Deila makes three changes as Celtic and Rangers get reacquainted

Ronny Deila has made three changes to his starting line-up for Celtic's Scottish League Cup semi-final against Rangers at Hampden Park.

Deila makes three changes as Celtic and Rangers get reacquainted

Ronny Deila has made three changes to his starting line-up for Celtic's Scottish League Cup semi-final against Rangers at Hampden Park.

Right-back Mikael Lustig, midfielder Stefan Johansen and forward Anthony Stokes come in for Adam Matthews, Liam Henderson and John Guidetti, who all start on the bench for the first meeting between the two traditional rivals in just under three years.

Rangers caretaker-boss Kenny McDowall has brought in midfielder Ian Black for forward Jon Daly, who has to settle for a place among the substitutes, with experienced striker Kenny Miller asked to lead the line again.

Celtic: Gordon, Lustig, Denayer, van Dijk, Izaguirre, Brown, Biton, Commons, Johansen, Stokes, Griffiths.

Subs: Matthews, Ambrose, Guidetti, Scepovic, Zaluska, Forrest, Henderson.

Rangers: Simonsen, Foster, McGregor, McCulloch, Wallace, Black, Aird, Law, Hutton, Smith, Miller.

Subs: Daly, Templeton, Clark, Boyd, Faure, Shiels, Robinson.

Referee: Craig Thomson (Scotland).

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