Celtic are looking to bounce back after the hammering that they received at the hands of PSG.Though Celtic look vulnerable in Europe, they still maintain their unbeaten run on the domestic scene. Celtic will be looking to clinch the title early as they did last season and will see every point as valuable. The match will see the home team going for all three points with early goals being the key.
Celtic are still the team to beat in Scotland, but the last six out of seven matches at home have seen both teams score.Furthermore,they have conceded in the last two overall and this proves their defensive vulnerabilities. Ross County had scored in nine straight matches on the road before visiting Motherwell.However,they should still be able to take advantage of Celtic’s form especially after the grueling midweek game. Ross County have scored in sixteen of the last seventeen premiership matches and they will look to add to their scoring run. On a head to head record, Celtic have won three of the last five meetings against Ross County. Celtics are unbeaten in forty four games and they have scored at least twice in ten of their last twelve Premiership games.
Celtic will be without center backs Erik Sviatchenko and Dedryck Boyata for this match. Moussa Dembele is however back in training. Ross County expect a full squad for the game with no serious injuries.
Celtic: Craig Gordon, Mikael Lustig,Jozo Simunovic,Kieran Tierney, Callum McGregor, Scott Brown, Stuart Armstrong, Scott Sinclair, James Forest,Odsonne Edouard, Patrick Roberts
Ross County: Scott Fox, Sean Kelly, Jason Naismith, Andrew Davis, Marcus Fraser, Ross Draper,Tony Dingwall,Tim Chow, Dylan Dykes,Thomas Mikkelsen,Jamie Lindsay
Players to Watch
Scott Sinclair will be expected to cause problems for Ross County with his blistering pace. Ross County will rely on Jamie Lindsay for firepower upfront.
Celtic are expected to win the match comfortably, but may have dome defensive lapses and in the process concede a goal or two.