TOMOKI IWATA is in at the start for Celtic’s High Noon showdown with Ross County in Dingwall today.

The Japanese midfielder, who arrived at the champions in January, and has impressed in his cameo roles at the Hoops and gets the nod from Ange Postecoglou to face the Highlanders.

Iwata, 25, has made seven substitute appearances and takes his place alongside skipper Callum McGregor and Matt O’Riley.

TEAM: Hart; Johnston, Starfelt, Carter-Vickers, Taylor; Iwata, McGregor, O’Riley; Jota, Kyogo, Maeda. Subs: Bain, Haksabanovic, Turnbull, Kobayashi, Oh, Bernabei, Summers, Welsh, Vata.

Earlier today, we asked you how much you could remember about recent games against Malky Mackay’s side in CQN‘s fun five-minute quiz.

Now we repeat the questions and provide the answers.

ON TARGET…Kyogo Furuhashi scores the openng goal in Celtic’s 3-1 win against Ross County in Dingwall in August. (See Question 4.)


1: Which Celtic player scored on his debut in the 3-0 win over Ross County in Glasgow in September 2021?

2: Anthony Ralston headed in a crucial stoppage-time winner in a 2-1 success in Dingwall in December 2021. Who scored the Hoops’ first goal?

3: Which Hoops striker fired in a hat-trick in the 4-0 victory at Parkhead in March last year?

4: Celtic have scored seven goals in Dingwall in two games this season. There have been seven different marksmen. Can you name all seven? Clue: Two of the players are no longer at the champions.

5: Who claimed Celtic’s winner in the 2-1 triumph in Glasgow in November before the World Cup break?


1: Cameron Carter-Vickers.

2: Liel Abada.

3: Giorgos Giakoumakis.

4: Kyogo Furuhashi, Mortiz Jenz and Liel Abada (3-1 in league); Callum McGregor, Giorgos Giakoumakis, Daizen Maeda and James Forrest (4-1 in League Cup).

5: Sead Haksabanovic.

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 Ross County v Celtic this afternoon – only in your champion CQN.

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