‘Says a lot’ - Pundit makes Celtic vs Rangers Viaplay Cup final prediction

Another pundit prediction has dropped ahead of Sunday’s Scottish League Cup final between Celtic and Rangers.
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Celtic and Rangers are now counting down the hours until Sunday’s Viaplay Cup final at Hampden Park.

The Old Firm rivals have been some way apart in the Scottish Premiership so far this season, with Celtic currently nine points clear at the top. But that only makes this cup final that much more intriguing, with Rangers needing to make a statement amid a disappointing season so far.

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Meanwhile, Celtic will be hoping to press home their dominance and make it a season to remember, already looking very likely to win the league title this season. It’s for that reason the Hoops are favourites going into the tie, but pundit Jamie O’Hara believes Rangers might just ‘nick’ the win, selecting Ryan Kent as the difference-maker.

“It’s a huge game, massive game, everyone loves these games, and I think it’s probably the biggest rivalry in the world,” he told Grosvenor Sport. “Both teams are in really good form, Michael Beale’s gone in there, and Rangers are flying. Celtic are flying, no one has let up, and I think it’s going to be a brilliant game to watch.

“I think Michael Beale coming in when he has at Rangers, they’re a little too far behind to catch Celtic in the league, but next season the league title is going to be up for grabs for sure. I think Celtic win the league this season, but if Rangers can nick the Scottish League Cup Final, that says a lot about Michael Beale. If he comes straight in and wins a trophy… it’ll be interesting to see how the future pans out.

“I can’t wait to watch it, it’s a massive one, and I’m going to go with Rangers. Rangers to win it in extra-time, how about that? Ryan Kent scores, it will be 1-1, and then Ryan Kent bags the winner.”

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