Chris Sutton clashes with Peter Lovenkrands on Twitter over Glasgow Rangers match

Chris Sutton - Glasgow Celtic

Two former Glasgow Rangers and Celtic stars have clashed on Twitter ahead of the pair's Hogmanay fixture at Ibrox.

Two former Glasgow Rangers and Celtic stars have clashed on Twitter ahead of the two sides' Hogmanay fixture at Ibrox.

Ex-Rangers striker Peter Lovenkrands criticised BT Sport's apparently one-sided commentary as Mark Warburton's men drew 1-1 at St Johnstone on Wednesday, in which his old Bhoys counterpart Chris Sutton was part of the punditry team.

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Peter Lovenkrands - Rangers Inter Milan 2005Former Rangers striker Peter Lovenkrands

Never one to avoid confrontation, the Englishman called out Lovenkrands over his comments, prompting a number of exchanges between the pair.

It went as follows:

Rangers' dropped points ensures they go into Saturday's clash 16 points behind Brendan Rodgers' side, who secured a 14th successive Premiership win against Ross County while the Gers were playing.

Celtic have already beaten the Light Blues twice this season - including a 5-1 win at Parkhead in September.

Chris Sutton - Glasgow CelticFormer Celtic striker Chris Sutton

Lovenkrands and Sutton were frequent competitors during their time in Glasgow, arriving at Rangers and Celtic, respectively, in 2000 and staying until 2006.

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