DAIZEN MAEDA will start for Celtic against Livingston at Parkhead this afternoon as he continues his battle for full fitness.

The Japanese speedster came on for the second-half in last weekend’s loss to Hearts, but is given the nod by Brendan Rodgers to be in at the kick-off against th West Lothian outfit.

Benfica loanee Paulo Bernardo will line up alongside skipper Callum McGregor and Matt O’Riley in midfield.

TEAM: Hart; A Johnston, Carter-Vickers, Scales, Taylor; Bernardo, McGregor, O’Riley; Maeda, Kyogo, Palma. Subs: Bain, Yang, Turnbull, Oh, Kwon, Forrest, Ralston, Welsh and M Johnston.

Earlier today, we asked you how much you could remember about past connections with Livi in CQN’s fun five-minute quiz.

Now we repeat those questions and provide the answers.

SPOT ON…Reo Hatate tucks away his penalty-kick in Celtic’s 3-0 win at Livingston in September. (See Question 4.)


1: Which Celtic captain in the Martin O’Neill era went on to manage Livingston?

2: The champions played the West Lothian club twice in the east end of Glasgow last season. Can you remember the results?

3: One Celt scored on both occasions. Can you name him?

4: Matt O’Riley and Daizen Maeda were marksmen when the Hoops won 3-0 at Livi in September. Who scored the other goal with a penalty-kick?

5: Which Celt saw red in the same game?


1: Paul Lambert.

2: Celtic won them both – 2-1 on December 21 2022 and 3-0 on February 1 2023.

3: Kyogo Furuhashi.

4: Reo Hatate.

5: Joe Hart.

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

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

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