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Mohamadou Sissoko should return from a groin injury for Kilmarnock.

The defender has returned to training following a groin injury but Craig Bryson is a doubt after picking up a knock against Dundee United last week.

Kilmarnock are without Mehdi Taouil (hamstring), Frazer Wright (shoulder) and Ryan O'Leary (hamstring).

Suso Santana and Ismael Bouzid miss out for Hearts.

Santana is out for the season after undergoing knee surgery and Bouzid is to serve a two-match suspension for breaching the disciplinary threshold, but captain Marius Zaliukas is available following a ban.

Andy Webster and Ruben Palazuelos (both groin) are doubtful, Andrew Driver (knee) and Rudi Skacel (Achilles) have been carrying knocks and Jason Thomson (hamstring), Calum Elliot (knee) and Kevin Kyle (hip) are out.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, Clancy, Hamill, Sissoko, Pascali, Eremenko, Fowler, Bryson, Mendes Da Silva, Kelly, Hay, Gros, Agard, Berntsson, Jaakkola, Aubameyang, Dayton, Rui Miguel.

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

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Scottish Football Fixtures

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  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Aberdeen  
Partick v Motherwell  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Dundee Utd 7 6 16
2 Inverness 7 6 16
3 Hamilton 7 6 14
4 Celtic 6 8 11
5 Kilmarnock 7 0 11
6 Dundee 7 -1 10
7 Aberdeen 6 2 9
8 St J'stone 7 -3 9
9 Partick 6 2 7
10 Motherwell 7 -4 7
11 St Mirren 6 -7 3
12 Ross Co 7 -15 0

Updated Sun, 21 Sep 2014

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