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How Celtic's patchwork of players rated in 0-0 draw with Livingston

The Scotsman logo The Scotsman 16/01/2021 David Oliver

It was an experienced, if cobbled together, Celtic line-up to face Livingston this afternoon.

a group of football players on a field © GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JANUARY 16: The Celtic socially distanced huddle during a Scottish Premiership m...

Without the self-isolating dozen of players plus management team Neil Lennon and John Kennedy the Hoops were still able to name a team littered with internationals for the match against the in-form West Lothian side on the back of EIGHT straight victories.

a man in a green shirt © Seldom troubled despite Livingston's first half pressure and wayward attempts at goal after the inte...

That run came to an end at Celtic park though in a ha-working encounter where neither side could do enough to see off the other.

a man with a football ball on a field © In from the cold an it showed. Offered little for Bitton or support going forward but dealt with Mul...

Livingston had the better of the second half chances with Efe Ambrose heading wide of Conor Hazard’s goal and Josh Mullin clipping the crossbar, although Armstrong Okoflex could have snatched three points for Celtic late on sliding in but the reigning league champions saw another two points dropped at home.

Nir Bitton et al. on a court © Back after suspension and despite a clean sheet, was uninspiring alongside Ralston on the right side...

Here’s how the Celtic players scored based on our usual ratings scale.

Shane Duffy, István Kovács are posing for a picture © Took charge of defensive situations and often the man making decisive action to clear with head or b...

Player ratings scale - 10: One of best performances you've seen. 9: Outstanding. 8: Very good. 7: Good. 6: Average. 5: Poor, 4: Very poor. 3: Terrible day at office. 2: Abysmal. 1: One of worst performances you've seen.

a man holding a football ball

© Bright when he came on and ran at Devlin on Livingston's right but failed to make a telling impact o...

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