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

Last Updated: 22/04/11 at 17:18   

Zaliukas: Banned for Jambos

Zaliukas: Banned for Jambos

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

Friday, 18 April 2014
19:45
Inverness v Aberdeen  
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:45
Motherwell v Celtic  
15:00
Hearts v Ross Co  
Kilmarnock v Partick  
St J'stone v Dundee Utd  
St Mirren v Hibernian  
Friday, 25 April 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 26 April 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Kilmarnock  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Celtic 33 66 88
2 Aberdeen 33 17 63
3 Motherwell 33 5 60
4 Dundee Utd 33 17 54
5 Inverness 33 5 52
6 St J'stone 33 7 48
7 Hibernian 33 -15 34
8 Kilmarnock 33 -16 33
9 Ross Co 33 -18 31
10 St Mirren 33 -21 31
11 Partick 33 -21 30
12 Hearts 33 -26 13

Updated Fri, 11 Apr 2014

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