Celtic vs Kilmarnock: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

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The Glasgow giants are riding the crest of a wave having booked their place in the League Cup final and they are closing in on a record

Celtic will hope to strengthen their grip on top spot in the Scottish Premiership when they take on Kilmarnock at Celtic Park on Saturday.

Brendan Rodgers' side are currently leading the way in the league and they can equal their previous record of 62 domestic games unbeaten by avoiding defeat. They will be confident coming into the game following a 3-0 win over title rivals Aberdeen,

Kilmarnock drew 1-1 with Rangers in dramatic fashion in their last outing. While the Hoops can potentially go further clear at the top of the division, a win for Killie will propel them away from the bottom.

Game Celtic vs Kilmarnock
Date Saturday, October 28
Time 15:00 BST / 08:00 ET

TV CHANNEL & LIVE STREAM


Patrick Roberts Celtic

In the UK, the game will not be available to watch live on television, but fans in the UK and Ireland can follow live audio commentary online via Celtic TV.

UK TV channel Online stream
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The game will not be broadcast live on television in the US but it will be available to stream live online using Celtic TV.

US TV channel Online stream
N/A Celtic TV

SQUADS & TEAM NEWS


Position Celtic players
Goalkeepers Gordon, De Vries, Hazard
Defenders Simunovic, Gamboa, Boyata, Lustig, Sviatchenko, Ralston, Tierney
Midfielders Bitton, Roberts, Brown, Sinclair, Armstrong, Hayes, Rogic, Ntcham, Benyu, Ajer, McGregor, Forrest, E. Henderson, L. Henderson, Eboue
Forwards Griffiths, Dembele, Edouard, Miller, Aitchison

Celtic will be without long-term absentee Jozo Simunovic, while Anthony Ralston and Erik Sviatchenko are also unlikely to feature. Jonny Hayes is available for selection

Potential starting XI:  Gordon; Lustig, Boyata, Bitton, Tierney; Armstrong, Brown; McGregor, Rogic, Sinclair; Dembele.

Position Kilmarnock players
Goalkeepers MacDonald, MacKay, Bell, Lyle
Defenders O'Donnell, Smith, Greer, Broadfoot, Higgins, S. Boyd, Findlay, Waters
Midfielders Power, Dicker, Taylor, Thomas, Wilson, Frizzell, Hawkshaw, Spencer, Burke, Cameron
Forwards McKenzie, K. Boyd, Kiltie, Jones, Samizadeh, Erwin, Brophy, Graham

Kilmarnock will be without the services of Gary Dicker and Greg Kiltie, while Iain WIlson is also ruled out of action with injury.

Potential starting XI:  MacDonald; O'Donnell, Broadfoot, Greer, Findlay; McKenzie, Frizzell, Power, Taylor; Jones; K. Boyd.


BETTING & MATCH ODDS


Leigh Griffiths Celtic vs Rangers

Celtic are 1/9 favourites to win according to dabblebet, with Kilmarnock priced at 22/1 to upset the Hoops. A draw is available at 8/1.

Click here to see all the available markets for the game, including first goalscorer, correct score and more.


GAME PREVIEW


Brendan Rodgers Celtic

Celtic are on course to surpass their own record in the coming weeks and Brendan Rodgers will be determined to ensure that his team maintain their focus as the spotlight intensifies.

While they have struggled to make an impact in Europe, the Hoops are currently unbeaten in 61 domestic games and they can equal the record they previously set in 1917 if they avoid defeat against Kilmarnock at home.

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Rodgers' men are boosted by the form of Moussa Dembele, who scored twice in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Aberdeen and they will hope to see more of the same from the French striker, who has missed a bulk of the season already.

However, they come up against a resilient Kilmarnock outfit who are buoyant following the appointment of former Chelsea assistant Steve Clarke, who saw his side snatch a last-minute draw away to Rangers, in his first match in charge.

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