When it’s pointed out to Greg Kiltie that St Mirren are still the only team other than Real Madrid and RB Leipzig to beat Celtic this season, his response is typically tongue-in-cheek. “That’s not bad names is it?
I’m sure Real Madrid are sitting thinking the same thing!”, he grins. While laughing off the comparison, the stat does go some way to highlighting the enormity of the task facing St Mirren tomorrow.
Ange Postecoglou’s seemingly unstoppable Hoops side sealed the first part of what they hope will lead to a historic treble when they toppled Rangers to lift the League Cup trophy at Hampden last weekend.
With a healthy nine-point lead in the Premiership and a Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with Hearts coming up next weekend, Celtic are undoubtedly the team to beat in Scotland right now.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk