How many penalties have Rangers and Celtic been awarded? Staggering record compared to Aberdeen, Hearts, Hibs & more - gallery

Are Rangers and Celtic benefiting from more penalties than other clubs in the Scottish Premiership?

Rangers supporters will still be thanking the VAR gods' decision to award a penalty in the dying moments against Aberdeen in the Premiership last weekend. The Gers salvaged a point thanks to James Tavernier's stoppage-time spot kick, which came after Aberdeen star Stefan Gartenmann was judged to have pulled the shirt of Connor Goldson. The decision has sparked debate across the country, questions over VAR and even accusations of favouritism in the Premiership.

On Saturday, Celtic also managed to pick up a point thanks to a late David Turnbull penalty, the Hoops' second spot-kick in that game after Luis Palma had missed a penalty 20 minutes earlier. Below, GlasgowWorld looks at which Scottish clubs are seeing the most penalties go their way in the league.

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