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Celtic are in high spirits heading into this weekend’s semi-final as they have won each of their last six matches across all competitions, including an emphatic 7-0 league victory at home against St Johnstone last Saturday.

January signing Matt O’Riley scored twice, while Reo Hatete, Giorgos GiakoumakisDaizen MaedaJosip Juranovic and Liel Abada also chipped in with a goal each to help the Hoops record their biggest league win since August 2019, which was also against the Saints by the same scoreline.

Ange Postecoglou‘s men remain in the driving seat to reclaim the Premiership title from their bitter rivals Rangers, as they are sitting six points clear at the summit with only five league games remaining, including another Old Firm derby on May 1.

Aside from last season’s disappointing fourth-round exit, Celtic have been a dominant force in the Scottish Cup in recent years, lifting the trophy in four successive seasons between 2016-17 and 2019-20. The Hoops hold the record for the most Scottish Cup triumphs with 40 and the most final appearances with 59.

Celtic were last eliminated at the semi-final stage in 2015-16 when Rangers – who were in the Championship at the time – won 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in 120 minutes.

Postecoglou’s men have already won the League Cup this campaign, and victory over the Gers on Sunday would keep their hopes of winning the domestic treble alive, an impressive feat that they have achieved in four of the last five seasons.

Celtic have been dealt a major injury blow heading into this weekend’s game as Giorgos Giakoumakis – who is the top scorer in this year’s competition with four goals – has been ruled out with a hamstring injury.

Daizen Maeda could therefore be handed a start as the central striker, and although Kyogo Furuhashi is also an option having recovered from his own hamstring problem, the Japanese forward may begin on the bench as Postecoglou looks to manage his minutes.

David Turnbull will be available to feature despite having some fitness concerns earlier this week, and the 22-year-old is set to compete with Hatate and Tom Rogic for a place in centre-midfield.

A back four of Juranovic, Cameron Carter-VickersCarl Starfelt and Greg Taylor is set to remain intact while Ababa could be handed a start on the left wing, with Jota operating on the opposite flank.

As for Rangers, Filip Helander and Alfredo Morelos are both ruled out for the rest of the season with respective foot and thigh injuries.

Borna Barisic limped off in the 90th minute against Braga with what appeared to be a muscle problem, but the Croatian international has since revealed that he was only suffering from cramp and will be in contention to start at left-back on Sunday.

Fashion Sakala, who is Rangers’ top scorer in this year’s Scottish Cup with three strikes, will be hoping to return to the starting lineup ahead of either Aaron Ramsey or Joe Aribo.

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The likes of Glen KamaraScott Arfield and Steven Davis, who were all named on the substitutes’ bench in midweek, will also be hoping to force their way into the first XI.

Celtic possible starting lineup:
Hart; Juranovic, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt, Taylor; Rogic, McGregor, Turnbull; Jota, Maeda, Abada

Rangers possible starting lineup:
McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Balogun, Barisic; Jack, Lundstram; Ramsey, Aribo, Kent; Roofe

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