McGeady back for Celtic

Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady has returned from an ankle injury for Celtic’s Europa League clash with Rapid Vienna at Parkhead tonight.

Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady has returned from an ankle injury for Celtic’s Europa League clash with Rapid Vienna at Parkhead tonight.

Mark Wilson makes only his second start of the season as replacement for injured right-back Andreas Hinkel while stopper Glenn Loovens drops to the bench as Mowbray returns to the central defensive partnership of Stephen McManus and Gary Caldwell.

Scott McDonald and Georgios Samaras start up front as the Hoops look to get their European hopes back on track following the 2-1 defeat to Hapoel Tel Aviv in Israel on matchday one.

Rapid, who started the section with a 3-0 win over Hamburg, have Nikica Jelavic operating as their lone striker.

Celtic: Boruc, Wilson, Caldwell, McManus, Daniel Fox, McGeady, Brown, N’Guemo, Maloney, McDonald, Samaras.

Subs: Zaluska, McGinn, Crosas, Robson, Loovens, Killen, Caddis.

Rapid Vienna: Payer, Dober, Patocka, Soma, Katzer, Heikkinen, Pehlivan, Kavlak, Hoffmann, Boskovic, Jelavic.

Subs: Hedl, Thonhofer, Kulovits, Salihi, Eder, Drazan, Konrad.

Referee: Bruno Miguel Duarte Paixao (Portugal).

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