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Hearts v Hibs | Team news

7th February 2016

Three changes from team that drew with Accies as new boy Dauda starts against Hibs.

Robbie Neilson makes three changes to the side that was last in action, two weeks ago against Hamilton Accies, for today's William Hill Scottish Cup tie against Hibs.

Jordan McGhee replaces the suspended Igor Rossi, Sam Nicholson returns in place of Billy King - who is now on loan at Rangers - and new boy Abiola Dauda is handed a starting berth in place of Osman Sow, who does not make the squad.

Fellow new signings Don Cowie and John Souttar are on the bench, as is Jamie Walker.


Starting line up: Alexander, Paterson, Ozturk, Augustyn, McGhee, Nicholson, Djoum, Pallardo, Buaben, Reilly, Dauda.

Substitutes: Hamilton, Oshaniwa, Souttar, Cowie, Walker, Zanatta, Juanma.


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