Week 22 brings us a match on Jan 2nd where Celtic hosts Rangers at Celtic Park in a Premiership match in the ever popular Glasgow derby. In their last match, Celtic recorded a 0-0 scoreless draw against St. Mirren. Neither St. Mirren nor Celtic could manage to put one past the goalie. They had 5 and 32 shots on net respectively, but no one could score, and the match ended in a scoreless draw,. Celtic is on a hot streak lately, with 8 wins in their last 10 matches, while rangers is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Dundee United. James Tavernier scored the first goal for Rangers in the 71st minute on a penalty kick, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster At the end of 90 a dissapointed Dundee United couldn’t manage to score, and Rangers took the shutout win. Rangers looks to continue their winning ways, having 9 wins in their last 10 matches.
In their last match on the 29th of August, Rangers was victorious by a score of 1 to 0. Filip Helander struck first for Rangers in the 66th minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Celtic was frustrated by Rangers’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Rangers ended the match with the shutout victory.
Rangers’s most prolific scorer has been Alfredo Morelos. The attacker has netted 3 goals over the last five matches. Both David Turnbull and Tom Rogić have been the hottest scorers for Celtic in the last 5 each having scored 2 goals.