BRENDAN Rodgers has made three changes to the Celtic team for their Ladbrokes Premiership match against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park today.

Emilio Izaguirre, Jozo Simunovic and Oliver Burke all drop out and their places are taken by Jonny Hayes, Kristoffer Ajer and Odsonne Edouard.

The Scottish champions are looking to bounce back from their disappointing 2-0 defeat to Valencia in the first leg of their Europa League last 32 double header at Parkhead on Thursday night.

They have the chance to move eight points clear of nearest rivals Rangers who were held to a 0-0 draw in the league by St Johnstone at Ibrox yesterday.

Meanwhile, Armstrong Oko-Flex, the Irish-born teenager who has played for England at youth level and who they signed back in September, is on the bench for the visitors.

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke, meanwhile, has brought in Eamonn Brophy for Youssouf Mulumbu, who us unable to play against his parent club.

Kilmarnock: Bachman, O'Donnell, Broadfoot, S Boyd, Taylor, Burke, Dicker, Power, Jones, McAleny, Brophy. Substitutes: MacDonald, Bruce, McKenzie, K Boyd, Watres, Millar, Tshibola.

Celtic: Bain, Toljan, Ajer, Boyata, Hayes, Brown, Forrest, McGregor, Christie, Sinclair, Edouard. Substitutes: Gordon, Bitton, Lustig, Bayo, Weah, Burke, Oko-Flex.