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Celtic: Fans unhappy with Jonny Hayes starting over Greg Taylor at left-back

Celtic: Fans unhappy with Jonny Hayes starting over Greg Taylor at left-back - Celtic

A lot of Celtic fans were left querying one aspect of Neil Lennon’s team selection ahead of their match on Wednesday night.

The Hoops’ official Twitter channel @CelticFC revealed the starting XI for the trip to Tynecastle 75 minutes before kick-off, with the left-back selection a talking point among many supporters.

https://twitter.com/CelticFC/status/1207367514973515777

With Boli Bolingoli omitted after only recently returning from injury, Jonny Hayes was given the nod to start at left-back, with Greg Taylor named among the substitutes as Celtic proceeded to defeat Hearts 2-0.

Hayes has now made five starts at left-back this season, although the Republic of Ireland international has played as a wide midfielder or winger for the majority of his career.

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Meanwhile, Taylor is a natural left-back who was signed from Kilmarnock on deadline day in September but has so far struggled for minutes at Celtic, making just five appearances since his move to Parkhead.

These Hoops fans on Twitter were not best pleased with Hayes being selected ahead of Taylor for the left-back slot when they saw the starting line-up:

Do you think Taylor should have started instead of Hayes against Hearts? How did you rate Hayes’ performance on the night? Comment below with your views!


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