Celtic keeper Scott Bain believes that the Scottish Hoops can inspire Alex McLeish's side this week as the national side face up to Nation's League game against Albania and Israel. Craig Gordon withdrew from the squad after suffering from a hip problem but James Forrest, Ryan Christie, Callum McGregor and Kieran Tierney are all expected to […]
BAIN: Back in the starting line-up. Double first-half save when he tipped over two free headers in quick succession from Declan Gallagher. Then had to claw away an effort in the second period, again from the head of Gallagher. (7)
GIVEN the rarity of Scottish footballing triumphs against top continental opposition rivalling that of hen’s teeth in recent years, the Europa League exploits of Celtic and Rangers this season have been a welcome tonic.
CELTIC manager Brendan Rodgers says that his starting line-up for the match against Livingston today will be influenced by the fact the game is taking place on an artificial pitch, with players being left out who would otherwise have been selected.