Scottish Premiership fixtures: What to look out for earlier than the World Cup break | Soccer Information
The ultimate spherical of Scottish Premiership video games earlier than the World Cup break gives loads of intrigue throughout the league.
Rangers will need a sturdy efficiency at St Mirren, dwell on Sky Sports activities, to make sure they don’t drop any greater than seven factors behind Celtic within the title race.
The leaders are at house to Ross County with the Staggies liable to dropping again to the foot of the desk in the event that they lose and Dundee United and Kilmarnock win.
Right here we check out what’s at stake this weekend…
What’s dwell on Sky Sports activities?
Rangers head to Paisley understanding they want a win to stay inside touching distance of leaders Celtic.
They beat Hearts 1-0 in midweek to ease some stress on the gamers and Giovanni van Bronckhorst after their shock defeat at St Johnstone final weekend.
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St Mirren are with out a win of their final three video games however, other than the Previous Agency, have the very best house file within the league this season taking 17 of a potential 24 factors.
Stephen Robinson’s aspect have already managed to beat Celtic on the SMiSA Stadium and will likely be aiming for an additional upset to finish the primary a part of the marketing campaign as excessive as third.
Will Celtic’s profitable house file proceed?
After a hard-fought win at Motherwell in midweek, Ange Postecoglou is demanding his Celtic gamers hold their requirements excessive and head into the break on the again of eight straight victories.
Celtic even have a 100 per cent file at house this season and will likely be eager to keep up that in opposition to a Ross County aspect who’ve received their final two video games as they give the impression of being to keep away from a relegation battle.
If they’ll pull off a shock victory they’ll transfer as much as ninth within the desk, however defeat might see them again on the backside on objective distinction if each Dundee United and Kilmarnock take most factors.
Can Hearts leapfrog Livi?
It’s again to Tynecastle for Hearts as they give the impression of being to bounce again from their 1-0 defeat at Rangers to maneuver right into a European place earlier than the break.
They face an in-form Livingston aspect who sit fourth within the Scottish Premiership after a 2-1 win in opposition to Aberdeen.
Defensively Livi are sturdy this season having conceded the fewest objectives outdoors the Previous Agency.
This may very well be an entertaining battle within the capital.
Can Kilmarnock transfer off the underside?
Either side head into the match at Rugby Park on the again of midweek defeats.
Derek McInnes was compelled to apologise to the Kilmarnock followers after a 4-0 loss at fellow strugglers Dundee United noticed them drop to the foot of the desk whereas Hibs misplaced 2-0 at house to Ross County.
Killie are on a run of three straight defeats and have managed to attain simply 11 objectives of their first 15 video games of the season.
Hibs although have struggled on the highway to date managing simply two wins from seven video games, so it may very well be an intriguing encounter at Rugby Park.
Will St Johnstone’s unbeaten run proceed?
Callum Davidson’s in-form aspect are with out a defeat of their final 4 matches after following up their shock win over Rangers with a late draw at St Mirren in midweek.
St Johnstone presently sit sixth within the league, however a victory might see them head into the break in third place relying on different outcomes.
Motherwell are simply 4 factors above the relegation zone after dropping their final two video games, in opposition to Hearts and Celtic, by a single objective.
Steven Hammell will take confidence from their away type, although, with 4 of their 5 wins this season being on the highway.
Can United beat Aberdeen once more?
It’s again to Pittodrie for Aberdeen on Saturday night after one other bruising away defeat.
They misplaced at Livingston in midweek whereas Dundee United thumped Kilmarnock 4-0 to maneuver off the underside of the Scottish Premiership.
The Dons will really feel they’ve a rating to settle after United beat them 4-0 at Tannadice final month.
Victory for Jim Goodwin’s aspect would see them head into the break a most of 10 factors behind second-placed Rangers, whereas a win for Liam Fox’s males might see them transfer out of the relegation zone.
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