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BACK TO WORK: A DUNDEE-CELTIC PREVIEW

Scott Brown celebrates scoring the winner against Dundee in October

DUNDEE V CELTIC (SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP; SUNDAY 19TH MARCH 2017, 12:30PM)

So we can't win the league tomorrow - after Aberdeen's victory today - but this is still a good opportunity to right a few wrongs after last week's poor performance against Rangers and prove once again that we are by far the best team in Scotland.

Team Selection: This will show if backsides have been booted after last week's game. Erik Sviatchenko had a very bad game last week so I would presume that Jozo Simunovic - if fit - will replace him. It is important to get our defence pairing correct before the Scottish Cup semi-final so there should be changes here. Kieran Tierney and Mikael Lustig both looked knackered last week so perhaps either Emilio Izaguirre or Cristian Gamboa could get a rare start, Gamboa in particular deserves one, in my opinion. I wouldn't be shocked if Patrick Roberts came back in for the just back from injury James Forrest and I would replace the mostly ineffectual Nir Bitton with Callum McGregor. If Stuart Armstrong shakes off his niggle from last week he should play and the rest of the forward players will stay the same I presume.

Previous Meetings: Two very close games, indeed Dundee are the only team we've played in the league that we've not beaten by two goals.

The first match, at Dens Park in October, was settled by a single Scott Brown goal

The second game, at Celtic Park in December, was won 2-1 by Celtic. Griffiths and Bitton with the Celtic goals, Haber pulling one back for Dundee.

Prediction: Celtic will be out to show that last week's performance and result was a mere blip on our run to the title. and the likes of Moussa Dembele and Scott Sincalir will be out to impress after poor games - by their very high standards - last week, and that's what I feel will happen, they will be the main men in a relatively comfortable Celtic victory.

Dundee 0 Celtic 3