'Don't understand why Barkas dropped', 'Poor Stephen Welsh', 'Makes my teeth itch': Celtic fans react to team vs St Mirren

Celtic fans were praying for a repeat result after the same team that saw off Hamilton in midweek was selected to face St Mirren.
Neil Lennon has picked his side for St Mirren (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)Neil Lennon has picked his side for St Mirren (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)
Neil Lennon has picked his side for St Mirren (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

Would it be the same 2-0 scoreline at parkhead? The home support, watching on Celtic TV hoped so – but many picked issue with the team selection from Neil Lennon, starting with the goalkeeper position.

@mark_ramsay12: “Why is the number one keeper on the bench and the cup final keeper not even in the squad?”

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@T841967: “Let's just pull the goalkeeper and put three up front.”

@50shadesofhaigh: “Scott Bain wins Lenny’s goalkeeper lottery for the second game running!”

@SanBernardino9: “Is this a first? An unchanged side for two games in a row?”

@Seany_67: “Still don’t understand why Barkas is dropped again.”

In defence some called for Stephen Welsh and a change at the back too.

@_RH67: “The seasons done man why is Duffy still playing?”

@CelticFc_Core: “Poor Stephen Welsh man.”

@eightsixonesix: “Our best CB playing at RB makes my teeth itch.”

Heather McGoldrick: “A wee bit concerned why laxalt is on the bench for the 3rd time?”

Others called for youth to be given a chance.

@manky_bianchi: “With 14 Friendly matches left we could’ve started Robertson and players that WANT to play for that jersey.”

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Davy Coss: “The league has gone. Why not give Karamoko and Okoflex the rest of the season to see what they can do?...or is that what a decent manager would do?”

Ryan Bonnar: “Lack of decent wingers have not helped this season, probs the best line up we could hope for.”

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