On Sunday, In the Scottish League Cup Final, Hibernian and Celtic go head to head looking for the first piece of major silverware this season.
Ange Postecoglou is looking to win his first trophy as manager of the Parkhead club and Celtic’s first trophy since the 2019/20 season, having gone empty-handed last campaign, much to many fans bemusement.
Hibernian, will be no pushover for their opponents on Sunday, having beat Rangers 3-1 in the semi-finals of the cup via a Martin Boyle hattrick at Hampden Park.
David Gray looks set to lead out Hibs for the League Cup final following the sacking of Jack Ross as they loiter seventh in the Scottish Premiership. In Hibs last five matches, they have lost 1-0 to both Rangers and Livingston, as well as drawing 1-1 with Motherwell and St Mirren and beat Dundee 1-0 last time out via an own goal from Paul McMullan.
Celtic can come into this cup final full of confidence, having won all of their last five matches across all competitions, firstly, defeating Hearts 1-0, as well as Dundee United 3-0, before earning a credible victory over Real Betis in the Europa League thanks to goals by Stephen Welsh, Ewan Henderson and David Turnbull in their 3-2 victory over the Spaniards. Their last two matches have also seen them beat Motherwell 1-0 and Ross County 2-1.
The last meeting between these two sides resulted in a 3-1 win for Celtic at Easter Road, as goals from Anthony Ralston, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Kyogo Furuhashi gave them a 3-0 lead after just 30 minutes.
Prediction: Hibernian 1-2 Celtic 7/1