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Team News: Abada comes in for debut with Griffiths on the bench

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Liel Abada makes his Celtic debut tonight against Midtjylland despite not appearing on the squad list published by UEFA.

Two additions to the squad were permitted by 11pm last night, when there was no update on the UEFA website it seemed like the Israeli would miss out but it seems to have been an oversight from UEFA.

Ryan Christie and Odsonne Edouard come into the front three alongside Abada, on the bench James Forrest, Boli Bolingoli and Leigh Griffiths are included without having played any pre-season matches.

In defence Tony Ralston starts his second competitive match in 15 months while Stephen Welsh and Nir Bitton are paired together.

The return leg is in Denmark next Wednesday with the winners going on to face PSV Eindhoven or Galatasaray in the third qualifying round.

CELTIC: Barkas; Ralston, Welsh, Bitton, Taylor; McGregor, Turnbull, Soro; Abadaa, Edouard, Christie

SUBS: Bain, Hazard, Ajeti, Griffiths, Rogic, Bolingoli, Urhoghide, Shaw, Murray, Forrest, Henderson, Montgomery

CLICK HERE for the squad listed with UEFA

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