Hibernian face a trip to Glasgow Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hibees will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 80 and win only 22 of the 132 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2003, with Celtic annihilating their visitors 6 - 0 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:|
|2004/2005||Sun 19 Sep||Hibernian||2 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sun 21 Mar||Hibernian||0 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Dec||Celtic||6 - 0||Hibernian||SPL|
|2003/2004||Thu 18 Dec||Hibernian||2 - 1||Celtic||SLC|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Hibernian||1 - 2||Celtic||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sun 02 Mar||Celtic||3 - 2||Hibernian||SPL|
|2002/2003||Wed 04 Dec||Hibernian||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Glasgow Celtic have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 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. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Celtic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 38 points from 16 games. Hibernian find themselves in a respectable 4th position, courtesy of the 27 points they have accumulated from 16 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.|
16 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Hibernian||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.