Confirmed: Celtic starting line-up v Molde - Griffiths returns, Johansen starts

Celtic Champions League

Celtic take on Molde in the Europa League this evening.

Celtic starting XI: Gordon; Lustig, Ambrose, Boyata, Izaguirre; Brown, Bitton; Commons, Johansen, Armstrong; Griffiths.

Celtic substitutes: Bailly, Blackett, Ciftci, Mackay-Steven, Rogic, McGregor, Tierney.

Celtic's Europa League campaign continues tonight with a trip to Ronny Deila's native Norway, as they take on Molde away from home.

The Bhoys opened the tournament with a 2-2 draw away at Ajax, then drew 2-2 again during their home game against Fenerbahce.

It's therefore imperative that Celtic go for a win this evening, with a victory needed to get the Bhoys' campaign really off an running.

Norwegian boss Deila, who left Stromsgodset in 2014, returns to his homeland tonight and will renew his rivalry with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was re-appointed as Molde boss earlier this week.

Deila's starting line-up features a familiar back four of Mikael Lustig, Efe Ambrose, Dedryck Boyata and Emilio Izaguirre in front of goalkeeper Craig Gordon, whilst Scott Brown and Nir Bitton continue in central midfield.

Striker Leigh Griffiths returns to lead the line after Nadir Ciftci started against Motherwell on Saturday, and he will be supported by Kris Commons, Stefan Johansen and Stuart Armstrong.

The bench features the likes of Ciftci, Gary Mackay-Steven, Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor, giving Deila a number of attacking options to utilise should he need them.

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