Pick and share your Celtic team to reach the Scottish Cup final

 • by Thomas McIlroy
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Celtic meet city rivals Rangers on Sunday’s Scottish Cup semi-final.

Brendan Rodgers has enjoyed unprecedented success since taking over as the Hoops boss in 2016 and is aiming for what would be an historic second successive domestic treble.

The former Liverpool boss is yet to lose against Rangers since arriving at Celtic Park, winning seven and drawing two games.

Rodgers will have a nearly fully fit squad to pick from, with only Jonny Hayes out for sure with a tibia fracture. Nir Bitton could return from a knee injury.

Our unique algorithm has predicted the Celtic side it believes will start the game.

Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.

You can also give it a go yourself. Just click ‘create your own’ on the line-up at the top of the page and pick your ideal XI for the game. You can also see each player’s stats once you’ve selected them.

When you’re happy with your team, press confirm and you’ll be able to share it with your friends via social media.