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Kilmarnock vs Celtic: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time & where to watch

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Defending Scottish League Cup champions, Celtic, will take on Kilmarnock in the last-16 of the competition on Sunday.

The hosts qualified for the knockouts after topping Group F. Derek McInnes's side will also take hope from beating Rangers 1-0 in this season's league opener, and last being involved in a goalless draw against Hearts.

Brendan Rodgers' men, on the other hand, are in a fine patch of form themselves this season, with 4-2 and 3-1 wins over Ross County and Aberdeen, respectively.

Here GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch, including TV channel, streaming details and more.

Kilmarnock vs Celtic kick-off time & stadium

Date:August 20, 2023
Kick-off time:3 pm BST
Venue:Rugby Park

The Scottish League Cup match between Kilmarnock and Celtic will be played at the Rugby Park football stadium in Kilmarnock, Scotland.

It will kick off at 3 pm BST on August 20 in the United Kingdom (UK).

How to watch Kilmarnock vs Celtic online - TV channels & live streams

The game will be broadcast live on TV on Viaplay Sports 1, and is available to stream online live through Viaplay.

GOAL will have live updates of the game on its Live Match Center page.

Team news & squads

Kilmarnock team news

McInnes should have a full-strength squad to select from and it could be the same line-up that has started in the Hearts draw from last weekend.

Matthew Kennedy and Marley Watkins should hence continue up front, with Bradley Lyons - scorer of the winner against Rangers - to start in midfield.

Kilmarnock possible XI: Dennis; Mayo, Deas, Findlay; Armstrong, Lyons, Watson, Magennis, Ndaba; Kennedy, Watkins.

Goalkeepers:Dennis, O'Hara
Defenders:Findlay, Wright, Mayo, Deas, Ndaba, Sanders, Davies
Midfielders:Donnelly, Magennis, Polworth, Lyons, Murray, Watson, Kennedy, Armstrong, McKenzie
Forwards:Vassell, Cameron, Wales, Watkins, Warnock

Celtic team news

Reo Hatate suffered a knock a little after coming on as a substitute in the Aberdeen win, and as a result, is going to miss out here. Hatate will join Yuki Kobayashi and Hyeongyu Oh on the sidelines.

Having completed his move from Elfsbord, center-back Gustaf Lagerbielke could be handed his club debut on Sunday.

Celtic possible XI: Hart; Ralston, Lagerbielke, Nawrocki, Taylor; O'Riley, Iwata, Turnbull; Haksabanovic, Kyogo, Maeda.

Goalkeepers:Hart, Siegrist, Bain
Defenders:Carter-Vickers, Nawrocki, Welsh, Scales, Taylor, Bernabei, A. Johnston, Ralston, Lagerbielke
Midfielders:Iwata, Soro, Kwon, Hatate, O'Riley, McGregor, Turnbull, Holm, McCarthy, Forrest
Forwards:Furuhashi, Haksabanovic, Ajeti, Abada, Yang, M. Johnston, Tilio, Maeda

Head-to-Head Record

The last five games apart between the two sides, Kilmarnock has beaten Celtic just twice over the last 33 times in the fixture across all competitions over a period of 11 years odd.

Moreover, Killie have just three wins over Celtic at Rugby Park since 2001.

Apr 16, 2023Kilmarnock 1-4 CelticScottish Premiership
Jan 14, 2023Celtic 2-0 KilmarnockScottish League Cup
Jan 7, 2023Celtic 2-0 KilmarnockScottish Premiership
Aug 14, 2022Kilmarnock 0-5 CelticScottish Premiership
Feb 2, 2021Kilmarnock 0-4 CelticScottish Premiership

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