Ange Postecoglou doesn’t think the injuries sustained by Kyogo Furuhashi and Alistair Johnston are serious, with both in contention to play in Celtic’s Scottish Cup Final next Saturday.

Kyogo suffered an impact injury in the second half against Aberdeen and could be seen icing his leg on the bench after being replaced by Hyeongyu Oh. Johnston, meanwhile, went down injured just after the hour mark, though looked in less discomfort than the Japanese striker when walking off the pitch.

From the sound of Ange’s post-match assessment, taking them off seemed to be more of a precaution.

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He said [Scottish Sun]: “He has done a cup final on one leg before, so unless both his legs are out I reckon there’s a chance. I don’t think it’s anything serious with Kyogo. I’ve spoken to the medical guys and we’ll see how it settles down. But at this stage, with it being a cup final.

“It’s the same for Alistair Johnston who also came off. He felt his injury lock but I didn’t think we’d get 90 minutes out of him today anyway. He was brilliant for the time he was on so, again, we’ll assess it. But watching him jump around the dressing-room afterwards, they all seem OK.”

Johnston also told Sky Sports that he was feeling fine after the match, suggesting he simply looked to be subbed off as a precaution against re-activating the issue he sustained in the semi-final against Rangers.

The odds look good of them both featuring against Inverness Caledonian Thistle, which is a great boost to the starting team on the day.

Celtic were notably more effective on the right flank with Johnston place today, while Kyogo continues to demolish most teams that cross his path.

In other news, Celtic hit 85-year league scoring high after rout of Aberdeen.

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