Rangers failed to overcome Celtic in six makes an attempt ultimate season however head into this Old Firm conflict in assured temper.
They are unbeaten in 5 outings (W3 D2) and edged Patrick Thistle Three-1 after additional time within the Scottish League Cup on Tuesday evening.
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha is adamant his facet can take aside competitors Celtic these days and slender the distance on the most sensible of the Scottish Premiership to 2 issues.
Brendan Rodgers sees issues otherwise, then again, and may deliver Moussa Dembele again into his beginning XI.
Rodgers has a wealth of ability to make a choice from at Celtic and they have got to this point cruised to the highest of the desk on this early level of the season.
Rangers vs Celtic kicks off at 12midday with the entire line americabeing printed at 11am.
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Nicholas backs Hoops
10:15: Charlie Nicholas reckons Celtic may run revolt at Ibrox if Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha performs 4 in defence.
Writing in his column for the Scottish Daily Express, Nicholas mentioned: “If Rangers play with a again 4 then Celtic will beat them as a result of Rangers gained’t be secure or safe.
“If that used to be the case, I’d again Celtic by way of a few objectives.
“I refuse to indulge on this garbage that Rangers must assault as a result of they’re at house. No, they don’t. Rangers fanatics are on the point of every other embarrassment – they have got had it already in fresh Old Firm video games.
“What the Rangers fanatics are taking a look and hoping for is one thing other from their staff, and Graham Dorrans and Ryan Jack give them just a little extra high quality.
“If Rangers have been to lose, then the drive might be on Caixinha – except his avid gamers and his staff display there was an development.
“Results, as everyone knows, at Rangers and Celtic are the be all and finish all.”
Celtic favourites to win
10:00: The shape guide backs Celtic closely to win this conflict.
The Hoops gained 5 of the six Old Firm suits ultimate season, two of which by way of a Five-1 scoreline.
It used to be Rangers’ first season again within the most sensible flight however Celtic laid down the gauntlet with dominate presentations each house and away.
Rangers have began the season neatly sufficient and reacted definitely to their surprise go out from Europe.
But Celtic are the tempo setters already in Scotland with 5 wins and a draw from their opening six video games.
Rangers vs Celtic building up
09:30: Welcome to our are living protection of Rangers vs Celtic – the primary Old Firm of the season.
You might marvel what all of the fuss is set when taking a look again eventually time period and Celtic W5 D1 file over their competitors.
But the beginning of a brand new season brings contemporary hope for Rangers that they can get one over their Glasgow neighbours.
Make positive to stay with us for all of the building up and are living updates all the way through the fit.