There’s nothing much more Celtic can do in the five remaining post-split league fixtures than try to restore some pride at the end of a hurtful season and keep the players in prime confidence as they aim to end the season on a high note with a Scottish Cup triumph.
That’s no more true than today when they host David Martindale’s Livingston side in what will be their last match before meeting rivals Rangers in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup next Saturday.
Failure to win would hardly register in a campaign full of disappointments, but it wouldn’t be ideal preparation for the clash at Ibrox as Celtic look to deny their Old Firm foes a league and cup double.
The substitutes are: Barkas, Duffy, Bitton, Griffiths, Soro, Ajeti, Christie, Rogic, Laxalt.
And the starting XI is...