No change for Celtic as League Cup final heroes start against St Mirren

Celtic return to the scene of their only domestic defeat this season.

No change for in form Celtic as cup final heroes start against St Mirren SNS Group

Celtic have named the same line-up that started last week’s League Cup win over Rangers for their game at St Mirren.

Two goal hero Kyogo Furuhashi leads the line again for the Hoops who go into the game in scintillating form and looking to tighten their grip on another title.

But they are back at the only stadium they have tasted domestic defeat at this season to play Stephen Robinson’s men.

Since that 2-0 win for St Mirren in September, Postecoglou’s side have won every game they have played other than a 2-2 draw at Ibrox in January and built up a commanding lead at the top of the league.

Rangers cut the gap to six points with victory over Kilmarnock on Saturday and the champions won’t want to waste any time in re-establishing the nine-point advantage.

Celtic start with the same lineup as the cup final, meaning Joe Hart in goals behind a back four of Alistair Johnston, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Carl Starfelt and Greg Taylor.

A midfield three of captain Callum McGregor, Aaron Mooy and player of the month Reo Hatate supporting a forward line of Jota, Daizen Maeda and top scorer Kyogo Furuhashi.

St Mirren could potentially go back to joint-4th if they can shock the Hoops for a second time in Paisley.

Robinson starts with Carson behind Marcus Fraser, Gogic, Dunne, Strain, Baccus, O’Hara, Kiltie, Small, Grieve and Main.

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