FM Preview: Rangers v Celtic 25 Mar 2012

Last updated : 24 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Rangers v Celtic fixture

Rangers prepare to entertain Celtic at Ibrox Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gers are clearly on top, having won 82 and lost only 35 of the 163 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ibrox Stadium was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2010/2011 Sun 06 Feb Rangers 2 - 2 Celtic Scottish F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Rangers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Gers in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Bhoys scoring 19 and conceding 2.

Rangers's total of 54 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 30 games giving them a return of 75 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rangers 6 2 0 4 10 9 6
Celtic 6 4 1 1 13 2 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Gers of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Celtic, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rangers Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Celtic Undefeated in last 17 away games.

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