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- Celtic have not lost a Scottish Cup tie since 2016, a run of 20 matches.
- The Bhoys have lost just one of their last 13 home games across all competitions.
- Falkirk have not tasted victory against Celtic in over 14 years.
No shocks expected at Parkhead
Celtic have endured a difficult campaign to date, but they remain in the hunt to win a fifth-successive Scottish Cup.
Indeed, the Bhoys have not lost a match in this competition since April 2016 when they were beaten on penalties at the semi-final stage by Old Firm rivals Rangers.
Since then, Celtic have won 20 consecutive Scottish Cup ties and they will get their campaign underway this season against League One table-toppers Falkirk.
Falkirk booked their place in round three with a victory over higher-tier opposition in the form of Championship outfit Arbroath.
Indeed, the Bairns are unbeaten in four matches since returning to action in March following an enforced break in the Scottish lower leagues due to the coronavirus pandemic.
That run of form has seen Falkirk open up a four-point gap at the top of the League One standings, but they are unlikely to cause Celtic too many problems on Saturday.
Co-managers David McCracken and Lee Miller will no doubt have their side well drilled, but Falkirk have not beaten Celtic in 14 years, a run of 11 matches.
To make things seem even tougher for Falkirk, Celtic have only lost one of their last 13 home games across all competitions and we are predicting a comfortable win to nil for John Kennedy’s side on Saturday.