MIKEY JOHNSTON makes his first start for Celtic this season against Hibs at Easter Road tonight as Giorgos Giakoumakis drops to the stand-by squad.

The Greek striker acored the opening goal in the 2-0 weekend win over St Johnstone on Saturday, but makes way for the former Scotland Under-21 international winger who has made only four appearances from the bench since being injured in the warm-up against Bristol City at Ashton Gate in July.

The introduction of Johnston will see Kyogo Furuhashi play through the middle after playing on the flank against the Perth club.

On the back of three successive domestic wins, Ange Postecoglou is aiming to guide the Hoops to their first league victory in Leith since 2014.

TEAM: Hart; Ralston, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt, Juranovic; Turnbull, McGregor, Rogic; Johnston, Kyogo, Jota. Subs: Bain, Bitton, Montgomery, Welsh, Abada, Ajeti, Giakoumakis.

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