Celtic v Inverness preview

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

Friday, 03 October 2014
19:45
Kilmarnock v Dundee Utd  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Aberdeen  
Partick v Motherwell  
St J'stone v St Mirren  
Sunday, 05 October 2014
12:45
Inverness v Ross Co  
13:00
Celtic v Hamilton  
Friday, 17 October 2014
19:45
Hamilton v Aberdeen  
Saturday, 18 October 2014
12:45
Ross Co v Celtic  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Partick  
Motherwell v Dundee  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Dundee Utd 8 8 19
2 Hamilton 8 10 17
3 Inverness 8 5 16
4 Celtic 7 9 14
5 Kilmarnock 8 3 14
6 Aberdeen 8 3 13
7 Dundee 8 -2 10
8 St J'stone 8 -5 9
9 Partick 7 -1 7
10 Motherwell 8 -8 7
11 St Mirren 8 -8 4
12 Ross Co 8 -14 3

Updated Tue, 30 Sep 2014

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