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CONFIRMED: EDOUARD LEADS SAME CELTS

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BRENDAN RODGERS has said ‘same again’ to the line-up that overcame Rosenborg 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League second round qualifier at Parkhead a week ago.
The Celtic boss has named an identical side with Odsonne Edouard, scorer of two goals against the Norwegians, again leading the line in Trondheim this evening.

James Forrest, who has already netted in Armenia in the qualifying campaign, and Scott Sinclair will again support the 20-year-old French ace.

Costa Rican World Cup international Cristian Gamboa retains his right-back berth against his former team with youngsters Jack Hendry and Kristofffer Ajer in central defence and Kieran Tierney on the left.  Skipper Scott Brown will again patrol the midfield alongside Olivier Ntcham with Callum McGregor further forward.

Mikael Lustig, another former Rosenborg player, returns to the squad for the first time following his exploits with Sweden in Russia.

TEAM: Gordon; Gamboa, Hendry, Ajer, Tierney; Brown, Ntcham; Forrest, McGregor, Sinclair; Edouard. Subs: Bain, Lustig, Kouassi, Christie, Rogic, Hayes.

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