FootyMAD's Glasgow Celtic match preview

Last updated : 28 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Glasgow Celtic v Partick Thistle fixture

Partick face a trip to Glasgow Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 67 out of 100 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2002, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a Scottish Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugPartick1 - 2CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 02 FebPartick0 - 2CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 17 NovCeltic4 - 0PartickSPL
2002/2003Wed 06 NovCeltic1 - 1PartickSLC
2002/2003Sat 24 AugPartick0 - 1CelticSPL
1995/1996Sat 27 AprPartick2 - 4CelticSPL
1995/1996Sat 24 FebCeltic4 - 0PartickSPL

Recent respective form guides

Glasgow 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 22 goals, and conceded 1.

In complete contrast to Celtic, Partick are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Jags have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 13 games giving them a return of 37 points. Partick find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 2 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Jags are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Celtic. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 13 successive home games.
14 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Partick Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 7 games.
No win in the 14 most recent games.