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 85 and win only 23 of the 140 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2008, with Celtic running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners 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:|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 May||Celtic||2 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Hibernian||0 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Celtic||1 - 1||Hibernian||SPL|
|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|
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 16 goals for the The Bhoys, with 6 goals against.
Hibernian have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 9 games giving them a return of 22 points. Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 14 points they have accumulated from 9 games.
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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||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Hibernian||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|