Celtic are currently taking on East Kilbride in the Scottish Cup but their fans were far from happy with the starting line-up.
Hoops manager Ronny Deila opted for a strong starting line-up in the wake of two straight defeats to Ross County and Aberdeen, handing Colin Kazim-Richards his first start for the club after joining at the end of the January transfer window.
But despite playing the part-timers, there was no room for the likes of Patrick Roberts, Ryan Christie or even Scott Allan in the XI, with Deila perhaps well aware of the hefty consequences should his team fail to win.
Today's official team sheet (MD) pic.twitter.com/82FtJ5rLDX
— Celtic Football Club (@celticfc) February 7, 2016
Fans were eager for a look at Roberts and Christie, with neither yet to start a match in a Hoops jersey, and Scott Allan’s quest to get a game continues to look baffling.
Supporters quickly took to social media to vent their frustrations…
No roberts on the bench and why hasn't took this opportunity to start Christie and Allan ?? the man does my nut in
— Matt Rippon (@MattRippon90) February 7, 2016
— john (@johnmck1888) February 7, 2016
How can Allan and Roberts not get a run out ? this manager is up there with Barnes! Beat last 2 games keeps literally same team ?
— Jamie McCluskey (@JinkyBoi) February 7, 2016
That's the team selection of a frightened man. We'll win comfortably but today was a great chance to start Christie, Allan or Roberts
— Stevie Jackson (@bobby__peru) February 7, 2016
Wanted to see Allan Christie and Roberts play behind Griffiths today
— Liam Edward (@L1AM_EDWARD) February 7, 2016
After assisting 3 and scoring one no room for Patrick Roberts, nor Christie and Allan, pathetic
— PJ McBride (@PJMcBrideCFC) February 7, 2016
— ScottyBhoy (@Graham6895) February 7, 2016
@celticfc ach ffs.gies a look at christie allan and roberts ya dumplin?
— Brian L (@BlakFrancis) February 7, 2016
Theres absolutely no Need for griffiths or Brown today both obviously 1st team starters n consitant players roberts kazim Allan nd games
— Andy hynes (@andyhy88) February 7, 2016
Why sign Allan Roberts and Christie and not play them especially in this game Jesus Lawell wake up
— neil galbraith (@neilg6760) February 7, 2016
What do you think about the team?
As it stands, the tie at Airdrie’s Excelsior Stadium is still 1-0, with Leigh Griffiths prodding home from close range.