Celtic have won every piece of silverware in Scotland recently – but could Hibs be about to take not one, but two trophies off them?
Midfielder Kyle Magennis doesn’t see why not as the Hibees reach the League Cup semi-final, with no Old Firm opponents to face on top of an opportunity to go second this weekend.
Jack Ross’ men have made it to the League Cup last four, where they will face St Johnstone. St Mirren v Livingston is the other semi-final after Magennis’ old side knocked Rangers out the cup this week.
Celtic meanwhile have stumbled in the league, allowing Hibs to keep on their tail. Victory over Dundee United and St Mirren in the next two matches would ensure Hibs sit second at Christmas.
With both Celtic and Rangers showing signs that they can be beat, Magennis doesn’t see why two trophies can’t be targeted: “All the boys are in good spirits, we are always confident that we can go into every game and win it, so why not?
“Why not win the semi-final and go into the final and win that? I’m sure the four teams that are left in the tournament are going to be confident now that Rangers are out, but people will be looking at us as the favourites and we are confident about that.
“We are obviously in such good form and we have big games coming up. We can go back second if we win on Saturday and I think we’re in good form and capable of doing that.
“I’m quite confident we can take the three points, we have been in good form, and we really need the three points to keep pushing. I know people are looking at third and fourth place but I think we are capable of keeping winning games and you never know what can happen, maybe we can nick second place or first place.
“We are a few points off them now but you never know what can happen. You see St Mirren beating Rangers there, the Old Firm are capable of dropping points. We just need to go into every game looking as if we can take the three points and see what happens from there.”
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