Reigning champions Celtic travel to Rugby Park as they take on Kilmarnock in Scottish Premiership action on Sunday. Here are live updates.
Kilmarnock vs Celtic : Live score | Updates | Result
Celtic will be looking to maintain their 100% record in the league as back-to-back wins in the first two league games of the season have seen them take the top spot in the league standings.
They recorded a 3-1 win at Ross County in their first away game of the campaign in their previous outing.
The home team have endured a winless start to their league campaign and, after playing out a 1-1 draw against Dundee United, they suffered a 2-0 defeat against Rangers last time around.
The two teams have met 242 times across all competitions thus far.
As expected, the visitors have been the dominant side in this fixture.
They have recorded 164 wins against their southern rivals while the hosts have 30 wins to their name. The spoils have been shared 48 times between the two rivals.
Kilmarnock vs Celtic live score
Celtic were in Ayrshire as they looked to continue their strong Premiership start at Kilmarnock – and did so in a ruthless 5-0 romp.
The Hoops have brushed off Aberdeen and Ross County challenges so far this term and Derek McInnes was the latest manager looking to try and spring a shock on the champions but he had no answer to the champions.
His Killie team – who won the Championship last year – have had a tough start with three of last season’s top four faced in their opening matches, and this wasn’t any easier.
Ange Postecoglou was watching on with glee as Kyogo Furuhashi, Kyogo and Moritz Jenz fired them into a 3-0 half-time lead.
It’s been a relentless run of form in the league for Celtic and Postecoglou’s claim that the pitch could play a factor on the way the game proved irrelevant as they turned on the style at Rugby Park.
Substitutes Carl Starfelt and Giorgos Giakoumakis ensured Celtic kept up with Rangers after their title rivals thumped St Johnstone 4-0 on Saturday.
Jota has started the season in a fantastic way in these two games has already a goal and three assists, so he has participated in four of the five goals scored by Celtic and today he will start again.
The Portuguese last season scored ten goals and shared ten assists in 29 matches he played.
Celtic win 5-0 at Kilmarnock; goals from Kyogo Furuhashi (7), Jota (35), Moritz Jenz (45+1), Carl Starfelt (76) and Giorgos Giakoumakis (82) see champions go joint top of the Scottish Premiership with Rangers; winless hosts stay 11th in the table.
Shaw was the second top scorer in the Championship with a total of 14 goals and two assists.
In the League Cup, the Scottish striker has already scored four goals and today he will be back in the starting line-up at the top of Kilmarnock’s attack.
Taylor’s pass in midfield that splits the defense finds Maeda, who assists Kyogo to put the visitors ahead in the early stages.
The referee stops the match so that the players can cool off due to the high temperature conditions we are experiencing at the match venue.
Jota’s second goal of the season to give Glasgow a further advantage.
The protagonists are back in the limelight for the time being without changes.
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