Ahead of Celtic’s league game away to Partick Thistle, we at Read Celtic will role-play (not that kind) and predict the starting XI.

We will be playing the role of Brendan Rodgers and will be choosing the starting XI, as well as predicting how the team will line-up on the pitch.

It also includes a bit of insight into what we expect from each player, and what they can do to make the difference.

Rodgers’ side strolled to a 5-0 win over Kilmarnock last Tuesday in the League Cup, with a number of players staking their claim for a spot in the starting XI.

Partick Thistle gave St. Johnstone a shock in their last game, as a 3-0 away win for the Jags saw them progress to the League cup quarter-finals.

To understand our prediction, you also need to see the latest team news ahead of the game. Here is our predicted eleven in a 4-2-3-1 formation for Friday’s game.

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