Celtic vs motherwell prediction

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Can Motherwell overcome Celtic on their home turf?

This fixture means more to Motherwell but it’s going to be tough for them to overcome Celtic on their home turf. Postecoglou’s side are champions for a reason, after all. At the end of the day, expect a comfortable victory for the home side.

Can Motherwell play in the Europa League play-offs?

Motherwell, on the other hand, won’t be there to party. They’ve confirmed a spot in next season’s Europa League play-offs but are still battling with Dundee United for fourth place in the league. Graham Alexander’s side are one point ahead and need a win to guarantee their spot.

Did Motherwell’s draw with St Mirren feel like a victory?

Motherwell’s frustrating start to 2022 continued in midweek when they were held to their sixth draw of the season by St Mirren, but the result did end up feeling like a victory due to the manner of it.

What’s the difference between Motherwell and Ange Postecoglou’s side?

Ange Postecoglou’s side have already sealed the Scottish Premiership title with a game to spare and can treat this game as somewhat of a celebration in front of their home fans. Motherwell, on the other hand, won’t be there to party.

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Analysis

The Celts looked like they would allow Rangers to run away with the title for the second consecutive season as they lost 3 of their opening 6 fixtures.


Celtic vs Motherwell Prediction

The Bhoys have not conceded in 4 of their last 6 games at home. To add to that the visitors are averaging less than a goal in away fixtures this season. With the hosts keeping clean sheets in 4 of their 6 matches against this side, I do see them making it 5 in 7 duels.


Match preview

Celtic have been in fine form as of late – despite a sluggish start to the season they have quickly reasserted themselves as challengers for the SPL.


Team News

Celtic do have several lengthy injuries in Christopher Jullien and Karamoko Dembele due to knee and ankle problems, but this is something that the club have adapted to throughout the campaign.


We say: Celtic 2-0 Motherwell

Celtic have been in terrific form as of late and facing them is something that most teams will not be looking forward to at the moment because of that.


Top tip

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Match preview

Motherwell’s frustrating start to 2022 continued in midweek when they were held to their sixth draw of the season by St Mirren, but the result did end up feeling like a victory due to the manner of it.


Team News

Liam Donnelly was brought back into the starting lineup immediately in midweek after serving his suspension, and he will likely maintain his place in the central-midfield role.


We say: Motherwell 0-2 Celtic

On paper, this seems like a routine fixture for the league leaders, and that is what they will be hoping transpires against a team out of form and struggling for goals.


Top tip

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