Celtic aim to end year on a high

Bloemfontein Celtic will look to end 2012 on a high when they host Black Leopards in the Absa Premiership at Free State Stadium on Wednesday, 19 December 2012.

Celtic ended a three-game winless streak in the league when they defeated Moroka Swallows 2-1 on the weekend.

The Bloemfontein side has a fine home record this season, with five wins from seven matches,

Phunya Sele Sele are placed seventh on the Absa Premiership log with 20 points from 15 matches.

Leopards suffered a second successive defeat for the first time this season with a 2-1 loss at home to Free State Stars at the weekend.

The Limpopo side has recorded two wins, three draws and two defeats from their seven matches on the road so far.

Lidoda Duvha are placed 12th on the Absa Premiership log with 16 points from 15 matches.

In head-to-head stats, Celtic and Leopards have met in 11 league matches since 2004/05.

The record is dead even between the teams: three wins apiece, five draws and 18 goals scored each.

Celtic have won two, drawn two and lost one of their five home matches against Leopards down the years.

When the teams met earlier this season, Lidoda Duvha triumphed 3-2 at home thanks to goals from Amidu, Madimba and Ramagalela.

kick-off at 19h30.