NEIL LENNON has brought back Scott Brown and also restored Oliver Burke to the attack against Hearts at Tynecastle this evening in his first team selection since returning as interim manager yesterday.
The skipper was missing through suspension from the line-up that overwhelmed Motherwell 4-1 at Parkhead on Sunday while the Scotland international striker, who scored the fourth goal after coming on as substitute, starts with Odsonne Edouard on the substitutes’ bench.
The French ace scored a double against the Fir Park side with Scott Sinclair chipping with the other, his 17th of the season.
Out, though, is Ryan Christie, who had to be replaced at the weekend. The playmaker has failed to reciver from a hamstring injury.
Callum McGregor is also missing and 18-year-old Ewan Henderson, a stand-out on his debut, retains his place in midfield alongside Nir Bitton.
Craig Gordon, Mikael Lustig, Jack Hendry, Jonny Hayes, Timothy Weah and Mikey Johnston are also on the bench alongside Edouard.
TEAM: Bain; Toljan, Boyata, Ajer, Tierney; Brown, Bitton; Forrest, Henderson, Sinclair; Burke. Subs: Gordon, Lustig, Hendry, Hayes, Weah, Johnston, Edouard
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