Ange Postecoglou could make two changes to his Celtic side to face Old Firm rivals Rangers in Ibrox on Sunday afternoon. The Australian gaffer must choose between starting Kyogo Furuhashi or starting him from the bench.
In a crucial game, Rangers are a point behind Celtic in the Scottish Premiership race with eight league games remaining. With a Rangers win, the Gers overtake their Glasgow counterparts.
But a win for Celtic means they’re four points clear and with just a handful of games left and Rangers still in the Europa League, things are looking bleak for the Gers. Celtic only have a few injury worries.
The Japan international shone in the first half of the season – scoring 16 goals in 26 games and providing five assists. But Kyogo didn’t play in 2022, suffering a long-term hamstring injury back in December.
How could Celtic line up against Rangers on Sunday?
Giorgos Giakoumakis is getting better and better and his physicality against the likes of Connor Goldson and Filip Helander will be a deciding factor in the result. The Greek star has scored six goals in three league games.
Josip Juranovic is likely to start through Anthony Ralston, Joe Hart remains in goal, the combination of Cameron Carter-Vickers and Carl Starfelt continues and Greg Taylor remains the club’s best option on the left side of defence.
Tom Rogic, 29, started against Ross County last time out. But Celtic need energy in midfield and that could mean Reo Hatate and Matt O’Riley starting with Callum McGregor. Jota and Liel Abada on either side of Giakoumakis.
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https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/04/01/predicted-celtic-xi-to-face-rangers-two-changes-at-ibrox-kyogo-decision/ Two changes at Ibrox, decision Kyogo