Rangers vs Celtic: Stats, referee, kick-off time and TV details
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Rangers vs Celtic: Stats, referee, kick-off time and TV details

Ahead of Rangers vs Celtic at Parkhead on Wednesday night, we’ve provided some stats as well as referee, kick-off and TV details.

This is the second Old Firm of the season, with the Gers winning the first 1-0 at Ibrox in August thanks to a 66th-minute header from Filip Helander.

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Rangers are unbeaten in six derbies, winning five of those.

However, all of those matches took place during Steven Gerrard’s tenure, with this Old Firm Gio van Bronckhorst’s first as a manager.

Celtic are the form side coming into the game as they’ve won their last four in the league, while Rangers have dropped points in two of their last three Premiership matches, both of which were away from home.

GvB is still unbeaten in domestic football as boss, though, and not only do the Gers have two more points than their fiercest rivals, they’ve scored more goals so far this campaign (48 to 47).

Rangers vs Celtic: Kick-off, referee and TV details

The match is taking place at Celtic Park and is due to kick off at 1945.

It will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football, with coverage beginning at 1900.

The man in charge of the contest will be Bobby Madden.

The 43-year-old whistler has refereed Rangers matches on 44 previous occasions, with the Gers winning 32, drawing four and losing eight [Transfermarkt].

Madden has sent off ten Rangers players and six opposition players, while he’s awarded the Light Blues 12 penalties and given six to their opponents.

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Gers team news

High-profile deadline day signing Aaron Ramsey isn’t in contention to face the Hoops as he’s short of match fitness.

Filip Helander is also not yet ready to return to action following injury, despite resuming training a number of weeks ago.

Fellow centre-back Leon Balogun is fit again, though, and could come back into the team to replace Calvin Bassey.

Ahead of kick-off, check out our Predicted XI in full.

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