Celtic team vs Ross County confirmed: 2 debuts, stream details, fans react
Manager Ange Postecoglou has named his Celtic team vs Ross County at home in the Scottish Premiership today, per the official club website.
The full match squad is as follows:
Starting XI – Hart, Juranovic, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt, Taylor, McGregor, Turnbull, Rogic, Abada, Jota, Ajeti.
Substitutes – Bain, Soro, McCarthy, Urhoghide, Shaw, Montgomery, Welsh.
There’s been drama off the pitch at Celtic this weekend, but ultimately we’ll all be happy if Postecoglou and his Bhoys manage to pick up three points today.
The manager will be fully focused on events he can control and drumming into his players that it’s their performances that matter this afternoon, not whatever is going on in the boardroom.
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With Odsonne Edouard and Ryan Christie leaving the club, as well as Kyogo Furuhashi picking up an injury, today’s attack has a fresh look about it.
Albian Ajeti makes his first start since February, while Jota makes his club debut.
Elsewhere Cameron Carter-Vickers also makes a debut, while Josip Juranovic plays for the first time at Celtic Park.
An exciting line-up!
Today’s match is on the Pass To Paradise service for season ticket holders who cannot attend today’s match in person.
Celtic TV are also broadcasting the fixture to subscribers outside of the UK & Ireland.
Those who cannot view via those methods can listen to the game live on BBC Radio Scotland.
Fan reaction to Celtic team vs Ross County
As you can imagine, there’s real intrigue about debuts for Jota and Carter-Vickers. Many fans are also eager to see if Ajeti can take a long-awaited chance.
Elsewhere there is concern at the lack of depth and options on the bench.
We may be missing a couple of players, but today’s team should be strong enough to pick up the result. Let’s get back to business after the derby defeat.
These supporters have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on today’s team…
Good attacking exciting side but no attacking options on the bench is scary 🍀 https://t.co/QIO2IkBjE1— Sean Berry 🇮🇪🍀 (@berrier7) September 11, 2021
Harsh on Ralston unless he’s picked up a knock but outside of Taylor I’m happy with that, feels like a case of now or never with Ajeti if he’s going to make it here. Back the team Sack the board https://t.co/2nEWLOo8oz— Connor Twigg (@_Connortwigg) September 11, 2021
It's now or never for Albian Ajeti. https://t.co/j2x5I7ocDv— Ryan Fitzsimons (@RyanStevenF) September 11, 2021
Backline is a bit of a surprise and we're so thin on the bench that a left back is our only attacking option https://t.co/W36kqnVuBG— Hectorini (@Hectorini9) September 11, 2021
Very harsh on Welsh, Ange obviously trying to build up Starfelts confidence. Big game for ajeti, surprised no GG. https://t.co/u3epDd4BF5— G Clement (@gclement6) September 11, 2021
What a team https://t.co/cMuwwmtxzT— Scott Bruh (@scottdruidbeans) September 11, 2021
Got to imagine Ralston is injured because if not this is really harsh and a few surprises in here Welsh has been dropped and no sign of GG or Scales being the mains.— Conor (@ConorM67_) September 11, 2021
Still a strong lineup tho 👊🏻 https://t.co/b2yeqG0BNa
Scales not even on the bench is a strange one.. hopefully the new lads hit the ground running & a big game for Ajeti— Steo kelly (@steo_kelly89) September 11, 2021
Come on the celts 🍀 https://t.co/OABFdSo7vE