Hibernian 0 - 1 Aberdeen

Match info: Scottish Premier at Easter Road Stadium

Date: 24/11/2012 KO: 15:00 Ref: B Madden Att: 12,007

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers

Hibernian

0
vs
1

Aberdeen

Niall McGinn 77

FT (ht: 0-0)

  • Last Updated: November 23 2012, 14:42 GMT

Captain James McPake is again doubtful with a back problem for Hibernian's Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League clash with Aberdeen.

James McPake: Back problem
James McPake: Back problem

Defender Tim Clancy (groin) is definitely out as Hibs seek to remain unbeaten at home this season.

Midfielder Gary Deegan (fractured jaw) has been given permission to return to full training, but will be eased in gently.

Ryan Fraser, Clark Robertson and Gavin Rae are doubtful for Aberdeen.

Robertson's injury is unspecified while Fraser has a hip problem and Rae a hamstring injury. The trio will undergo fitness tests on Saturday morning.

Gary Naysmith, Stephen Hughes, Ryan Jack and Rob Milsom are out, with youngsters Declan McManus, Stephen O'Neill and Jamie Masson included in the travelling party.

Teams

Hibernian (from): Williams, Hanlon, McPake, Maybury, Claros, Cairney, Wotherspoon, Stevenson, Griffiths, Doyle, Caldwell, Stanton, Caldwell, Handling, Kuqi, Sproule, McGivern, Taiwo, Antell.

Aberdeen (from): Langfield, Reynolds, Anderson, Robertson, Smith, Osbourne, Hayes, Rae, McGinn, Fallon, Vernon, Fraser, Magennis, Clark, Rogers, Shaughnessy, Considine, McManus, Brown, O'Neill, Masson.