Herts in shape, beating Ross Country and Dundee before. Today they will face the saints without any weaknesses. Guests in a terrible form and a long series of losses, also cannot count on: Kane, Rooney, Middleton, Crawford, Driag, Brown.
Kilmarnock, under the new coach, aspires to be promoted to the Scottish Premier League. They finished the year in a draw, but this match should be better. The hosts started this year badly, losing to Hamilton 0: 3, losing Gibson due to red card. Additionally, their squad situation is terrible, due to Covid and cards they cannot play: Paton, McKay, Johnson, Cochrane, Liddle, Cameron.
Livingston has unique chance to win with Celtic today. They are in really good form, list of won games is quite long. From the other hand there is a hospital into Celtic team, missing players are Abd Elhamed, Ajer, Ajeti Al, Bain, Barkas, Brown, Christie, Edouard, Elyounoussi, Forrest, Griffiths, Jullien, Klimala, Ntcham. We could see in previous Celtic games missing team spirit, trainer first choice is sending healthy players to play.
There is no end of weak form of Ross County team. Last into table team will meet with hosts, which are fighting for 3rd table location. Hibernian without weaknesses should overcome Ross County, which will play without couple of main players: Charles-Cook R., Draper R., Grivosti T., Lakin C., Randall C., Reid J
Despite last game lost with Aberdeen 2:1 Johnstone were the same level opponent. There was a fight in that game, only luck was missing. In upcoming game with Hamilton it should be even better. Into Hamilton squad there is quite long list of injured players, which is bottleneck for coach to set optimum squad. Cannot play: Collar W., Fulton R., Martin S., Ogboe M., Smith L., Templeton D., Thomas N., Want S.
Hamilton is playing really poor into last games, despite they won with Kilmarnock. Kilmarnock was playing with 10 players from 30’ even thou they had problems to win. Additionally today hosts have a lot of players missing : Collar W., Odofin H., Ogboe M., Smith L., Templeton D., Want S. Guests in shape should win this match.
Hamilton would like to forget losing series in match with Aberdeen. Last game unluckily lost after missed penalty. Today they will have big chances playing with weakened Aberdeen. Guest coach McInnes complained on pre-match conferences his squad situation and missing 5 main players and national team games to which are included players. Due to that fact won’t play Today: Ferguson L., Hayes J.; McCrorie R., McGeouch D., McGinn N. McLennan C., Watkins M., Wright S. Missing’s will be visible especially into defense lines what is high chance for positive hosts result.
Cup competition is guided by their own rules. Today Premier League – Hibernian will meet with 1st league opponent Dundee FC. Despite of odds dropped on home win we should see hard game, and guests shouldn’t lost. In-form Dundee is playing well into league and cup competition, didn’t lost from 4 matches. For hosts team Cups are used to rotate the squad. We could see that into last lost game against 1st league Heart of Midlothian. Additionally today they cannot count on 6 main players, team spirit and chemistry is gone. Out are: due to injuries: Kyle Magennis, Lewis Stevenson, Scott Allan. Due to Nations games: Alex Gogic, Ofir Marciano and Ryan Porteous. Suspension – Christian Doidge.
Hearts after last demolished won game with Dundee 6:2 will fight Today without weaknesses with Arbroath. Hosts without key defenders Thomas O’Brien and midfielder Connor Smith. Last game whey lost 3:0 so without mentioned players this meeting should looks the same as previous.
Guests treat seriously cup completion, last two games won . Hosts from the other hand have problems to complete the squad for this game due to Covid situation. Players are isolated, under match preparation into home and waiting for tests results. Last cup match they lost with second league Falkirk 3:0. Into this game coach Alex Dyer will have only 5 first team players ready, rest are youngsters from U18 team.