St Mirren v Celtic (Match Stats)
St Mirren 1
(O'Hara 6 PEN)
(Jota 56, Johnston 61, Abada 70, O'Riley 72 and Oh 81 PEN)
St Mirren had a Non Penalty xG of 0.00 which is the lowest of any time Celtic have faced this season.
Celtic's best spell for xG was in the 71st to 90th minute where they had 5 shots worth 1.32 xG.
Celtic's 82% possession is the most they have had against any team this season. It was consistent throughout the game and the lowest period was 60 to 75 minutes where it was 69%.
Celtic lined up with;
Johnston, Carter-Vickers, Starfelt and Taylor
Mooy, McGregor and Hatate
Jota, Kyogo and Maeda
Celtic lined up with an unchanged team from last week's Cup Final win over Rangers.
Abada, O'Riley, Oh, Haksabanovic and Iwata came on as subs for Maeda, Hatate, Kyogo, Jota and Mooy.
It was only the 4th time this season Celtic played with an unchanged starting 11. However it was the first time that unchanged starting 11 had the same 9 on the bench also and it was the first time that the starting 11 and 5 subs used were the same two games in a row.
Unusually Kyogo had 0 xG and that was the same for Maeda and Mooy too. Oh had 0.86 which included 0.79 for the penalty. Abada had 0.45 and Jota had 0.38.
Mooy had an xA of 0.39, McGregor had 0.16 and Taylor had 0.15.
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