Confirmed Celtic v Hamilton lineups: Dembele and Griffiths both start

General view of Celtic Park

Celtic host Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership this evening.

Celtic will be looking to maintain their unbeaten start to the league season as they take on Hamilton Academical at Celtic Park this evening.

The Bhoys beat Partick Thistle 4-1 over the weekend to continue their blistering start to the campaign, which has seen them drop just two points in 14 games.

Brendan Rodgers has taken Scottish football by storm, and he can make it 15 league games without defeat tonight, with the Northern Irishman making a surprise change in attack.

Rodgers handed Leigh Griffiths a start against Partick Thistle in place of Moussa Dembele, but both goalscorers start tonight as Rodgers attempts to fit them into the same team.

They're joined in the starting line-up by the likes of Stuart Armstrong, Tom Rogic, Patrick Roberts and Callum McGregor in an attack-minded line-up, with Mikael Lustig, Jozo Simunovic and Erik Sviatchenko starting in defence.

Kolo Toure is named on the bench, and is joined by fellow substitutes Nir Bitton, Dorus De Vries, Ryan Christie, Gary Mackay-Steven, Emilio Izaguirre and Cristian Gamboa.

Whilst Celtic have been superb this term, Hamilton have claimed just two wins in their 16 league games, drawing each of their last five games to make it ten draws this season.

With just one win in the last ten games, the Accies have endured a frustrating campaign, and will be hoping to spring a shock on Celtic by ending their unbeaten run tonight.

Martin Canning can call upon former Celtic ace Massimo Donati this evening, and he's joined in the side by the likes of Dougie Imrie, Ali Crawford and Rakish Bingham, with Alex D'Acol only on the bench.

D'Acol is joined by the likes of Eamonn Brophy, Ross Cunningham, Robbie Thomson and Louis Longridge as Hamilton chase surprise points in Glasgow.

Celtic lineup

Starting:

  • Craig Gordon
  • Mikael Lustig
  • Erik Sviatchenko
  • Jozo Šimunović
  • Stuart Armstrong
  • Scott Brown
  • Callum McGregor
  • Patrick Roberts
  • Tom Rogić
  • Moussa Dembélé
  • Leigh Griffiths

Substitutes: Dorus de Vries, Cristian Gamboa, Emilio Izaguirre, Kolo Touré, Nir Bitton, Ryan Christie, Gary Mackay-Steven.

Hamilton lineup

Starting:

  • Gary Woods
  • Scott McMann
  • Giorgos Sarris
  • Ali Crawford
  • Greg Docherty
  • Massimo Donati
  • Grant Gillespie
  • Dougie Imrie
  • Darian MacKinnon
  • Daniel Redmond
  • Rakish Bingham

Substitutes: Robbie Thomson, Jordan McGregor, Ronan Hughes, Louis Longridge, Eamonn Brophy, Ross Cunningham, Alexandre D'Akol.

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