'Griffiths starts because he praised Lennon', 'using 3 keepers like musical chairs', 'why are we not developing Welsh?' Celtic fans react to team to face Hamilton Accies

Neil Lennon has named his Celtic side to face Hamilton Accies in the Scottish Premiership.

Celtic warm up ahead of their match with Hamilton Accies in the Scottish Premiership. Picture: SNS
Celtic warm up ahead of their match with Hamilton Accies in the Scottish Premiership. Picture: SNS

It’s a pretty attacking line-up for the reigning champions with attackers Leigh Griffiths, Odsonne Edouard, Mohamed Elyounoussi and playmaking No.10 David Turnbull all in the starting XI.

There was also a surprise change at goalkeeper with Scott Bain being recalled at the expense of Vasilis Barkas.

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Here’s how the facts reacted on social media:

@MoiMania_: “So Griffiths gets a start because he came out and praised Lennon??”

@JJmoneyXL: “Why are we not giving Welsh a chance to develop? Leagues over, give him the opportunity and experience rather than playing the donkey Duffy and a midfielder at CB.”

@Worldhasg0nemad: “Never known a club to use their 3 keepers like musical chairs. Have we actually had a starting 11 that's went 4 games in a row? Sack the lot of them.”

@RossMac11_11: “We could get beat 5-0 by Hamilton tonight and Lennon will be at the press conference like "what's the problem? We just won a treble last month."

@aboutceltic: “Why sign a £5M goalkeeper if you aren't going to give him a run of matches behind a steady defence? I'm not saying he's going to be our #1 in the future but he's still got time to prove himself, Bain has already proven he isn't good enough to be our #1.”

@BenTheTim: “No Ralston? Absolute Joke!”

@ChinaBhoy: “Barkas, Klimala, Ajeti and Laxalt all on bench. That tells you all you need to know about our recruitment.”

@alkorta81: “Neil Lennon really doesn't have a clue but let's just continue this train wreck until the end of the season.”

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