Ange Postecoglou has named his Celtic starting XI to take on St Johnstone this lunch time.

The Hoops are back on the road as they aim to maintain their nine-point gap over Rangers at the top of the table.

The last time the champions faced Saints at McDiarmid Park, they relied on a last gasp Giorgos Giakoumakis goal to seal all three points. 

They will be without the Greek striker today, as he moves to Atlanta United. 

But Postecoglou has named a really strong line-up to take on Callum Davidson's men in Perth.

ST JOHNSTONE XI: Matthews, Brown, Mitchell, Considine, Gallacher, Phillips, MacPherson, Carey, Wrgith, May, McLennan

Subs: Sinclair, Gordon, Wotherspoon, Rudden, O'Halloran, Bair, Crawford, Murphy, Hallberg

CELTIC XI: Harts, Johnston, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt, Taylor, McGregor, Hatate, Mooy, Jota, Maeda, Kyogo

Subs: Bain, Haksabanovic, Abada, Turnbull, Kobayashi, Oh, Iwata, O'Riley, Forrest

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