One of the most interesting games in the Premiership midweek calendar is the game at Celtic Park between Celtic and Dundee United.

The teams go into the game in decent form. Celtic have won their last three league games. United is unbeaten in their last three They have shown fighting spirit to score last minute equalisers in two of those games.

Celtic will be favourites for the game. However, Dundee United have players who have the ability to cause Celtic problems at both ends of the pitch.

Been in excellent form

Goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist is certainly one of those players. The 28-year-old has been in excellent form for the Tanandice side this season. Indeed, so well has he played that it has been reported that Celtic are interested in signing the player in January.

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Dundee United goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

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He can enhance his reputation even further if he manages to stop Celtic from finding the back of the net on Wednesday.

One other player who could cause Celtic problems if given the chance in striker Lawrence Shankland. The former Ayr striker has had an up and down season so far. He hasn’t been a first-team regular, as the transition from Championship to Premiership hasn’t been the easiest.

Scored a good goal recently

However, he showed what he was all about with a fine goal in the recent 2-0 win over Kilmarnock. Should Shankland get a chance in the game, it would not be a shock to see the ball end up in the back of the net.

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Dundee United’s Lawrence Shankland celebrates scoring against Kilmarnock (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

If United are to get a result at Celtic Park, they will need Shankland and Siegrist to be at their best, and to make the most of their opportunities.

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