CELTIC B is in action this afternoon, taking on their Glasgow rivals at Paradise.
The visitors lead the league, with Celtic sitting in sixth place, albeit the side has a game in hand. A win this afternoon could see the Hoops jump up to third place, just two points off the top; it’s very tight in the Lowland League table.
The last derby at Celtic Park didn’t go as planned, with the visitors winning 1-0 in April.
There are a few notable names in the lineup, with Rocco Vata and Bosun Lawal both starting after their recent involvements in the first-team squad. Vata made his senior debut just two days ago, playing ten minutes in Celtic’s win at Easter Road.
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Here's how the young Celts line up for this afternoon's fixture in Paradise!
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It’s a strong team packed with talent, with McManus and O’Dea looking for a result, bouncing back from their loss last time out against Berwick Rangers.
There are also a few injury returns for the Hoops in what is one of the strongest sides they can field.