Hearts v Motherwell preview
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,