Kilmarnock vs Celtic 2016 Scotland Premiership: Match Preview and Prediction
Fixture: Kilmarnock vs Celtic
Competition: Scotland Premiership 2016-17
Date: Fryday, 18 November, 19:45 GMT
Stadium: Rugby Park, Kilmarnock.
Kilmarnock vs Celtic: Preview
Kilmarnock vs Celtic match is going to be held on 18th November at Rugby Park. It’s an important football clash between two Scottish football clubs where Kilmarnock try to give their best efforts to stay away from the relegation zone and Celtic will try to increase the points gap with other teams in Scotland Premiership table. Kilmarnock held a goalless draw against Hamilton and Celtic has registered a 3-0 home win against Inverness CT in their previous league matches.
At the moment, performance of Kilmarnock side is not so good and they have secured only 3 wins, 5 draws and 5 defeats along with 7th position in Scotland Premiership 2016/17. In other side Celtic will try to continue their unbeaten run with 10 wins, 1 draw along with top position in the Scotland Premiership table. Celtic will start the match as favorite against Kilmarnock in this crucial away fixture of Scotland Premiership at Rugby Park.
Key Fact: Celtic will host Spanish football giant Barcelona in their crucial home match in Champions League on upcoming Wednesday. So, it may happen that Celtic will not give their 100% efforts on this match against Kilmarnock.
Kilmarnock vs Celtic: Head-to-Head Stats
- Both teams have played 82 matches against each other in all the competitions. Celtic has registered 60 wins, 16 draws and 6 defeats against Kilmarnock. Kilmarnock has scored 53 goals against Celtic and concedes 189 goals against them.
- Celtic has registered a 6-1 home win against Kilmarnock in their last meetings in the match of Scotland Premiership on 24th Aug, 2016. So, they will play against each other within an interval of 2 months gap.
Kilmarnock vs Celtic: Prediction
Kilmarnock will try their best to secure at least a home draw from this match and Celtic will try to continue their amazing form with an away win from this fixture. There is no doubt that Celtic is favorite side to win this match against Kilmarnock when they will play against each other at Rugby Park.
Predicted result will be an away win for Celtic.