IN-FORM Aaron Mooy returns to the Celtic line-up against St Johnstone this afternoon as Ange Postecoglou’s only change from the team that started the 3-0 midweek win over Livingston.
The Australia World Cup midfielder comes in for Matt O’Riley while South Korean striker Oh Hyeon-gyu is again among the stand-by squad for the noon kick-off at McDiarmid Park.
TEAM: Hart; Johnston, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt, Taylor; Mooy, McGregor, Hatate; Jota, Kyogo, Maeda. Subs: Bain, Haksabanovic, Abada, Turnbull, Kobayashi, Oh, Iwata, O’Riley, Forrest.
Earlier today, we asked how much could remember about past connections with the Perth Saints in CQN‘s fun five-minute quiz.
Now we repeat those questions and provide the answers.
SILVERWARE SALUTE…Bertie Auld (No.11) celebrates netting the 1969 League Cup winner against St Johnstone. Harry Hood is about to join in while Stevie Chalmres takes to the air. Perth keeper John Donaldson sits this one out. (See Question 5)
1: Who scored Celtic’s first goal when the champions won at McDiarmid Park in October?
2: Two players each claimed a double when the Hoops beat Callum Davidson’s team 4-1 at Parkhead on Christmas Eve. Can you name them?
3: Celtic walloped the Saints 7-0 in Glasgow on April 9 last year. Reo Hatate, Daizen Maeda, Josip Juranovic (pen), Liel Abada and Giakoumakis claimed five of the strikes. Which Celt collected a double during the romp?
4: Who scored the Hoops’ Premier Sports League Cup semi-final winner against Saints last season?
5: Celtic beat St Johnstone 1-0 in the 1969 League Cup Final. Which club legend scored the game’s only goal?
1: Andy Considine (og).
2: Kyogo Furuhashi and Reo Hatate.
3: Matt O’Riley.
4: James Forrest.
5: Bertie Auld.
Well done if you got five out of five – go to the top of the class!
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