Craig Levein has made five changes from the side that lost in midweek to Dundee for today’s visit of St Johnstone.
Steven Naismith returns from injury and John Souttar makes his first start in three months after recovering from injury.
There are also places for Ollie Bozanic, Jake Mulraney and Marcus Godinho as Conor Shaughnessy, Demi Mitchell, David Vanecek, Callumn Morrison and Aidan Keena miss out.
Hearts line up as follows:
Doyle, Smith, Souttar, Berra, Bozanic, Lee, Clare, Djoum, Naismith, Mulraney, Godinho.
Subs: Zlamal, Shaughnessy, Mitchell, MacLean, Cochrane, Vanecek, Morrison.