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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

Friday, 19 September 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Ross Co  
Hamilton v Kilmarnock  
Inverness v St J'stone  
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  

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 5 3 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 5 -8 0
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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