Motherwell v Celtic preview

Team news for Sunday's Scottish Premier League clash between Motherwell and Celtic at Fir Park (12.45pm).

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Motherwell manager Stuart McCall expects to be without four or five first-team players for the game.

Stephen Craigan is suspended and both Steve Jones and Steven Saunders remain out with hamstring problems.

Central midfield pair Keith Lasley (ribs) and Steve Jennings (Achilles) are "touch and go", while Bob McHugh (wrist) is still out.

Beram Kayal is suspended for Celtic.

Freddie Ljungberg has a problem with his calf and will resume training next week.

Cha Du-ri (ankle), Shaun Maloney (ankle) and Andreas Hinkel (knee) remain on the sidelines although the latter has started running.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Gunning, Hammell, Hutchinson, Page, Jennings, Lasley, Forbes, Murphy, Humphrey, Sutton, Jeffers, Meechan, Pollock, Casagolda, Smith, Hollis.

Bhoys (from): Forster, Wilson, Majstorovic, Mulgrew, Izaguirre, Brown, Ledley, Ki, Samaras, Commons, Forrest, McGinn, Hooper, Stokes, McCourt, Rogne, Juarez, Zaluska.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 19 September 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Ross Co  
Hamilton v Kilmarnock  
Inverness v St J'stone  
Sunday, 21 September 2014
12:15
Dundee v Dundee Utd  
15:00
Celtic v Motherwell  
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 6 6 13
2 Inverness 6 5 13
3 Dundee Utd 6 3 13
4 Celtic 5 8 10
5 Dundee 6 2 10
6 Kilmarnock 6 0 10
7 St J'stone 6 -2 9
8 Partick 5 3 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 5 -8 0
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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