Celtic go into the weekend, 11 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership, having only lost just one game in the league all season. Since the Hoops 4-0 defeat to Hearts where their 69-match unbeaten run came to an end, Celtic have been under pressure. However, other than a 0-0 draw against Rangers, Brendan Rodgers’ men came through unscathed and are unbeaten now in 7 games.
The team attempting to stop their winning streak this weekend in Hibernian. The Edinburg side are doing impressively well and will be looking to bounce back from their derby defeat last weekend to Hearts.
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As far the Bhoys team news is concerned, Marvin Compper who arrive the club this January from RB Leipzig and fastly got himself injured, and we also have on the sidelines Johnny Hayes, Patrick Roberts, Tom Rogic and Anthony Ralston.
GK – Craig Gordon
The 35-year-old experienced Scottish goalkeeper should start between the sticks against Hibernian and has been a fantastic signing for Celtic.
DR – Mikael Lustig
Lustig has been with the club since 2012 and has nail a starting role ever role through the highs and lows. The Swede adds class to Celtic backline and deserve to be giving a starting role tomorrow.
DC – Kristoffer Ajer
Ajer has found a home at the Parkhead and he is a key part of the reason that the Hoops do not concede many goals.
DC – Dedryck Boyata
Dedryck Boyata appears to have secured his role in the heart of the defence and will be urging others around him to ensure they keep a clean sheet this weekend.
DL – Kieran Tierney
Tierney, who had been linked with an exit to Manchester United is a constant presence in Rodgers’ team and will be looking to provide pace and width for Celtic.
DM – Scott Brown
Scott lives and breathes Celtic, it’s all over him. He’s an undisputed starter against Hibernian.
DM – Olivier Ntcham
The skilful French international is as good at attacking as he was at the defence. Ntchman should partner the big Scot in the centre of the park.
AML – Scott Sinclair
Sinclair often starts the attacks for Celtic, he is a classy player whose career has been revive over the border.
AMC – Callum Mcgregor
Part of the attacking unit that will look to unlock the Hibs defence, Callum McGregor will pop up all over the field. The 25-year-old has 5 goals this season and will be looking for more.
AMR – Moussa Dembele
Moussa Dembele have been battling with calf injuries this season but should get the nod to start against the Hibs and look to use his speed to finish off attacks adding to eight goals for Celtic this season.
ST – Leigh Griffiths
After coming from as a late substitute, Griffiths earned all the three points for Celtic against Partick Thistle. The Scotland international could get the nod to start this weekend. He knows and read the game well and how to find his way to the back of the net and will look to find it this weekend.