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01 November 2020 16:39

Celtic starting XI: Bain; Frimpong, Duffy, Bitton, Laxalt; Brown, McGregor; Christie, Rogic, Elyounoussi; Edouard.

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Celtic starting XI: Bain; Frimpong, Duffy, Bitton, Laxalt; Brown, McGregor; Christie, Rogic, Elyounoussi; Edouard. Celtic substitutes: Barkas, Taylor, Griffiths, Ajeti, Klimala, Soro, Turnbull, Ntcham, Elhamed. Celtic are back in domestic action this afternoon, taking on Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup semi-finals at Hampden Park. The Bhoys drew 2-2 against Lille on Thursday night, and now need to come up with a result against an Aberdeen side that caused problems for Celtic last weekend. Scott Bain keeps his place in goal ahead of summer signing Vasilis Barkas, with Nir Bitton partnering Shane Duffy at centre back.

Confirmed Celtic lineup today: Bitton starts, Barkas on the bench – HITC

Jeremie Frimpong and Diego Laxalt are the full backs backs today, with Scott Brown and Callum McGregor featuring in central midfield. Ryan Christie and Mohamed Elyounoussi start out wide, with Tom Rogic as the number 10 behind lone striker Odsonne Edouard. Greg Taylor, Leigh Griffiths, Albian Ajeti, Patryk Klimala, Ismaila Soro, David Turnbull, Olivier Ntcham and Hatem Abd Elhamed join Barkas on the bench today. In other news, Solskjaer raves about one Arsenal man