Hibernian prepare to entertain Celtic at Easter Road Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 70 of the 140 previous games, with the The Hibees winning just 34.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Easter Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2007, the The Hibees carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 20 May||Hibernian||2-1||Celtic||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Hibernian have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Hibees in those games, with 10 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 games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the The Bhoys, and 5 goals against.
Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 12 points they have accumulated from 6 games. Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 6 games giving them a return of 16 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the The Hibees, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Hibernian||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Celtic||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.