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Hearts will be without Calum Elliot after the striker's knee surgery.

Hearts, third in the SPL, are also without suspended duo Adrian Mrowiec and Eggert Jonsson and striker Kevin Kyle, who is recovering following a double hernia operation.

Lee Wallace is a major doubt after recent ankle trouble, while Suso Santana and Rudi Skacel are also doubtful.

Danny Galbraith and Graham Stack are injured for Hibs.

Galbraith is midway through a month-long absence with an ankle problem, while Stack has a shoulder injury and may not return this season.

Steven Thicot is doubtful with an ankle knock, while long-term knee-injury victim Kevin McCann is definitely out of Hibs' first game since March 5.

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

Hibs (from): Smith, Dickoh, Towell, Hanlon, Booth, Wotherspoon, Nish, Riordan, Rankin, Murray, Stevenson, Duffy, Trakys, Thornhill, Brown, Miller, Scott, Palsson, Sodje, Vaz Te, Divis.

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