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Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Hearts and Motherwell at Tynecastle.

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Captain Marius Zaliukas is suspended for Hearts.

Jason Thomson (hamstring) is out for two to three weeks, while goalkeeper Marian Kello will not be considered due to a "private matter".

Rudi Skacel (Achilles), Suso Santana (knee) and Andrew Driver (knee/thigh) are still carrying injuries, while Lee Wallace (ankle), Kevin Kyle (hip) and Calum Elliot (knee) remain out.

Chris Humphrey is doubtful for Motherwell with a dead leg.

The winger has struggled to shake it off this week and will be assessed on the morning of the game.

Midfielder Steve Jennings is touch and go with a knock.

Hearts (from): MacDonald, Bouzid, Stevenson, Driver, S Elliott, Skacel, Glen, C Thomson, Santana, Balogh, Webster, Templeton, Black, Palazuelos, Robinson, Mrowiec, Jonsson, Barr, McGowan.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Craigan, Hammell, Hutchinson, Saunders, Jennings, Ross, Humphrey, Jones, Lasley, Hateley, Jennings, Jeffers, McHugh, Murphy, Sutton, Gunning, Hollis, Casagolda, Forbes.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Dundee Utd  
Sunday, 31 August 2014
12:30
Dundee v Celtic  
Saturday, 13 September 2014
12:45
Celtic v Aberdeen  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Hamilton  
Kilmarnock v St Mirren  
Partick v Inverness  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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