Three reasons Rangers might not be the walkover Celtic fans expect

It’s easy to understand why Celtic fans are so confident heading into Saturday’s fixture against Rangers. The Hoops have arguably never been so dominant in Scottish football. No team can get close to them right now and they still haven’t been beaten by a domestic side since Brendan Rodgers came into the club last summer.

A recent humbling by Paris Saint-Germain could have thrown them off their game but they’ve bounced back from that with two victories in which they’ve scored four goals. In fact they’ve scored four goals in a massive eight of their 15 fixtures so far this season in all competitions. It’s remarkable form and ominous for Rangers. It’s true too that the last time the two sides met at Ibrox the Bhoys ran out 5-1 winners.

However, derbies can be curious things and sometimes all logic goes out of the window. Is there any hope for the Light Blues?

Here are three reasons why they might be quite the walkover that Celtic fans think they’ll be…