Confirmed: Aberdeen and Celtic line-ups

Here is how Aberdeen and Celtic will line up for this afternoon’s match:

Aberdeen starting XI: Brown, Logan, Considine, Taylor, Reynolds, McLean, Rooney, McGinn, Hayes, Robson, Jack

Aberdeen subs: Langfield, Flood, Smith, Pawlett, Goodwillie, Shankland, Daniels

Celtic starting XI: Gordon, Fisher, Denayer, van Dijk, Izaguirre, Brown, Bitton, Johansen, Commons, Armstrong, Griffiths

Celtic subs: Zaluska, Matthews, Ambrose, Scepovic, Rogic, Forrest, Mackay-Steven

Aberdeen welcome Celtic to Pittodrie this afternoon with Ronny Deila’s side recently crowned Scottish Premiership champions.

Although there are 11 points separating these two sides at the top of the table, it will be a very tough game for the Bhoys and you can rest assured Aberdeen will do everything in their power to get one over the newly-crowed champions just a week after their loss to Dundee United gave Celtic the title.

If Celtic manage to win all their remaining matches they will finish the campaign with 94 points but it went down to the very last minute when these two sides clashed back in November, with Virgil van Dijk the goal-scoring hero after his side had been reduced to 10 men.

That along with their more recent 4-0 defeat to Deila’s men is reason enough for Aberdeen to want revenge this afternoon.

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