Celtic are back in action this evening as they take on AC Milan in their first Europa League group stage game of the season.
The Bhoys lost 2-0 at home to Rangers on Saturday, and need to come up with a big response in another huge game at Parkhead, this time against Milan.
Here’s how we’re predicting Celtic to line up for this evening’s game…
Despite criticism over his performance against Rangers, Greek international Vasilis Barkas will surely keep his place in the Celtic goal this evening.
Fans want Neil Lennon to ditch the 3-5-2 system, but he may well keep it for another night, with Shane Duffy, Kristoffer Ajer and Stephen Welsh lining up as the back three.
AC Milan loanee Diego Laxalt can play against his parent club, so should line up as the left-wing back, with Jeremie Frimpong keeping his place on the right.
Scott Brown will surely start in midfield, and being flanked by Callum McGregor and Olivier Ntcham seems likely, though David Turnbull could push for a start.
Ryan Christie is available again, so pushing him into an attacking role makes sense, possibly working just behind Albian Ajeti in the Celtic attack.
Leigh Griffiths or Patryk Klimala are other options up top, but with Odsonne Edouard out, Ajeti may be Celtic’s best goalscoring option if Lennon feels he is fit enough to start.
This means that Mohamed Elyounoussi would be benched, which doesn’t seem all that unfair after a poor Old Firm showing, with Christie’s return coming at the right time.