Rangers vs Celtic Head-to-Head: Return of the Old Firm Derby

Rangers step into the Old Firm Derby after having been knocked out of the Champions League by PSV Eindhoven. More than the exit, Rangers will be hurt by the 5-1 thrashing from the Dutch outfit. They go up against a Celtic team who have not managed a victory in consecutive matches. The loss against Kilmarnock in the League Cup had been followed up by a draw with St Johnstone.

Rangers vs Celtic Head-to-Head Record

The Old Firm derby is one of the most celebrated rivalries in world football. There have been 436 meetings between Rangers and Celtic since the very first meeting in 1888. A significant chunk of these meetings have taken place in the Scottish League championship. There have been 115 meetings in the top division league matches with Celtic coming out on top by a slender margin of 52 wins. Rangers are not far behind with 41 wins.

Rangers wins: 41

Draws: 22

Celtic wins: 52

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Rangers vs Celtic Last Five Head-to-Head Matches

Rangers 3-0 Celtic (13/05/2023)

Rangers picked up the biggest win of their recent matches against Celtic after a 3-0 success back in May. This was the biggest success for Rangers in this fixture since 2021. Todd Cantwell sent Rangers on their way after just five minutes. There are further goals from John Souttar and Fashion Sakala Jnr to be a big victory over Celtic in what turned out to the Ange Postecoglou’s final Old Firm derby.

Rangers 0-1 Celtic (30/04/2023)

Celtic continued with their impressive run of victories at the Ibrox Stadium after getting a 1-0 success in this match. There was not much to separate the two clubs over the 90 minutes and the decisive goal in the game came just before the break through Jota. Rangers pushed for an equaliser that never arrived.

Celtic 3-2 Rangers (10/05/2023)

Rangers almost snatched a well-earned draw in the last away game against Celtic. The match finished as a 3-2 victory for Celtic, who had taken the lead twice in the game only to see James Tavernier produce a solid comeback on multiple occasions. Kyogo Furuhashi came up with a brace for Celtic while the winner came from Jota.

Rangers 1-2 Celtic (26/02/2023)

Celtic continued the excellent performance against Rangers at Ibrox Stadium with a second consecutive victory. Kyogo Furuhashi came up with the two goals for Celtic in what would turn out to be a dream run for the player against Rangers, as he would go on to get more goals in the subsequent meeting as well. After a quickfire double from Kyogo Furuhashi either side of the break, Alfredo Morelos pulled one back for Rangers that only turned out to be a consolation.

Rangers 2-2 Celtic (02/01/2023)

Rangers and Celtic played out in this high-scoring draw at Ibrox Stadium. Daizen Maeda provided Celtic with an early lead after just five minutes. However, it looked like Rangers had turned around the situation after goals either side of the break from Ryan Kent and James Tavernier. However, Kyogo Furuhashi came up with a late goal to secure a point for Celtic.

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