REO HATATE makes his first start of the season for Celtic in their Champions League opener against Feyenoord in Rotterdam tonight.

There is also a place in Brendan Rodgers’ line-up for Honduran winger Luis Palma who made his Hoops debut in the 3-0 win over Dundee at Parkhead at the weekend.

Gustaf Lagerbielke will partner Liam Scales in the heart of the rearguard with Liverpool loanee Nat Phillips missing out.

TEAM: Hart; Johnston, Lagerbielke, Scales, Taylor; Hatate, McGregor, O’Riley; Palma, Kyogo, Maeda. Subs: Bain, Morrison, Yang, Turnbull, Holm, Oh, Iwata, Bernardo, Forrest, Ralston, M.Johnston.

Earlier today, in CQN‘s fun five-minute quiz, we asked how much you knew of events in the 1970 European Cup run which took Celtic to Milan for a Final showdown with Feyenoord.

Now we repeat those questions and provide the answers.

EURO STAR…John Hughes leaps ahead of Leeds United centre-back Jack Charlton to glance in Celtic’s equaliser in the 2-1 European Cup semi-final win at Hampden. (See Question 2.) 


1: Celtic beat Leeds United home and away in the semi-finals to reach Milan. Can you remember the aggregate score?

2: Who scored the Hoops’ goals in the win at Hampden over the Yorkshire club?

3: Who was in goal against Feyenoord and often admitted it was his best game for Celtic?

4: Who scored Celtic’s goal against the Dutch club?

5: Jock Stein made one permitted outfield substitution against Feyenoord. George Connelly came on. Which player went off?


1: Celtic won 3-1 on aggregate against Leeds United – 1-0 at Elland Road and 2-1 at Hampden.

2: John Hughes and Bobby Murdoch.

3: Evan Williams.

4: Tommy Gemmell.

5: Bertie Auld.

Well done if you got five out of five – go to the top of the class!

* DON’T miss the unbeatable match report from Feyenoord v Celtic this evening – only in your champion CQN.

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