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History of the Falkirk v Celtic fixture

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 85 games played, and losing 45.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Falkirk Stadium was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 16 JanCeltic1 - 1FalkirkSPL
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

Recent respective form guides

Falkirk's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Bairns have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Celtic's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Bhoys, and 4 goals against.

Falkirk find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 20 points. Celtic's total of 51 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Falkirk62046116
Celtic631211810

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

Sequence statistics:
Falkirk Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Celtic Not won in previous 2 away matches.