After a humiliating cup exit at the hands of Dunfermline midweek, the dons have only the league to focus on. A win today, is desperately needed to keep our European hopes alive.
JC told the BBC:
‘t has been a very demanding week for the players but I’m sure the ones who started against Dunfermline will be desperate to play again and make amends for what happened the other night.’
Hibernian Team News:
Sol Bamba will miss today’s match afetr picking up a red card last week. While Alan O’Brein is a doubt through injury.
Player to watch: Derek Riordan
The Hibs frontamn is alwyas a threat and along with Steven Fletcher, is most likely to breahc the dons defence.
Aberdeen Team News:
Aberdeen are short of atttcking options as both Lee Miller and Darren Mackie are out through injury. But Gary McDonald is liely to return after a spell on the sidelines. He told the Evening Express:
‘If the manager wants me to play, then I will feel good.
“I`ve had no reaction from the injury.’
Player to watch: Scott Severin
It will be intersting to see how the skipper reacts to Wednesday’s defeat to Dunfermline and from a presonal point of view his own missed penalty. Will he be able to lead the team to victory at Easter Road?