Date: 18th December 2019 at 6:39pm
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Ryan Christie and Jonny Hayes are back in the side to face Hearts tonight with Boli and Nir Bitton dropping out with the Belgian not making the substitute bench.

There is no return for Mikey Johnstone which might result in playing on the left flank in front of Hayes.

Celtic made it nine wins on the bounce when they beat Hibs 2-0 on Sunday with Jeremie Frimpong and Edouard were on the scoresheet.

The day before Hearts had lost 1-0 at home to with little evidence of a new manager bounce for .

Tonight’s match was scheduled for the weekend of the Final forcing Celtic to play three matches in seven days at the busiest stage of the season.

When the two clubs met in August Celtic won 3-1 with two goals from despite the deciding to award them as own goals.

CELTIC: Forster; Frimpong, Ajer, Jullien, Hayes; McGregor, Brown; Christie, Ntcham, ; Edouard

SUBS: Gordon, Taylor, Bitton, Rogic, Morgan, Bayo, Griffiths