Team News: Celtic v Hearts

21 August 2022

The boys in maroon visit Celtic Park for a 3pm kick-off in matchday four of the cinch Premiership and the manager has made the most of his squad depth ahead of next week’s Europa League play-off round second leg tie at home to FC Zurich.

Craig Gordon misses out with Ross Stewart starting in goals, the injured Craig Halkett is replaced by Toby Sibbick, with Andy Halliday and Liam Boyce coming in for Stephen Kingsley and Barrie McKay.

Alan Forrest and Gary Mackay-Steven slot in for Jorge Grant and Cammy Devlin, while Josh Ginnelly starts ahead of Lawrence Shankland.

Peter Haring is handed the captain’s armband.

Hearts line up as follows:

Stewart, Haring, Boyce, Mackay-Steven, Atkinson, Rowles, Halliday, Forrest, Cochrane, Sibbick, Ginnelly.

Subs: McFarlane, M. Smith, Grant, Shankland, Devlin, McKay, Neilson, C. Smith, Pollock