Rangers continue their quest to reach a first Scottish Cup semi-final for four seasons.
So far in the cup, the Gers have enjoyed a pair of extremely comfortably victories, 4-0 against Stirling Albion and then 3-0 at Annan Athletic.
But, having fallen at the quarter-final stage in each of the last three seasons, they’re taking nothing for granted.
As recently as Thursday night, Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side were in Europa League action, enjoying yet another momentous continental victory.
The Light Blues welcomed Crvena zvezda to Glasgow in the round of 16 and, somewhat against the run of play, raced into an early 2-0 lead.
James Tavernier converting a customary penalty before Alfredo Morelos volleyed home an equally customary goal on a European night.
Red Star Belgrade did have two goals ruled out for offside before being awarded a penalty that Allan McGregor denied with a staggering one-handed stop.
Leon Balogun’s towering header just after the interval powered Rangers into a 3-0 lead, which they’ll take with them to the Serbian capital on Thursday.
Having already dumped out Borussia Dortmund, the Gers are on the verge of a first European quarter-final since reaching the UEFA Cup Final 14 years ago.
Back in domestic football, their quest for silverware continues.
Last weekend, Kemar Roofe’s late winner saw his side beat Aberdeen 1-0 at Ibrox, thereby remaining three points behind Celtic in the title race.
Before Premiership football returns next weekend, will Rangers book their place at Hampden?
Dundee meanwhile have won away ties at Dumbarton and Peterhead to get this far, dreaming of their first Hampden appearance since 2006.
However, this means the Dark Blues have actually won more cup games than league matches in 2022: two compared to one.
On Wednesday, Mark McGhee’s side faced St Mirren in the Premiership but, in the 93rd minute, conceded the night’s only goal, thereby losing 1-0.
So, having taken just seven points from the last 45 available, the Dee are bottom of the table, one point behind St Johnstone in the play-off spot.
But, for now, they can put their relegation fears to one side and attempt to cause a huge Scottish Cup upset at Dens Park.
Dundee team news
Captain Charlie Adam remains sidelined due to injury by fellow experienced midfielder Niall McGinn is fit again so is likely to start.
Ryan Sweeney and Zeno Ibsen Rossi appear to be the first-choice centre-back duo just now, chosen over Liam Fontaine.
Out-of-contrast striker Danny Mullen is a doubt, meaning Declan McDaid or Zak Rudden will lead the line.
Rangers team news
Given that this tie comes in-between those two ties with Red Star Belgrade, Giovanni van Bronckhorst may rotate in key positions.
Aaron Ramsey has started just once since arriving from Juventus, in the last round at Annan, playing just 94 minutes in total.
But, possibly, the man who scored the winning goal in two FA Cup Finals could be including in a Scottish Cup XI again.
Other midweek substitutes who could come in are Borna Barišić, the fit again Amad, James Sands, Kemar Roofe and Fashion Sakala.
Jon McLaughlin has started four of the five cup ties in goal this season so could start once again, giving Allan McGregor a rest between the sticks.
Livingston FC vs FC Dundee - 2:1
FC Dundee vs Hibernian FC - 3:1
St Mirren FC vs FC Dundee - 2:0
Aberdeen FC vs FC Dundee - 1:0
FC Dundee vs St Johnstone FC - 1:1
|Latest match form, last 5 games:||
Glasgow Rangers vs Heart of Midlothian FC - 2:0
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Glasgow Rangers - 1:1
Heart of Midlothian FC vs Glasgow Rangers - 1:3
Glasgow Rangers vs Ross County FC - 4:1
Glasgow Rangers vs Dundee United - 2:0
|May 15, 2022||Premiership 21/22||Livingston FC||2 - 1||FC Dundee|
|May 10, 2022||Premiership 21/22||FC Dundee||3 - 1||Hibernian FC|
|May 7, 2022||Premiership 21/22||St Mirren FC||2 - 0||FC Dundee|
|April 30, 2022||Premiership 21/22||Aberdeen FC||1 - 0||FC Dundee|
|April 23, 2022||Premiership 21/22||FC Dundee||1 - 1||St Johnstone FC|
|May 21, 2022||Scottish Cup 21/22||Glasgow Rangers||2 - 0||Heart of Midlothian FC|
|May 18, 2022||UEFA Europa League 21/22||Eintracht Frankfurt||1 - 1||Glasgow Rangers|
|May 14, 2022||Premiership 21/22||Heart of Midlothian FC||1 - 3||Glasgow Rangers|
|May 11, 2022||Premiership 21/22||Glasgow Rangers||4 - 1||Ross County FC|
|May 8, 2022||Premiership 21/22||Glasgow Rangers||2 - 0||Dundee United|
|FC Dundee||Glasgow Rangers|
|3||Shots on goal||22|
|4||Shots off goal||39|
|13%||Average ball possession||48%|
|1||Shots on bar||0|
|3||Goals by foot||8|
|0||Shots on post||2|
|0||Goals by head||1|
|FC Dundee||Glasgow Rangers|
|0.61||Average Goals Scored||2.46|
|March 20, 2022||Premiership 21/22||FC Dundee||1 - 2||Glasgow Rangers|
|March 13, 2022||Scottish Cup 21/22||FC Dundee||0 - 3||Glasgow Rangers|
|December 4, 2021||Premiership 21/22||Glasgow Rangers||3 - 0||FC Dundee|
|September 25, 2021||Premiership 21/22||FC Dundee||0 - 1||Glasgow Rangers|
|February 27, 2019||Premiership 18/19||Glasgow Rangers||4 - 0||FC Dundee|
Scottish Premiership table:
|4||Heart of Midlothian FC||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|9||St Mirren FC||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10||St Johnstone FC||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|12||Ross County FC||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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What time is kick off between FC Dundee vs Glasgow Rangers?
16:00, Sunday 13 March 2022