Hearts face a trip to Glasgow Celtic at Celtic Park on Saturday evening, 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 82 and win only 19 of the 136 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2003, the The Bhoys carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 May||Celtic||1 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Hearts||2 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Celtic||4 - 2||Hearts||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sun 20 Oct||Hearts||1 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sun 28 Apr||Hearts||1 - 4||Celtic||SPL|
|2001/2002||Wed 23 Jan||Celtic||2 - 0||Hearts||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 17 Nov||Hearts||0 - 1||Celtic||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Glasgow Celtic could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Bhoys have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 1.
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.
Celtic are leading the way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, with their 8 games giving them a return of 22 points. Hearts are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 14 points from 8 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Hearts have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Celtic may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Celtic||Won 9 successive home games.|
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Hearts||Drawn each of the last 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.