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SPFL: Celtic vs Hibernian

Celtic vs Hibernian

Celtic kicked off in 2020 with a 0-1 defeat at rival Rangers' field. On the rankings at this time, Celtic are second and 19 points behind Rangers. This is an almost impossible distance to level, meaning that Celtic has become the former champion.

However, compared to the rest of the Scottish national championship, Celtic are still on a very different level and that is why experts say very confident in a victory for the host in the next 90 minutes. Before losing to Rangers, Celtic owned 4 consecutive victories in the national championship.

Things are even easier for the home team when Hibernian is in a form of crisis when he lost the last 3 matches without even scoring 1 goal. On Celtic's field, Hibernian lost 6 consecutive matches in all competitions, 5/6 matches with a minimum difference of 2 goals.

Entering the 23rd round of the Scottish national championship, Celtic will have the dominant hand at home and will clash with Hibernian. It can be said that Celtic's ability to compete for the championship at this time with the leading team of Glasgow Rangers is very difficult, but not so that Celtic's ability to spend 3 points in this opening match is underestimated. In the 22nd round of the Scottish National Championship recently, Celtic suffered empty-handed after a minimal defeat in the Rangers' march to the disadvantage of losing people because of Nir Bitton's red card. However, the previous home team is still maintaining a convincing performance proving that Celtic have won over the last 4 rounds with a record of up to 10 goals.

Currently, Celtic owns 43 points after 19 matches, bringing 13 wins, 4 draws and only lost the remaining 2 matches, so the team is temporarily ranked second on the league rankings. Scotland National Stadium. On the other side of the field, Hibernian just had to dry his shirt after a 3-goal defeat in the match with Livingston at home in the 22nd match of the Scottish league. Obviously Hibernian is showing a contrast with the home team because they have had to receive 3 consecutive defeats and conceded 6 times. After 22 rounds played, Hibernian brought 10 wins, drew 6 and lost the remaining 6 matches, so the team is temporarily ranked 4th on the rankings with 36 points in hand.