Aberdeen vs Rangers LIVE: Stream, TV channel, kick-off time and teams as Scottish Premiership returns – latest updates – The Sun
RANGERS face Aberdeen as the Scottish Premiership returns for the first time since March.
The Gers are chasing a first title triumph since 2011 but will have to work hard for three points at Pittodrie, a ground where they've only won once in their last six visits.
When is Aberdeen vs Rangers?
- Aberdeen vs Rangers will be played at the Pittodrie Stadium behind closed doors.
- Kick-off TODAY is at 12.30pm BST.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
- The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
- Non Sky customers can purchase a NOWTV pass for £9.99 per day
What is the team news?
Both Sam Cosgrove and Curtis Main are out for Aberdeen, who are short upfront as a result.
Bruce Anderson will lead the line, but only found the net once for the Dons in 15 matches last season.
Alfredo Morelos still looks set to leave Ibrox this summer but with no move confirmed yet, is likely to feature for the visitors.
Jermain Defoe is out due to a hamstring problem sustained during pre-season.
Alfredo Morelos is set to lead the line for Rangers despite being heavily linked to a move away from The Gers.
A host of Premier League clubs are reportedly interested in his services.
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Welcome to the live blog for Aberdeen vs Rangers.
We kick off the start to the 2020/21 Scottish Premiership season with an age old rivalry between two competitive sides.
Steven Gerrard will be looking to get off to the perfect start as his side look to reclaim their first top flight title since 2011.
Aberdeen host Rangers at the Pittodrie Stadium where last time out the game ended in a 2-2 draw.
Both teams found themselves within the top four last season with both teams qualifying for the knockout rounds of the UEFA Europa League.
Aberdeen will be without Both Sam Cosgrove and Curtis Main leaving the hosts short up front.
Boss Derek McInnes had this to say about Cosgrove’s injury: “He got injured on Saturday against Hibs.
“He came off after 10 minutes.
“He just got his studs caught on the halfway line. We feared the worst then.
“We got the results from his scan on Tuesday and unfortunately for us it is bad news.
“Although it wasn’t as bad as we first feared, he will be out for 8-10 weeks, it might be a touch longer than that.
“On the eve of the new season it is not the news that we want.”
Bruce Anderson will lead the line despite only finding the net once in 15 games last season.
Jermaine Defoe will be out for the visitors with a hamstring injury sustained during pre-season leaving Alfredo Morelos to lead the line despite his future at the club in question.
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