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11th Apr, 2018 | 7:05pm

Rodgers must get vital decision correct or Celtic treble dream could end in tears


Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has a few selection headaches ahead of Sunday’s Old Firm semi-final clash, and one of the biggest is who to play in goals.

He is spoiled for choice in this position, as he has to choose between first choice keeper Craig Gordon or his more than capable replacement Scott Bain.

Bain of course played in the recent 3-2 win over Rangers at Ibrox and had an excellent game, whilst Gordon made his return in the goalless draw against Dundee, but was left out of Sunday’s win over Hamilton.

Making the right choice for the goalkeeping position is vital to the Hoops winning the match which will take them one step away from a second consecutive domestic treble.

If we are to make a prediction for the player who will start the semi-final then it will be Gordon.

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Even though Bain has played superbly well for the Hoops in his four starts for the club so far, Rodgers will likely go for the player who has been his number one goalkeeper for almost all of his time as Hoops boss.

It should also remembered that Gordon produced an excellent performance in the goalless Old Firm derby in December, so he has form in the fixture.

It will be harsh on Bain if he misses out but Gordon’s experience should tell on the day.

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