The Old firm rivalry is an epic bout between the Scottish football masters Celtic and Rangers. The Matchday 22 of this season holds this matchup of Old firm violence and it is a suitable time to write about it now and also both the teams are awaiting their Matchday 21 rivals before the epic fixture. The Glasgow Rangers as the leaders of the table glittering as ‘untouchable one’ with the lofty points. Upon Playing 20 matches, they were unbeatable till now.
As the Defenders of last year’s Scottish Cup, Glasgow Celtic didn’t meet their standards till now in this season. On seeing the Old firm result history, Celtic seems a bit lenient this season. They faced one and only defeat against Rangers, otherwise remaining undefeated. The Rangers acquire the holding rights to host Celtic on the south side of the River Clyde at Ibrox Stadium, Scotland on 02-01-2021
Rangers VS Celtic Livestream Online
Here is the list of channels where the Rangers VS Celtic game is on.
|Countries||TV Channels||Start Time|
|United States||ESPN+||07:30 AM ET|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football, SKY GO Extra||12:30 PM BST|
|Italy||Sky Sport Uno, SKY Go Italia, NOW TV||01:30 PM CEST|
|Mexico||ESPN Play Norte, ESPN2 Norte||06:30 AM CST|
|Russia||matchtv.ru, Match! Football 3, Sportbox.ru||03:30 PM MSK|
|Brazil||GUIGO, ESPN Brasil, Watch ESPN Brasil||09:30 AM BRT|
|Australia||beIN Sports Connect, Kayo Sports, beIN SPORTS 2||11:30 PM AEDT|
|Ireland||Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football, SKY GO Extra||12:30 PM GMT|
|China||QQ Sports Live||08:30 AM CST|
|Portugal||Eleven Sports 2 Portugal||12:30 PM WET|
|British Virgin Islands||ESPN Caribbean||08:30 AM AST|
|Costa Rica||ESPN2 Norte, ESPN Play Norte||06:30 AM ET|
|Croatia||Arena Sport 1||01:30 PM CET|
|Cuba||ESPN Caribbean||07:30 AM CST|
|Dominican Republic||ESPN Play Norte, ESPN Caribbean, ESPN2 Norte||08:30 AM AST|
|Iceland||Viaplay Iceland||12:30 PM GMT|
|Jamaica||ESPN Caribbean||07:30 AM EST|
|Nicaragua||ESPN Play Norte, ESPN2 Norte||06:30 AM CST|
|Panama||ESPN Play Norte, ESPN2 Norte||07:30 AM EST|
|US Virgin Islands||ESPN Caribbean||08:30 AM AST|
|Denmark||Viaplay||01:30 PM CET|
|Finland||Viaplay||02:30 PM EET|
|Norway||Viaplay||01:30 PM CET|
|Sweden||Viaplay, TV3 Sport||01:30 PM CET|
|Poland||Polsat Sport||01:30 PM CET|
|International||Celtic TV, Rangers TV|
When is the Rangers vs Celtic rivalry?
Event – Rangers vs Celtic
Date – January 02nd, 2021
Time – 12:30 BST or 07:30 AM ET
Where does the Rangers vs Celtic happen?
The event will happen in Ibrox Stadium, Scotland.
Rangers Upcoming Fixtures
30-12-2020 – St.Mirren vs Rangers (before Old Firm Derby)
10-01-2021 – Aberdeen vs Rangers
17-01-2021 – Motherwell vs Rangers
23-01-2021 – Rangers vs Ross Country
Celtic Upcoming Fixtures
30-12-2020 – Celtic vs Dundee Utd (before Old Firm Derby)
11-01-2021 – Celtic vs Hibernian
16-01-2021 – Celtic vs Livingston
20-01-2021 – Livingston vs Celtic
Rangers VS Celtic Review and Analysis
Rangers are standing in the Premiership fixtures with unbeaten records. On the most glorious boxing day, the Glasgow Rangers had the important clash with significant clinchers of league Hibernian, where the Midfielder of Rangers Ianis Hagi made the crucial goal in the 33rd minute. The match with St. Johnstone gifted them a 3-0 win. The Goals from Kemar Roofe played a substantial role in their victory over Motherwell in the Matchday 18 clash.
Glasgow Celtic lastly faced Hamilton in their Premiership fixtures. It was a 0-3 for the Neil Lennon men. Priorly, they have faced Ross Country to make a 2-0 victory, Leigh Griffiths and David Turnbell are shining by kicking the essential goals of the games. In the Scottish Cup fixtures with the Hearts, after a 1-1 draw, the match proceeded to extra time but again it tended to 2-2 draw. Then after the Penalty kick, the celts were announced as winners with 4-3.
Rangers VS Celtic Team news
On the Rangers side, literally, there were no major absentees in the team, Steve Gerrard has maintained a well-formed derby also he is welcomed by Liverpool to replace Jurgen Klopp. The Midfielder Ryan Jack suffered an injury last month and will be out for this clash. Other than him, Defender Nikola Katic was found absent for the entire season after his Knee Injury this July.
The Celtic’s Derby also didn’t have any major flaws this time, but the overall efficiency was less as compared to the previous seasons. The Defender Hatem Abd Elhamed got injured in their Europa League Fixture and will be missing in this match. Also, the return date of Midfielder James Forrest who got an ankle injury this September is still unknown.
Rangers VS Celtic Head-to-Head
Matches Played – 90
Rangers Won – 27
Celtic Won – 44
Rangers last 5 matches
Rangers vs Hibernian – (1-0) win
St Johnstone vs Rangers – (0-3) win
Rangers vs Motherwell – (3-1) win
St. Mirren vs Rangers – (3-2) loss
Dundee Utd vs Rangers – (1-2) win
Celtic last 5 matches
Hamilton vs Celtic – (0-3) win
Celtic vs Ross County – (2-0) win
Celtic vs Hearts – (4-3) win
Celtic vs Kilmarnock – (2-0) win
Celtic vs Lille – (3-2) win
Celtic vs Rangers Predictions
They have faced each other before in Matchday 11, but the Rangers got to win with the score of 0-2 and Conner Goldson geared the two goals in their side. In the last season’s Round 21, the same Old firm rivalry happened, there also Rangers progressed with a 1-2 win. The Head-to-Head statistics of the last 10 matches are giving nearly mixed results while seeing overall results, it was in the favor of Celtic.
The Rangers are also having the lead scorers Tavernier and Roofe to direct the match in the winning direction. The Celts also have Griffiths and Edouard on their side. The home ground is the one more advantage for the Rangers side.
Overall, there is a chance for a draw, if not Rangers may win with 2-1 in the Old firm Derby.