History of the St. Johnstone v Celtic fixture
St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Celtic at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 29.31 of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, the Saints carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 11 Nov||Celtic||1 - 1||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2012/2013||Tue 30 Oct||Celtic||5 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish League Cup|
|2012/2013||Sat 15 Sep||St. Johnstone||2-1||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Thu 03 May||Celtic||1 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 01 Apr||Celtic||2 - 0||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 18 Dec||St. Johnstone||0 - 2||Celtic||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sun 21 Aug||Celtic||0 - 1||St. Johnstone||Scottish Premier|
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Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
The away form of Celtic however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Bhoys pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.
St. Johnstone lie just outside the playoff positions in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, picking up 30 points from their 23 games so far.
Celtic are leading the way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, with their 23 games giving them a return of 49 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Saints at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Bhoys come away with an easy victory. Away win
|St. Johnstone||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
|Celtic||8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.
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