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Rangers journey to Celtic Park on Saturday for the Premiership fixture with home side Celtic.
Our Celtic v Rangers predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Celtic, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 Premiership success over St Johnstone.
In that game, Celtic had 69% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Celtic, the goals were scored by Leigh Griffiths (90') and Patryk Klimala (93').
Celtic haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 12 during that time and have conceded a total of 3.
Coming into this contest, Celtic are undefeated in their last 3 home league matches.
Rangers will go into the encounter following on from a 2-0 Premiership win with the eclipse of Ross County in their last outing.
In that game, Rangers had 72% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For Rangers, goals were scored by James Tavernier (17') and Brandon Barker (88').
Over the course of their last six clashes, Rangers have helped themselves to a tally of 20 goals. The Gers have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, they’ve had 4 goals go into their own net. We will find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Going into this one, Rangers have not been beaten in their last 7 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings dating back to 29/12/2018, there has been little between the sides with Celtic winning 3 of those games, Rangers 3 and 0 being draws in normal time.
A combined total of 12 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 6 for The Bhoys and 6 belonging to The Gers. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
Team News: Celtic
Odsonne Edouard (Corona virus), Ryan Christie (Quarantine), Nir Bitton (Corona virus), Hatem Abd Elhamed (Corona virus), Mikey Johnston (Medial Collateral Ligament Injury) and James Forrest (Ankle Injury) will not be able to play for Celtic gaffer Neil Lennon.
Team News: Rangers
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has multiple availability issues to deal with. Joe Aribo (Ankle Injury) and Nikola Katic (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
We feel that Rangers and Celtic should both be able to find the back of the net here although it’s difficult to select a clear winner.
A draw is a real possibility, as we are expecting there to be little between them. That is why we are leaning toward a very close game with a 1-1 score when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Celtic Park (60,411)
Captain: Scott Brown
Chairman: Ian Bankier
Manager: Neil Lennon
Competitions: Premiership position 2, Europa League (Group H), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Player: Patryk Klimala
Normally played in the Striker position, Patryk Klimala was born in Świdnica, Poland. After making a first senior appearance for Wigry Suwalki in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Premiership 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 9 appearances.