Finnish striker starts for Bhoys

Teemu Pukki is making his first start for Celtic in their Scottish Premiership clash against St Johnstone at Parkhead.

Finnish striker starts for Bhoys

Teemu Pukki is making his first start for Celtic in their Scottish Premiership clash against St Johnstone at Parkhead.

The Finnish striker came in for Georgios Samaras who started on the bench while wide-man Derk Boerrigter replaced right-back Mikael Lustig who dropped out altogether, with Neil

Lennon reshuffling his formation.

Saints manager Tommy Wright made three changes with Brian Easton, Chris Millar and Gary McDonald in, and Tom Scobbie, Nigel Hasselbaink and Stevie May dropping to the bench.

Celtic: Forster, Matthews, Ambrose, van Dijk, Izaguirre, Commons, Brown, Mulgrew, Boerrigter, Stokes, Pukki.

Subs: Biton, Samaras, Balde, Rogic, Zaluska, Atajic, McGeouch.

St Johnstone: Mannus, Mackay, Wright, Anderson, Brian Easton, Cregg, Millar, Murray Davidson, McDonald, Wotherspoon, MacLean.

Subs: Scobbie, Hasselbaink, Edwards, Banks, Caddis, May, Miller.

Referee: Alan Muir (Scotland)

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