Celtic have been in fine form as of late – despite a sluggish start to the season they have quickly reasserted themselves as challengers for the SPL.
The Hoops only sit four points behind Rangers and they shall be hoping to continue the pressure at the weekend, especially since the Gers face third-placed Hearts.
Ange Postecoglou’s team were involved in a frantic five-goal thriller in midweek as they defeated Real Betis 3-2 in the Europa League, but it was not enough to progress into the next round.
However, in the league, they have also been putting on impressive performances, with their previous two fixtures resulting in six points as they secured consecutive clean sheets in the process.
Defensively, the squad have been sound this season as no team in the league have conceded fewer times than the Hoops as they have only let in 10 goals throughout the campaign.
That is something Motherwell will be wary of, especially since they have struggled to find the back of the net as of late, scoring just twice in their previous three matches.
Despite the lack of goals, the Steelmen are undefeated in their previous two matches after a victory against Dundee United was followed up by a draw against Hibernian.
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They faced the Hibees in their most recent match and a second-half finish from Tony Watt helped his team earn the point on the day.
However, the last time Graham Alexander’s team competed against Celtic they failed to find the back of the net and ended up being defeated 2-0 thanks to goals from Jota and David Turnbull.
However, with Motherwell level on points with Dundee United at the moment, a victory could potentially see them climb up into the top four, which is something they are pushing towards