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BRENDAN RODGERS has faced Rangers 12 times since arriving at Parkhead in May 2016.

The Irishman has enjoyed TEN wins and two draws in the Glasgow derby encounters while watching the Hoops thump THIRTY-ONE goals into the Ibrox team’s net with only six conceded.

Moussa Dembele, who joined Lyon in a £19.8million switch on the last day of the August transfer deadline, is the champions’ top marksman with seven strikes.

The other 24 goals have been shared among 10 players: 4: Scott Sinclair, Tom Rogic, Callum McGregor; 3: Odsonne Edouard; 2: Stuart Armstrong, Leigh Griffiths, Olivier Ntcham; 1: Dedryck Boyata, Mikael Lustig, James Forrest.

The record is:

September 10, 2016: Premiership: Celtic 5 (Dembele 3, Sinclair, Armstrong), Rangers 1 (Garner);

October 23: League Cup semi-final: Celtic 1 (Dembele), Rangers 0;

December 31: Premiership: Rangers 1 (Miller), Celtic 2 (Dembele, Sinclair);

March 12, 2017: Premiership: Celtic 1 (Armstrong), Rangers 1 (Hill);

April 23: Scottish Cup semi-final: Celtic 2 (McGregor, Sinclair pen), Rangers 0;

April 29: Premiership: Rangers 1 (Miller), Celtic 5 (Sinclair pen, Griffiths, McGregor, Boyata, Lustig);

September 23: Premiership: Rangers 0, Celtic 2 (Rogic, Griffiths);

December 30: Premiership: Celtic 0, Rangers 0;

March 11, 2018: Premiership: Rangers 2 (Windass, Candieas), Celtic 3 (Rogic, Dembele, Edouard);

April 15: Scottish Cup semi-final: Celtic 4 (Rogic, McGregor, Dembele pen, Ntcham pen), Rangers 0;

April 29: Premiership: Celtic 5 (Edouard 2, Forrest, Rogic, McGregor), Rangers 0.

September 2: Premiership: Celtic 1 (Ntcham), Rangers 0.

* DON’T miss in the unbeatable match report from this afternoon’s encounter at Ibrox – in your champion CQN. 

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