Robbie Neilson has confirmed his Hearts side that will look to progress into the last eight of the Premier Sports Cup against Celtic.
Stephen Kinglsey returns to Neilson’s Hearts back-three as winger Josh Ginnelly drops out from the 2-1 away to St Mirren. Odsonne Edouard returns to the Celtic starting XI. The away side are looking to make it seven wins in succession this season.
Hearts beat Celtic on the opening weekend of the Scottish Premiership season. Striker Liam Boyce said ahead of the last 16 Premier Sports Cup game: “We’ve been playing well and creating more chances. We know they’re (Celtic) trying to play football and, obviously, after a couple of wins they’ll be more confident in what they’re doing.
“But it doesn’t matter because when you play Celtic you know you’re going to have to work hard, like we did in the first game. You have to work hard to limit their chances.”
Here are the XI’s that will take to the field at Parkhead.
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