Hibernian face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Hibees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 84 and win only 23 of the 138 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, the The Bhoys carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 23 Sep||Hibernian||3 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Celtic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The Bhoys, with 4 goals against.
Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Hibees have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 17 games giving them a return of 36 points. Hibernian's 27 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 5th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hibernian 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
|Celtic||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
|Hibernian||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.