St Johnstone midfielder Patrick Cregg starts a two-game ban as he sits out the Scottish Premiership meeting with Motherwell at Fir Park on New Year's Day.
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The Irishman was handed the punishment after he failed to overturn his red card against Hibernian.
Skipper Dave Mackay, meanwhile, remains a doubt after missing the 3-0 win over Dundee United on Sunday with a calf strain.
Motherwell are boosted by the return of Shaun Hutchinson.
The defender missed the weekend win over Partick through suspension but is back in contention for the visit of the Perth side.
Boss Stuart McCall has no fresh injuries ahead of the New Year's Day clash at Fir Park.
Motherwell (from): Twardzik, Ramsden, Francis-Angol, McManus, Hammell, Ainsworth, Lasley, Vigurs, Carswell, Lawson, McFadden, McHugh, Anier, Sutton, Murray, Moore, Nielsen, Cummins, Hutchinson.
St Johnstone (from): Mannus, Mackay, Wright, McDonald, Wotherspoon, Hasselbaink, May, Davidson, Miller, Easton, Jahic, Banks, Scobbie, Anderson, Fallon, Edwards, Croft, Kane.