BRENDAN RODGERS has teamed up new Bhoy Adam Idah and Kyogo Furuhashi for the Scottish Cup fifth round encounter with St Mirren in Paisley this afternoon.

Portuguese playmaker Paulo Bernardo drops onto the substitute bench alongside £3million recruit Nicolas Kuhn from the side that started in the 2-1 win over Hibs in midweek.

Anthony Ralston continues at right-back for the injured Alistair Johnston.

TEAM: Hart; Ralston, Welsh, Scales, Bernabei; McGregor, O’Riley; Maeda, Kyogo, Idah, Palma. Subs: Bain, Kuhn, Yang, Nawrocki, Oh, Tomoki, Bernardo, Vata and Kelly.

Earlier today, we asked you how much your could remember about past associations with the Saints in CQN’s fun five-minute quiz to test your knowledge.

Now we repeat those questions and provide the answers.

WALLOP…Greg Taylor thumps in the final goal in the 3-0 win over St Mirren in Paisley last month. (See Question 2.)


1: True or false: Celtic lost their first domestic game of last season against St Mirren in Paisley?

2: Daizen Maeda scored Celtic’s first goal of 2024 when he netted inside a minute and Matt O’Riley added a quickfire second to give the champions a 2-0 lead in the previous visit. Who scored the Hoops’ third goal?

3: Celtic played the Saints at the same stage of the national competition at Parkhead last season. Did the hosts win A: 3-1; B: 4-1; C: 5-1?

4: The champions beat the Saints 2-1 in Glasgow in the league in November. Who scored the winning goal?

5: True or false: Former Celtic goal hero Frank McGarvey had two spells at St Mirren?


1: True. Celtic lost 2-0 in Paisley on September 18 to suffer defeat for the first time in eight domestic outings.

2: Greg Taylor.

3: C: 5-1.

4: Oh Hyeon-gyu.

5: True. McGarvey was at St Mirren before moving to Liverpool in 1979. A year later, he joined Celtic and returned to the Paisley club in 1985.

Well done if you got five out of five. Go to the top of the class!

* DON’T miss the unbeatable match report and best action images from St Mirren v Celtic this afternoon – only in your champion CQN.

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