Live on Sky: Ross County vs Celtic
Ross Co vs Celtic
12:00pm Sunday 1st December
Global Energy Stadium
Neil Lennon desires their own famous Europa League aspirations to be parked by Celtic and quickly focus on the home front in Ross County on Sunday, live on Sky Sports.
The Hoops boss was delighted the win over French side Rennes on Thursday night verified the Scottish champions with a single fixture as group winners for the very first time.
Breaking the 10-point barrier for the first time by proceeding on to 13 before the last Group E game from Cluj in Romania following month was also satisfying for the Northern Irishman.
There is no respite for Lennon’s side as they face the long visit to Dingwall, where they will resume their search to win nine titles in a row at the Ladbrokes Premiership, in.
“We are in good form,” explained the Parkhead manager, who will evaluate striker Odsonne Edouard after he missed the Rennes match using a niggle.
“It’s difficult. It is away from home, a quick turnaround and a very lengthy journey on Saturday, so we will find the gamers recovered as fast as we can.
“We will get them in on Saturday, acquire some second day recovery and then we’ll travel.
“It’s a challenging game. We all know so we can finish in terms of competitiveness with the European our priority is that the league and we can concentrate on national duties.
“Ross County had a excellent start to the season. They have just come off a bit but they’re at home.
“Teams raise their game when we are in the city so we know how fraught the match may be. But we are in a good location, not taking anything for granted, and we must stay very focused today since the games are coming thick and fast.”
Ross County have reported no injury problems. Tom Grivosti (foot), Iain Vigurs (foot) and Don Cowie (knee) are working their way back into fitness. Back-up goalkeeper Jack Ruddy has been struggling with illness.
Odsonne Edouard is going to be evaluated for Celtic before the trip to Dingwall. The Frenchman missed the Europa League triumph over Rennes on Thursday night.
Jeremie Frimpong, who was not registered for European contest by boss Neil Lennon, will reunite and Mohamed Elyounoussi is working his way back from a foot injury but Jonny Hayes (shoulder), Boli Bolingoli (hamstring) Hatem Abd Elhamed (abductor), Vakoun Issouf Bayo (knee) and also Jozo Simunovic (knee) are still outside alongside Daniel Arzani (knee).
See Ross County vs Celtic live on Sky Sports Football 12pm from 11am. Match highlights accessible soon after fulltime the Sky Sports site and app