The Rangers won the Glasgow city Derby against FC Celtic 1:0. Ryan Jack scored 30. Minute the only goal of 315. “Old Firms”, and sealed the first victory for the hosts against the city rival in six years. Before Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon (18). twice in highest Need need to save. The Rangers remained for the remaining duration of the game the more dangerous Team.

as a result, the situation in the Scottish Premiership is not as exciting as it is long. Both Glasgow clubs are level on points in space one and two. Celtic, thanks to the better Torverhältnisses top riders – but with a game less than the Rangers, who are coached by FC-Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard. His counterpart at Celtic, Brendan Rodgers, had trained Gerrard in the last years of his active career.

Since 2012, Celtic has won every season of the Scottish championship. Prior to that, the title went since 1986, and always to the Rangers or Celtic. A bankruptcy caused in 2012 for the forced descent of the Rangers in the fourth Scottish League. Since the re-promotion into the Scottish Premiership for the season 2016/17, and won Celtic seven of the nine meet, as two games ended in a draw.

Derby historical significance

The “Old Firm” has a historical meaning that goes beyond the sport. The Glasgow Rangers come from a Protestant Milieu, close to the British Union – the club colours are red, white and blue. Celtic Fans, however, have a Catholic Background, and belonging to the Irish working environment in Glasgow. The Brexit, the rivalry that is currently for special explosiveness. Especially Celtic Fans reject the exit of Britain from the EU, threatens the peace of the Irish-Northern Irish border.

In the run-up to the game had given Rangers Fans at a Europa League game against Rapid Vienna derogatory, abusive chants about the depression sufferers Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths. Previously, the Celtic supporters in the away game against Salzburg had demonstrated a Transparent with the inscription “It is ok not to be ok-You’ll never walk alone, Leigh” for your player.


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