Hibernian prepare to entertain Glasgow Celtic at Easter Road Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. Only 33 wins have been recorded in the 132 games, with 65 ending in defeat.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2002, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Hibees 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:|
|2002/2003||Sun 02 Mar||Celtic||3 - 2||Hibernian||SPL|
|2002/2003||Wed 04 Dec||Hibernian||0-1||Celtic||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||Celtic||1 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Hibernian||1 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Dec||Celtic||3 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 25 Aug||Hibernian||1 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2000/2001||Sun 06 May||Hibernian||2 - 5||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The The Bhoys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the The Bhoys pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.
Hibernian's 8 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 16 points from 6 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hibernian are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Hibernian||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Celtic||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.