Despite Hibs poor form this season, Celtic will face up to their toughest opponents since Neil Lennon took charge of the Edinburgh side. Celtic have won just one of their last five away top-flight matches against Hibernian (D2 L2) having won five consecutive Scottish Premiership games at Easter Road prior to this run.
The Celtic team is starting to feel the bruising fixture list as they play 9 games in December. Each game that passes sees some casualties. Lustig and Christe both left the field of play Thursday night giving Brendan Rodgers some selection headaches.
Giving some of the stats above, Easter Road is not the place you want to go without a full complement of players. Thursday was also a grueling night mentally on the players and management staff. Unlike previous Celtic managers, Brendan Rodgers seems to enjoy some domestic success after big European nights.
Today’s Starting XI: