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Hamilton Academical v Celtic

Hamilton Academical v Celtic

Celtic attempt to return to the top of the table when visiting Hamilton Academical this evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Striker Leigh Griffiths won't be involved following a calf problem on recent international duty - and ahead of important midweek European action with Paris Saint Germain.

Defensive pair Dedryck Boyata and Erik Sviatchenko are also still ruled out while returning striker Moussa Dembele requires a fitness check.

Latest arrival Odsonne Edouard, 19, could feature having joined on a season-long loan from PSG.

"We want to make sure we're winning as many games as we can in as many competitions as we can," manager Brendan Rodgers told BBC Scotland. "The league is our bread and butter.

"It's very important for us and we're focused on getting a result against Hamilton," he warned. "Only after that will we turn our attention to PSG."

Accies duo Rakish Bingham and Danny Redmond have overcome knocks, while striker Botti Biabi could receive a debut having moved on loan from Swansea City.

Otherwise, Antonio Rojano is still awaiting visa clearance.



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Writer:stev
Date:Friday September 8 2017
Time: 4:36PM

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