Celtic and Hearts name teams for Scottish Cup final

The sides meet at Hampden on Sunday in the much-delayed final.

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Celtic manager Neil Lennon and Hearts boss Robbie Neilson have named their sides for Sunday’s Scottish Cup final.

The teams meet in the delayed final of the 2019/20 competition, with Celtic aiming to conclude a record fourth consecutive treble while Championship side Hearts want to lift the famous trophy for a ninth time.

Celtic have made two changes from the side that beat Kilmarnock last week. Captain Scott Brown comes back into the team along with Ryan Christie, with Ismaila Soro and Jeremie Frimpong dropping to the bench.

Neilson has made only one change to the team that beat Queen of the South 6-1, replacing Olly Lee with Andy Halliday in the heart of midfield.

Celtic team: Hazard, Jullien, Taylor, Duffy, Brown, Turnbull, Christie, Edouard, Elyounoussi, Ajer, McGregor.

Subs: Barkas, Bitton, Griffiths, Klimala, Soro, Rogic, Johnston, Frimpong, Laxalt.

Hearts team: Gordon, Smith, White, Berra, Halkett, Kingsley, Walker, Haliiday, Irving, Boyce, Naismith

Subs: Stewart, Haring, Lee, Roberts, Wighton, Frear, Popescu, Ginnelly, Henderson