One of the hottest competition favorites started their campaign on the road – here’s everything you need to know
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Forest ranger will face Livingston on Saturday in their opening match in 2022-23 Scottish Premier League seasons in West Lothian. The 2020-21 champions will reclaim their top-flight crown after they were ousted by rivals Celtic last season, and will be eyeing the best start at the Almondvale Stadium this weekend.
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The visitors came out on top when these teams last met in January, and it has been a long time since the hosts last tasted victory against them, with their last win coming in September 2018.
Before the match, TARGET has details on how to watch on TV, online streaming, team news and more.
TV channels, live streams and how to watch
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News and team rosters
A tough 2021-22 campaign coupled with three defeats in their last four main-stage matches saw Livingston drop the top six, in a bitter pill to swallow – their final points tally was enough to finish in fourth place and European football elsewhere.
But David Martindale will be hoping to use the pain of last year’s near miss to build on seventh place and crack the top half of the table for good – and they can throw an immediate marker against one of the favourites. .
Livingston’s starting XI predictions: Stryjek; Devlin, Fitzwater, Obileye, Montano; Shinnie, Kelly, Pittman; Nouble, Bahamboula, Anderson.
2021-22 could be disastrous for Rangers once Steven Gerrard flies from home for Aston Villa, so to their credit that under Giovanni van Bronckhorst, they united with a barnstorming run to the Europa League final, before turning that heartbreak against Frankfurt to silverware in the Cup. Scotland.
The Dutchman now has a full pre-season to leave his mark in the process and will be hoping to wrestle back Premier League dominance from cross-city rivals Celtic, who surely have the Old Firm bragging rights after another league win last season to dethrone them.
Rangers starting XI predictions: McGregor; Tavernier, Souttar, Goldson, Barisic; Lundstram, Kamara; Matondo, Lawrence, Kent; Colak.