FM Preview: Celtic v Heart of Midlothian 07 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 06 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Celtic v Heart of Midlothian fixture

Heart of Midlothian face a trip to Celtic at Parkhead at lunchtime on Sunday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Jambo's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 100 and win only 25 of the 163 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Parkhead was less than a year ago, in May 2012, with Celtic annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Scottish Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 13 May Celtic 5-0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 15 Apr Celtic 1 - 2 Hearts Scottish F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Wed 08 Feb Hearts 0 - 4 Celtic Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Celtic 1 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier
2011/2012 Sun 02 Oct Hearts 2 - 0 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 11 May Hearts 0 - 3 Celtic Scottish Premier
2010/2011 Wed 26 Jan Celtic 4 - 0 Hearts Scottish Premier

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Celtic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Bhoys, with 3 goals against.

Heart of Midlothian have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Jambo's have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 7 games giving them a return of 14 points.

Heart of Midlothian see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 9 points from their 8 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Celtic 6 4 1 1 12 5 13
Heart of Midlothian 6 2 1 3 8 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Celtic Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Heart of Midlothian Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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Heart of Midlothian Match Reports

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