Aberdeen v Kilmarnock preview

Team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's SPL clash between Aberdeen and Kilmarnock at Pittodrie.

Last Updated: 18/02/11 at 17:04

Wright: Back for Kilmarnock

Wright: Back for Kilmarnock

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Paul Hartley and Andrew Considine are suspended for Aberdeen but Rob Milsom has recovered from a wounded foot, and Derek Young and Rory McArdle are back in contention following illness.

Peter Pawlett (knee) remains on the sidelines alongside long-term absentees Yoann Folly, Darren Mackie and Fraser Fyvie.

Kilmarnock are set for a triple boost ahead of the game.

Goalkeeper Cammy Bell missed the second half of the defeat to Hibernian through illness, while Frazer Wright was out with concussion.

Both are set to return for the weekend action, while Alexei Eremenko is back from suspension for the trip to Pittodrie.

Aberdeen (from): Langfield, McNamee, Smith, Diamond, Vujadinovic, Milsom, Jack, Young, Aluko, Maguire, Vernon, Blackman, McArdle, Paton, Magennis, Anderson, Shaughnessy, Howard.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, Jaakkola, Clancy, Hay, Sissoko, Hamill, Taouil, Bryson, Pascali, Kelly, Fowler, Rui Miguel, Silva, Agard, Wright, Eremenko, Berntsson, Aubameyang, McKenzie, Gross.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:30
Inverness v Celtic  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Ross Co  
Kilmarnock v Motherwell  
Partick v Hamilton  
St J'stone v Aberdeen  
St Mirren v Dundee  
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Inverness 3 4 7
2 Celtic 2 8 6
3 Hamilton 3 1 6
4 Dundee Utd 3 -1 6
5 Partick 2 4 4
6 Kilmarnock 3 -1 4
7 Dundee 3 0 3
8 Aberdeen 2 -1 3
9 Motherwell 3 -2 3
10 St J'stone 3 -3 3
11 St Mirren 2 -3 0
12 Ross Co 3 -6 0

Updated Sat, 16 Aug 2014

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