2019-20 Scottish Premiership – Hearts vs Celtic Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Hearts vs Celtic kick off? Wednesday 18th December, 2019 – 19:45 (UK)

Where is Hearts vs Celtic being played? Tynecastle Park

What TV channel is Hearts vs Celtic on in the UK? Sky Sports & BT Sport share the rights to Scottish Premiership matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedules

Where can I stream Hearts vs Celtic in the UK? If televised on Sky Sports, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go / If televised on BT Sport, subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Hearts vs Celtic?

Hearts – https://www.heartsfc.co.uk/tickets-and-hospitality/matchday/upcoming-games

Celtic – http://www.celticfc.net/tickets/away

What was the score in the last meeting between Hearts & Celtic? Celtic 3-1 Hearts

THE TEAM NEWS

HEARTS

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Zlamal; Smith, Berra, Halkett, Hickey; Bozanic, Whelan; Walker, Meshino, Mulraney; MacLean

Unavailable: Ikpeazu (Suspended), Doyle (Injured), Garuccio (Injured), Souttar (Injured), Naismith (Injured), Washington (Injured), Haring (Injured)

Doubtful: White (Injured)

CELTIC

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Forster; Frimpong, Jullien, Ajer, Bolingoli Mbombo; Brown, McGregor; Forrest, Christie, Elyounoussi; Edouard

Unavailable: Simunovic (Injured), Elhamed (Injured), Eboue (Injured), Arzani (Injured), Bain (Injured), Hayes (Injured)

Doubtful: Elyounoussi (Injured), Johnston (Injured), Christie (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Hearts continue to languish at the bottom of the Scottish Premiership, propped up only by goal difference over Hamilton, and the visit of Celtic will do little to change their outlook. The home side have failed to score in four of their last five games, too, so a clean sheet looks on for Celtic.

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