Team News: KT, Paddy and Scott Bain all back

BRENDAN RODGERS has opted not to risk Craig Gordon on the artificial surface at Hamilton so Scott Bain, ineligible against Dundee on Wednesday, is back on goals.

Paddy Roberts gets his first start since limping off against Motherwell at the end of November.

Kieran Tierney, who has missed the last two games with a muscle tear incurred on Beautiful Sunday at Ibrox is also back.

Kristoffer Ajer, rested on Wednesday, is back in the centre of the defence alongside Boyata and Hendry – are Celtic going with a back 3?

Olivier Ntcham plays alongside Scott Brown and Callum McGregor keeps his starting spot but will feel more comfortable in midfield, rather than playing as a makeshift left back.

Scott Sinclair will be out wide on the left and Moussa Dembele leads the line.

On the bench – de Vries, Lustig, Armstrong, Forrest, Musonda, Edouard and Griffiths.


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