LIVERPOOL loanee Nat Phillips will start alongside Liam Scales in the middle of the Celtic rearguard in the Champions League Group E encounter against Lazio at Parkhead tonight.
Cameron Carter-Vickers, who has missed the last seven games through injury, will take his place among the stand-by squad.
Yang Hyun-jun, who was taken off at half-time and replaced by James Forrest against Motherwel at the weekend, gets the nod to start on the right-side of the attack.
Joe Hart returns to goal after his one-match suspension that saw him sit out the 2-1 win at Fir Park.
TEAM: Hart; Johnston, Phillips, Scales, Taylor; O’Riley, McGregor, Hatate; Yang, Kyogo, Maeda. Subs: Bain, Morrison, Palma, Turnbull, Oh, Carter-Vickers, Tomoki, Bernardo, Forrest, Ralston and M Johnston.
Earlier today in CQN’s fun five-minute quiz, we asked you how much you could remember about Celtic’s Europa League games against Lazio in season 2019/20.
Now we repeat those questions and provide the answers.
HEADS I WIN…Christopher Jullien bullets in the clincher against Lazio at Parkhead. (See Question 2.)
1: Who equalised for Celtic in the match at Parkhead after Manuel Lazzari had put Lazio ahead?
2: Who was the Hoops matchwinner late in the game?
3: In an identical scenario in the Olympic Stadium, who kick-started Neil Lennon’s side’s fightback with the leveller?
4: Who got the stoppage-time goal that sealed the comeback?
5: Apart from clinching three points, what was so special about the winner?
HISTORY BHOY…Olivier Ntcham clips in the stoppage-time winner in Rome. (See Question 4.)
1: Ryan Christie.
2: Christopher Jullien.
3: James Forrest.
4: Olivier Ntcham
5: It was Celtic’s first-ever win on Italian soil at the 13th attempt.
Well done if you got five out of five. Go to the top of the class!
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