Gamba Osaka v Celtic: team news, KO time and where to watch

Celtic face Gamba Osaka today in their final match of the Japanese tour. Brendan Rodgers side played out an exciting match against Yokohama F Marinos during the week as they prepare for the new season and today is yet another opportunity to prepare for the new campaign.

Team News

Brendan has named his team for this morning’s clash with the manager stating previously he would have two XIs playing each half.

In goals, Joe Hart starts.

The defence is made up of Greg Taylor at left back, Stephen Welsh and Carl Starfelt at centre back and Tomoki Iwata at right back.

In midfield, Callum McGregor skippers the side. He is joined by Reo Hatate and David Turnbull.

In attack, Daizen Maeda starts through the middle with Liel Abada and James Forrest on the wings.

On the bench: Bain, Siegrist, Scales, Kyogo, Haksabanovic, Holm, Oh, Bernabei, O’Riley, Lawal, Vata, Summers, Kelly.

Kick Off Time

The game kicks off at 11am (Celtic Park Time).

Where to Watch

Supporters can watch the game on Celtic TV, which is broadcasting the game worldwide with the exception of Japan.

About Author

Born just as Celtic were stopping the Ten, Lubo98 follows Celtic home and away and helps run his local Celtic Supporters Club. He goes to all the games and is a Law Graduate. Has a particular fondness for Tom Rogic among the current Celts and both Lubo and Henrik form his earliest Celtic memories.


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