPL
2008/2009Sat 27 DecRangers0 - 1CelticSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

The The Gers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Gers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Celtic's total of 75 points from their 36 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 36 games giving them a return of 86 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for The Gers could well see them head back from Celtic Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 3 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Rangers Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.