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The Celtic have returned to Scottish Premiership action for the first time this season and will face Hibernian at Celtic Park on Monday.

The Celts were in excellent form at the end of last season, attempting to catch rivals Rangers for the championship. They easily beat St Johnstone 3-1 in their most recent league match and were so dominant that they could have scored five goals had they wanted.

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Celtic sit second in the Scottish Premiership with 45 points from 20 games, six points behind Rangers at the top of the table. They will try to win all three next week as they strive to reduce the gap at the top of the standings.

Hibs have struggled somewhat in the early months of 2021, as they’ve dropped two of their opening four games in the Scottish Premier League. However, things might be looking up for Hibernian after a three-game winning streak in the league at the conclusion of 2020. They beat Dundee United 3-1 in their last game, with Kevin

Hibernian are in fifth place in the table with 29 points and will be looking to continue their winning ways when they face Celtic on Monday.

Celtic vs Hibernian Head-to-Head

Between Celtic and Hibernian, there have been exactly 75 meetings. The hosts have won 46 of the encounters, with the visitors claiming 10 victories. There have been 19 ties between them.

Source: sportskeeda.com

The two clubs have not met in a cup encounter since March. Celtic defeated the visitors 2-1 in that previous encounter.

Celtic Form Guide: W-D-W-W-W

Hibernian Form Guide: W-W-W-D-L

Celtic vs Hibernian Team News

Celtic

Karel Mystro is nearing a return from his latest ankle injury, but he will miss Monday’s game against St Johnstone. The Japan international joined David Turnbull, Karamoko Dembele, James Forrest, Christopher Jullien, and Albian Ajeti on the list of absentees for Celtic.

Injured: David Turnbull, Karamoko Dembele, James Forrest, Kyogo Furuhashi, Christopher Jullien, Albian Ajeti

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Hibernian

On Monday, Kyle Magennis and Sean Mackie will not be available to play. Melker Hallberg has recovered from a five-month absence due to injury and should return to the squad.

Injured: Kyle Magennis, Sean Mackie

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Celtic vs Hibernian Predicted XI

Celtic Predicted XI (4-3-3)Joe Hart; Liam Scales, Carl Starfelt, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Stephen Welsh; Nir Bitton, Callum McGregor, Tom Rogic; Jota, Josip Juranovic, Liel Abada

Hibernian Predicted XI (3-4-1-2): Matt Macey; Lewis Stevenson, Paul Hanlon, Ryan Porteous; Josh Doig, Jake Doyle-Hayes, Josh Campbell, Christopher Cadden; Drey Wright; Martin Boyle, Kevin Nisbet

Celtic vs Hibernian Prediction

The current form of Celtic is excellent. They have won their past nine matches and only lost one of their past 19 across all competitions. The club has yet to lose at home this season, and Monday’s encounter will give them a welcome opportunity to shine.

Hibernian are also in good form, having won three games in a row and a four-game winning streak in the Scottish Premiership. However, the visitors may find that going to Celtic Park is too challenging.


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