Falkirk prepare to entertain Celtic at The Falkirk Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning just 18 of the 81 games played, and losing 42.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 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||Tue 11 Dec||Celtic||4 - 0||Falkirk||SPL|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Falkirk||1-4||Celtic||SPL|
|2006/2007||Sun 18 Mar||Falkirk||1 - 0||Celtic||SPL|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Falkirk have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bairns in those games, with 6 conceded.
Celtic have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Falkirk's 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 6th position. Celtic sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 46 points from their 21 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Bairns go into their game against Celtic in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Falkirk||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Celtic||4 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.