NEW Bhoys Nicolas Kuhn and Adam Idah will have to wait for their first start as Brendan Rodgers named them among the stand-by squad to face Aberdeen at Pittodrie this afternoon.

The Hoops boss will start with Maik Nawrocki in place of the injured Cameron Carter-Vickers in the heart of the rearguard and the Irishman resisted the temptation to move Liam Scales to the problem No.3 slot.

Alexandro Bernabei will kick off his second game of the campaign in the left-back position in place of the crocked Greg Taylor.

The champions have already beaten their opponents twice this term, 3-1 in the north east in August while enjoying a rollicking 6-0 success at Parkhead in November.

TEAM: Hart; Johnston, Nawrocki, Scales, Bernabei; Bernardo, McGregor, O’Riley; Abada, Kyogo, Palma. Subs: Bain, Ralston, Welsh, Kuhn, Idah, Holm, Vata, Kelly and Forrest.

Earlier today, we asked you how much you could remember about recent encounters against the Dons in CQN’s fun five-minute quiz to test your knowledge.

Now we repeat those questions and provide the answers.

HOW’S THAT FOR STARTERS…Liel Abada celebrates putting Celtic ahead at Pittodrie in August. (See Question One.)


1: Kyogo Furuhashi and Matt O’Riley were both on target in the early-season win at Pittodrie. Who got the ball rolling with the opening goal?

2: Which Celtic player scored his first goal for the club in the 6-0 win in the east end of Glasgow in November?

3: Another Hoops marksman that day is no longer at the club. Can you name him?

4: Which former Celtic midfielder was sacked by the north east club during the week?

5: Celtic brought down the curtain on another successful Premiership campaign in May last year with a 5-0 romp against the Dons. Kyogo and Oh Hyeon-gyu claimed doubles. Who was the other scorer? Clue: He left the champions in the summer.


1: Liel Abada.

2: Yang Hyun-jun.

3: David Turnbull.

4: Barry Robson.

5: Carl Starfelt.

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

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

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