FootyMAD's Glasgow Celtic match preview

Last updated : 28 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Glasgow Celtic v Livingston fixture

Livingston face a trip to Glasgow Celtic at Celtic Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occassion, the match has ended in defeat for the Livi Lions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Celtic annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 06 DecLivingston0 - 2CelticSPL
2003/2004Sat 30 AugCeltic5 - 1LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sun 09 FebCeltic2 - 1LivingstonSPL
2002/2003Sun 24 NovLivingston0 - 2CelticSPL
2002/2003Sun 01 SepCeltic2 - 0LivingstonSPL
2001/2002Sat 06 AprCeltic5 - 1LivingstonSPL
2001/2002Wed 30 JanLivingston1 - 3CelticSPL

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 21 goals, and conceded 2.

Livingston have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 25 games giving them a return of 73 points. Livingston's 29 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Livingston have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Celtic may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Won 8 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 12 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Livingston Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.