Week 23 brings us a match on Jan 11th where Celtic will host Hibernian in a meeting of these two evenly matched Premiership teams. Celtic sits at 2nd place in the tables. In their last match they recorded a 0-1 loss against Rangers. Callum McGregor scored the first goal for Rangers on an own goal in the 70th minute, and with that single goal the scoring was complete. Neither team could manage anything else In the end, Celtic couldn’t muster any offence and Rangers ran away with the shutout win. Celtic should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 18 points in their last 10 matches, while hibernian sits at 4th place in the tables. In their last match they recorded a 0-3 loss against Livingston. Joshua Mullin struck first for Livingston in the 9th minute on a feed from Scott Robinson, then Jon Guthrie added another in the 16th minute In the end, Hibernian was frustrated by Livingston’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Livingston ended the match with the shutout victory. Hibernian is looking for direction having earned 12 points in their last 10 matches.
On Nov 21st, Hibernian hosted Celtic at the Easter Road Stadium in their last match together. Hibernian and Celtic battled to a 2-2 draw. Jamie Murphy scored the first goal for Hibernian in the 52nd minute, then Kevin Nisbet added another in the 59th minute .
Hibernian hasn’t been successful in netting any goals lately. Their top scorers in the last five matches are Kyle Magennis and Kevin Nisbet, and they each have 1 goal. Celtic’s top weapon lately has been David Turnbull, who has 3 goals in the last 5 matches.