Rangers must handle the pressure of heading to Celtic Park and requiring a victory. 

Philippe Clement's men have fallen three points behind Celtic in the Scottish Premiership title race following a mid-April slip up.

They now travel across Glasgow on Saturday knowing that nothing but a win will be enough to keep their hopes of being crowned champions alive. Whilst they need to overturn a five goal swing in terms of goal difference.  

And ex-Celtic midfielder, Paul Lambert, expects his former club to be triumphant once again as he pointed to Rangers' inability to beat the Hoops this season as a key factor.

Speaking to Betway, the former Scotland international said: "The pressure on Rangers in the Scottish Premiership title race is on Rangers, without a shadow of a doubt. Celtic were in charge, then Rangers and now Celtic again. I can’t see Celtic relinquishing it now.

"Celtic will be in a stronger position and I think everything is going to hinge on the Old Firm game.

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"Rangers have to go to Parkhead and when Rangers don't get the win, it's over. They haven’t got a great record there.

"There will be some pressure on Celtic because there will be 63,000 on their backs, so it can work for you or it can work against you.

"Rangers will play without the burden of having to face criticism from their own fans and I’m not sure if Rangers can handle that.

"I can’t remember a game in which Rangers deserved to beat Celtic at Parkhead. I think Celtic at this moment in time are definitely in a stronger position."

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On the topic of pressure, Lambert was also asked how the two Glasgow giants would fare if they joined the English Premier League - and he reckons the pair would be competing at the top end of the table within a few seasons, given the finances on offer down south.  

"If you look at the 80s and 90s, Scottish football was so strong," the 54-year-old continued.

"Dundee United were great. Aberdeen were great. Hearts were great. Hibs were great. Celtic and Rangers were obviously still the strongest.

"But still now, if you gave Celtic and Rangers a couple of years in the Premier League with those finances, they would be up there without a shadow of a doubt.

"But some players can't handle the pressure of it because it's a massive, massive, massive pressure at two great clubs."