Rangers’ last nine opening day results compared to Celtic ahead of new Scottish Premiership season
Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side get the new campaign underway at Livingston while the Hoops host Aberdeen on Sunday.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side will begin the new campaign in the early kick off on Saturday as they travel to Livingston while the Hoops start their title defence on Sunday at home to Aberdeen.
In between, St Johnston host Hibs and Dundee United travel to newly promoted Kilmarnock while Hearts host Ross County and Motherwell are at St Mirren.
It will be the tenth season of the Scottish Premiership, since the SPL and SFL combined in 2013 to form the SPFL, and previous opening weekend’s have provided some memorable moments for the two Glasgow giants.
Celtic have won eight of their last nine season openers while Rangers have been less consistent but did begin the dawn of the SPFL further down the divisions.
Both sides have seen multiple changes in managers and players over those years with several familiar faces having spent their time at Celtic Park and Ibrox to differing success.
Here, we look back at the last nine opening games of the season for both Celtic and Rangers since the SPFL was formed in the 2013/14 season: