Dane Murray, Adam Montgomery and Owen Moffat come into the side which also includes Kerr McInroy and Ewan Henderson who were on loan at Dunfermline last season. Liam Shaw starts against the club that he left in May.
The defence is completely recast with Welsh the most experienced defender available. Tony Ralston makes a very rare appearances, Murray goes into central defence alongside Welsh with Montgomery starting ahead of Boli Bolingoli at left-back.
Today’s match consists of three periods of 30 minutes with wholesale substitutes expected from both sides.
CELTIC: Barkas, Ralston, Dane Murray, Welsh, Montgomery; Liam Shaw, Soro, Kerr McInroy, Henderson; Owen Moffat, Ajeti