History of the Celtic v Hibernian fixture
Hibernian face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hibees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 90 and win only 24 of the 146 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Celtic running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Wed 26 Oct||Hibernian||1 - 4||Celtic||Scottish League Cup|
|2011/2012||Sun 24 Jul||Hibernian||0 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Wed 06 Apr||Celtic||3-1||Hibernian||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Hibernian||0 - 3||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Celtic||2 - 1||Hibernian||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Apr||Celtic||3 - 2||Hibernian||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sun 04 Apr||Hibernian||0 - 1||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
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Recent respective form guides
Celtic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bhoys in those games, with 3 conceded.
Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hibees have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Celtic's total of 22 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Hibernian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 12 points from their 12 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Bhoys, as the Hibees have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Celtic||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Hibernian||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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