Falkirk prepare to entertain Celtic at The Falkirk Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning just 17 of the 79 games played, and losing 41.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, with Celtic inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Bairns 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 23 Dec||Celtic||1 - 0||Falkirk||SPL|
|2006/2007||Tue 07 Nov||Celtic||1 - 1||Falkirk||SLGC|
|2006/2007||Sun 01 Oct||Falkirk||0-1||Celtic||SPL|
|2005/2006||Wed 08 Feb||Celtic||2 - 1||Falkirk||SPL|
|2005/2006||Sun 06 Nov||Falkirk||0 - 3||Celtic||SPL|
|2005/2006||Wed 21 Sep||Celtic||2 - 1||Falkirk||SLGC|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Celtic||3 - 1||Falkirk||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Falkirk's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Bairns have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Bhoys, and 3 goals against.
Falkirk see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 33 points from their 30 games played so far, Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 30 games giving them a return of 74 points.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Bairns at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Bhoys come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Falkirk||Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 8 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Celtic||7 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.