Our prediction for this Scottish Premiership match:
There will be fireworks when Celtic and Rangers face each other in the first Old Firm derby of the season. The Hoops have been in a splendid form ahead of the local derby, with the team eyeing their eighth consecutive Premiership win. The good news for the hosts is that Leigh Griffiths has overcome his injury. To make things even better for Neil Lennon, Albian Ajeti should recover in time to face Rangers a well.
However, Ryan Christie, Odsonne Edouard and Nir Bitton have all been tested positive for coronavirus, which is the main reason why home win should not be considered. The Gers, on the other hand, are eager to retain top position in the standings. Steven Gerrard’s troops are determined to put an end to Celtic’s dominance in the Scottish football, and they should take advantage of the current situation in the home team’s dressing room. Arribo and Katic are injured for the visitors, while Roofe is rated doubtful.
Highlighted Player (Christopher Jullien):
Christopher Jullien is a professional footballer who plays for Toulouse as a defender. The 195-cm-tall centre-back played for Auxere youth team from 2005 to 2011 and he made his first-team debut for the club on August 24, 2012 in a 2-1 win over Stade Lavallois.
Christopher Jullien scored his first ever goal a week later in a Coupe de la Ligue clash against Dijon. The French defender made 25 appearances in the league for Auxerre and in 2013 he moved to Germany, signing a professional contract with Freiburg. Jullien made only one appearance for the first team, but it has to be noted that he scored five goals in 49 games for the second team. After ending his loan spell with Dijon in the summer of 2016, he signed a four-year deal with Ligue 1 side Toulouse.
Christopher Jullien scored four goals, while providing one assist for his teammates in the 2016/2017 Ligue 1 campaign. The French footballer was born on March 22, 1993 in Lagny-sur-Marne and his preferred foot is right.
Highlighted Team (Rangers):
Glasgow Rangers are one of the two synonyms for Scottish Football. Glasgow Rangers were founded back in 1872 and they have been playing an important role in the Scottish top flight ever since. The Gers won their 54th Scottish Premier League title in the 2010/2011 season, but winning of European Cup Winners’ Cup trophy in 1972 is considered the club’s biggest success.
Glasgow Rangers defeated Dynamo Moscow in the final of the competition, with the likes of Stein and Johnston (two goals) scoring for the Scottish side. Celtic are considered the club’s biggest rivals and there have always been fireworks when the two teams meet in the Old Firm derby. The likes of Paul Gascoigne, David Weir, Stefan Klos, Chris Boyd, Ian Durrant and Kenny Miller are some of Rangers’ former notable players.
It has to be noted that the Gers welcome their rivals at Ibrox Stadium, the venue with the capacity of 50,817. Rangers’ support is largely drawn from the Protestant Unionist community.