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Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Celtic v Falkirk fixture

Falkirk face a trip to Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 67 of the 86 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win 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:
2009/2010Sun 08 NovFalkirk3 - 3CelticSPL
2009/2010Wed 23 SepFalkirk0 - 4CelticSLGC
2008/2009Wed 08 AprCeltic4 - 0FalkirkSPL
2008/2009Sun 21 DecFalkirk0 - 3CelticSPL
2008/2009Sat 23 AugCeltic3 - 0FalkirkSPL
2007/2008Sun 27 JanFalkirk0 - 1CelticSPL
2007/2008Tue 11 DecCeltic4 - 0FalkirkSPL

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, The Bhoys have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Celtic, Falkirk are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bairns have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic's total of 37 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier. Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 12 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Bhoys, as the Bairns have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Falkirk No sequences of note