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.
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Kilmarnock vs Celtic kick-off time & stadium
|Date:||August 20, 2023|
|Kick-off time:||3 pm BST|
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).
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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.
|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|
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, 2023||Kilmarnock 1-4 Celtic||Scottish Premiership|
|Jan 14, 2023||Celtic 2-0 Kilmarnock||Scottish League Cup|
|Jan 7, 2023||Celtic 2-0 Kilmarnock||Scottish Premiership|
|Aug 14, 2022||Kilmarnock 0-5 Celtic||Scottish Premiership|
|Feb 2, 2021||Kilmarnock 0-4 Celtic||Scottish Premiership|