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Scotland left-back Lee Wallace has bruising on his ankle and missed training on Thursday, but Hearts are optimistic he could be fit for the Tynecastle tussle.

Kevin Kyle (groin) and Calum Elliot (knee) are again set to miss out.

Dundee United have doubts over Craig Conway and Morgaro Gomis.

The pair picked up knocks against Celtic last Sunday and have only done minimal training this week. Boss Peter Houston will give the influential pair late fitness tests.

United will be definitely be without long-term injury-victims Mihael Kovacevic (knee), Darren Dods (knee) and Scott Severin (ankle).

Hearts (from): Kello, Bouzid, Zaliukas, Stevenson, Palazuelos, Black, Driver, Elliott, Skacel, Glen, Jonsson, Mrowiec, C Thomson, Wallace, Obua, J Thomson, Santana, Balogh, Webster.

Dundee Utd (from): Pernis, Dillon, Kenneth, Van der Maulen, Watson, Douglas, Swanson, Gomis, Conway, Buaben, Armstrong, S Robertson, D Robertson, Conway, Goodwillie, Russell, Banks, Dow, Smith.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Sunday, 21 September 2014
12:15
Dundee v Dundee Utd  
15:00
Celtic v Motherwell
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  
Motherwell v Hamilton  
Ross Co v Dundee  
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v St Mirren  
Friday, 03 October 2014
Kilmarnock v Dundee Utd  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 6 6 13
2 Inverness 6 5 13
3 Dundee Utd 6 3 13
4 Celtic 5 8 10
5 Dundee 6 2 10
6 Kilmarnock 6 0 10
7 St J'stone 6 -2 9
8 Partick 6 2 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 6 -7 3
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Fri, 19 Sep 2014

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