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Team news for the Scottish Premiership clash between Celtic and Inverness at Celtic Park.

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Samaras (right): Struggling for fitness

Samaras (right): Struggling for fitness

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The Bhoys boss has just signed a new contract with the champions but faces selection problems for the visit of Terry Butcher's in-form side, with several key men struggling for fitness.

Forward Giorgios Samaras, wingers James Forrest and Derk Boerrigter, striker Anthony Stokes and playmaker Kris Commons are all potential absentees and Lennon will delay naming his squad as long as possible.

By contrast, Butcher has a fully-fit Inverness squad to pick from as they look to keep up their impressive start to the season, during which they have kept three clean sheets in their three victories.

Defender Garry Warren has a slight concern over a hand injury, but is still expected to take the field.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

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  
Motherwell v Hamilton  
Ross Co v Dundee  
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v St Mirren  
Friday, 03 October 2014
Kilmarnock v Dundee Utd  

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 6 2 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 6 -7 3
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Fri, 19 Sep 2014

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