Motherwell v Dundee U preview

Motherwell centre-back Shaun Hutchinson is suspended for the Scottish Premiership visit of Dundee United after his dismissal against Hibernian last weekend.

Last Updated: 09/11/13 at 14:31   

Shaun Hutchinson: Motherwell defender is suspended for Dundee United's visit

Shaun Hutchinson: Motherwell defender is suspended for Dundee United's visit

But fellow defenders Simon Ramsden (hamstring) and Steven Hammell (ankle gash) will both have late fitness checks after sustaining injuries in that 1-0 victory.

Goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen is set to continue between the sticks as Lee Hollis struggles to overcome an ankle injury.

Nadir Ciftci is available for Dundee United's trip to Fir Park after a double success in front of a Scottish Football Association tribunal.

The United midfielder overturned his red card against Inverness Caley and saw a violent conduct charge against a match official dropped.

Full-back Keith Watson is struggling with a knock while midfielder Chris Erskine (knee) and forward Kudus Oyenuga (groin) will miss out.

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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 Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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