Celtic team vs Motherwell confirmed; Attacking conundrum, stream details, fans react

By John McGinley

December 12, 2021

Manager Ange Postecoglou has named his Celtic team vs Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership today, per the official club website.

The full match squad is as follows:

Starting XI – Hart, Taylor, Starfelt, Bitton, Abada, Turnbull, Rogic, Carter-Vickers, McGregor, Forrest, Juranovic.

Substitutes – Bain, McCarthy, Johnston, Shaw, Henderson, Ralston, Welsh.

The headline news is that Kyogo Furuhashi does not feature in the match squad today despite his injury not thought to be as bad as first feared.

It’s unclear exactly which attacking players will fit in where, as James Forrest and Liel Abada both start with Tom Rogic and David Turnbull. Nir Bitton has also been added to the midfield.

Today’s performance will be fascinating to witness as a result!

Three points are a necessity regardless of who features where.

Broadcast details

Today’s match is on the Pass To Paradise service for season ticket holders who cannot attend the match.

Celtic TV are also providing live coverage to subscribers worldwide outside the UK & Ireland.

The match is not on Sky Sports this afternoon. The club are also not providing pay-per-view access.

However, BBC Radio Scotland will be providing live audio commentary across their platforms.

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Fan reaction to Celtic team vs Motherwell

There’s certainly intrigue about what we’ll see from Ange Postecoglou and his team today.

With nobody really knowing what the attacking shape will be, it’s a head-scratcher.

However, there is hope we still have enough about us to do damage to the Steelmen’s backline.

These fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all…

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