Hibernian prepare to entertain Celtic at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning just 33 of the 139 games played, and losing 70.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Celtic||1 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sun 26 Nov||Hibernian||2-2||Celtic||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Celtic||2 - 1||Hibernian||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 16 Apr||Celtic||1 - 1||Hibernian||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 12 Mar||Hibernian||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Celtic||3 - 2||Hibernian||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 18 Sep||Hibernian||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Hibernian have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Hibees in those games, with 7 conceded.
The The Bhoys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Bhoys's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Hibernian's 46 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 37 games giving them a return of 84 points.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Celtic||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.