Robbie Neilson has made five changes from the side that drew with Hibs on Sunday as Hearts take on Ross County tonight.
Full debuts are handed to John Souttar and Don Cowie, who replace the injured Alim Ozturk and Prince Buaben.
Juwon Oshaniwa slots in for the suspended Blazej Augustyn, while Jamie Walker and Juanma start in place of Gavin Reilly and Abiola Duada.
Callum Paterson will skipper the side in Dingwall.
Starting line-up: Alexander, Paterson, Souttar, McGhee, Oshaniwa, Cowie, Djoum, Pallardo, Nicholson, Walker, Juanma.
Subs: Hamilton, L. Smith, Beith, Buchanan, Zanatta, Reilly, Dauda.
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