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Scott Brown: Fit to face Benfica

Scott Brown: Fit to face Benfica

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Celtic skipper Scott Brown and Charlie Mulgrew are both fit for Wednesday night's Champions League Group G opener against Benfica at Parkhead.

Brown is nursing an ongoing hip problem but declared himself okay after Saturday's 2-1 defeat at St Johnstone in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League while defender Mulgrew has shrugged off an Achilles injury.

New signings Lassad Nouioui, Miku and Efe Ambrose are included in the squad, while Georgios Samaras (elbow) Paddy McCourt (knock) and Filip Twardzik (groin) are out.

Celtic: Forster, Matthews, Lustig, Wilson, Mulgrew, Izaguirre, Rogne, Forrest, Commons, Brown, Ambrose, Wanyama, Hooper, Keatings, Lassad, Miku, Zaluska, Chalmers, Watt, George.

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Champions League Fixtures

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
17:00
Zenit v Benfica
19:45
Anderlecht v Galatasaray  
Arsenal v B Dortmund  
A Madrid v Olympiakos  
Basel v R Madrid  
Leverkusen v Monaco
Ludogorets v Liverpool
Malmo FF v Juventus  
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
Benfica v Leverkusen  
B Dortmund v Anderlecht  

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