Confirmed: Celtic lineup v Kilmarnock at Celtic Park

A general view outside the stadium during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier between Celtic and AEK Athens at Celtic Park Stadium on August 8, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic will face Kilmarnock at Celtic Park this afternoon.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is seen with the trophy during the Betfred Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on December 2, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic will be looking to return to winning ways in the Scottish Premiership this afternoon when they take on Kilmarnock at Celtic Park.

Brendan Rodgers’s side will head into the match against Kilmarnock on the back of a 1-1 draw with Motherwell away from home in the league.

The Glasgow giants are third in the league table at the moment with 30 points from 14 matches.

 

Celtic are level on points with second-placed Rangers - who have played 15 matches - and just a point behind leaders Kilmarnock, who have played 16 matches.

This is how Celtic will line up against Kilmarnock at Celtic Park in the Scottish Premiership this afternoon:

Meanwhile, Filip Benkovic has commented on the progress he is making at Celtic since his season-long move from Premier League club Leicester City in the summer transfer window.

According to WhoScored, the 21-year-old Croatia Under-21 international central defender has made eight appearances in the Scottish Premiership and three in the Europa League for the Hoops so far this season.

Oliver Bozniac of Heart of Midlothian F.C. holds off Filip Benkovic of Celtic during the Betfred Scottish League Cup Semi Final between Heart of Midlothian FC and Celtic FC on October 28,...

Benkovic told The Herald: “When I came here I knew that I had parts of my game to progress. It was also on a physical side of the game.

“This is important for me. Step by step I get better and better. But I need to still work, I want to be better than I am now. Every day I want to be better.”

5th December 2018, Fir Park, Motherwell, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Motherwell versus Celtic; Filip Benkovic of Celtic puts the ball in the net but his effort is ruled out...

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