Livingston V Hamilton at The Braidwood Motor Company Stadium : Match Preview

26 March 2013 04:31
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New team target Accies scalp

Livingston's newly-appointed management team of Richie Burke and Mark Burchill welcome back Jesus Garcia Tena (suspension) and Stefan Scougall (illness) as they host Hamilton in their first game in permanent charge.

Burchill cannot feature as a player as his international clearance has not come through from his last club in Thailand and Paul Watson drops out with a groin strain, while long-term injury sufferers Keaghan Jacobs (knee) and Ross Docherty (groin) remain sidelined.

Burke who had been in interim charge said: "I am looking for a big improvement from Saturday's game when we lost 6-1 to Partick Thistle.

"We gave away soft goals and I want us to tighten up and put on a performance that will make Partick seem a very distant memory."

Hamilton go looking for their second away win in a row, with midfielder Gary Fisher a doubt after sustaining a thigh knock during Saturday's 2-0 success at Falkirk.

Kieran Millar remains sidelined following knee surgery, with manager Billy Reid saying: "Livingston will be hurting after Saturday's defeat from Thistle but I'm looking for us to get the better of them.

"We deserved our success at Falkirk and our plan between now and the end of the season is to move as far up the table as we can.

"The First Division has been very exciting and competitive this season and pushing our way into the top half would be a reasonable return from such a young squad.

"Winning at Livingston will help us do that."

Source: PA