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Stewart Carswell concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Robinson. Ryan Stevenson takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Humphrey.
Shot by Mehdi Taouil from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal. Dylan McGowan comes on in place of Mehdi Taouil.
Scott Robinson challenges Omar Daley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Fraser Kerr.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marius Zaliukas by Michael Higdon. Jamie MacDonald restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Scott Robinson from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar. Omar Daley replaces Nicky Law. Free kick awarded for a foul by Simon Ramsden on John Sutton. Direct free kick taken by Daniel Grainger, The ball is delivered by Stevie Hammell.
Callum Paterson produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
John Sutton fouled by Simon Ramsden, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Robinson takes the free kick. Mehdi Taouil is adjudged to have handled the ball. Mehdi Taouil is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Simon Ramsden.
Henrik Ojamaa takes a shot. Clearance made by Andy Webster. Nicky Law fouled by Scott Robinson, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Robinson is cautioned. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Tom Hateley from own half, clearance by Andy Webster. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley.
Henrik Ojamaa on for Jamie Murphy.
Foul by Stevie Hammell on Callum Paterson, free kick awarded. Scott Robinson takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Higdon on Andy Webster. Jamie MacDonald takes the direct free kick.
Scott Robinson comes on in place of Darren Barr.
Unfair challenge on Daniel Grainger by Chris Humphrey results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jamie MacDonald.
Corner taken by Daniel Grainger, Fraser Kerr makes a clearance. Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by John Sutton misses to the right of the target.
Arvydas Novikovas leaves the field to be replaced by John Sutton.
Marius Zaliukas challenges Keith Lasley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marius Zaliukas is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Keith Lasley.
Michael Higdon takes a shot. Save by Jamie MacDonald.
Ryan Stevenson has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Shot by Ryan Stevenson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Foul by Mehdi Taouil on Jamie Murphy, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Keith Lasley.
Corner taken right-footed by Ryan Stevenson, Headed effort from inside the area by Darren Barr misses to the right of the goal.
Michael Higdon has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Chris Humphrey concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Grainger. Daniel Grainger takes the direct free kick.
Stewart Carswell is brought on as a substitute for Shaun Hutchinson.
Darren Barr produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Tom Hateley takes a corner.
Tom Hateley takes the outswinging corner, Andrew Driver manages to make a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Hateley, clearance made by Marius Zaliukas.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Hateley by Darren Barr. Tom Hateley restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Callum Paterson. Indirect free kick taken by Darren Randolph.
Simon Ramsden challenges Ryan Stevenson unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Daniel Grainger from right channel, clearance made by Tom Hateley.
Andrew Driver gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Law. Booking for Andrew Driver for unsporting behaviour. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Tom Hateley, Daniel Grainger gets a block in.
Tom Hateley takes the outswinging corner, Daniel Grainger makes a clearance.
Chris Humphrey has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Callum Paterson takes a shot. Darren Randolph makes a comfortable save.
Jamie Murphy takes a shot. Save by Jamie MacDonald.
Effort on goal by Keith Lasley from inside the box misses to the right of the target.
Corner taken left-footed by Daniel Grainger, Ryan McGowan takes a shot. Save by Darren Randolph.
Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ryan Stevenson misses to the right of the goal.
Goal scored by Daniel Grainger from outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Hearts 1-0 Motherwell.The assist for the goal came from Ryan Stevenson.
Michael Higdon challenges Mehdi Taouil unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Stevenson.
Darren Barr fouled by Jamie Murphy, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Daniel Grainger.
Mehdi Taouil fouled by Stevie Hammell, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andy Webster.
Shot from just outside the area by Andrew Driver misses to the right of the target.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ryan Stevenson. Stevie Hammell restarts play with the free kick.
Tom Hateley fouled by Ryan Stevenson, the ref awards a free kick. Stevie Hammell takes the free kick. Marius Zaliukas fouled by Michael Higdon, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie MacDonald takes the free kick.
Jamie Murphy takes a shot. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Tom Hateley, save by Jamie MacDonald. Jamie MacDonald makes a save.
Ramsden: Issues forgotten when game starts
Motherwell defender Simon Ramsden does not expect Hearts' financial issues to have an impact on their game when the two clubs face each other in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League on Sunday.
Jambos boss John McGlynn and six of Hearts' highest earners did not receive their salaries on schedule on Tuesday as the Edinburgh club failed to pay their entire squad on time for a second successive month.
September's breach triggered a transfer embargo under new Scottish Premier League regulations, with wages also delayed on four occasions last season.
Ramsden was sympathetic towards the plight of the players but backed them to put their worries to one side for 90 minutes at Tynecastle when the Steelmen come calling.
He said: "Once that whistle goes, it's all forgotten about.
"Those issues might affect them during the week, when training finishes.
"But, once the game comes around, I don't think they will be thinking about that for one second.
"Fortunately, I've never experienced anything like that in my career, although I know a few lads who have and it's not a nice time when you have families and mortgages to pay."
Ramsden is expecting a difficult challenge in the capital and says the Motherwell players are just desperate for a return to action.
Their match against Dundee United before the international break was postponed due to a power failure, meaning they have been idle longer than most.
He said: "Hearts have got a good squad and we've watched DVDs of their games this season.
"We know it's going to be a very tough test but it's one we're looking forward to.
"We haven't had a game for a few weeks now so the lads are itching to get going again."
Meanwhile, Ramsden can understand why boss Stuart McCall has been touted as an outside bet for the Scotland job, should Craig Levein be sacked, but he believes his manager is happy to remain at Fir Park.
He said: "It doesn't surprise me that he has been talked of in that way - I couldn't speak more highly of him to be honest.
"One of the main factors in me coming to Motherwell was to link up with him again.
"I'm sure, if you ask the manager, he's just concentrating on ourselves at the moment."
McGlynn believes his Hearts side's luck could soon turn.
Hearts have won two of their nine matches this season and are near the foot of a congested Clydesdale Bank Premier League table ahead of the clash at Tynecastle.
McGlynn is confident of a change in fortunes.
He said: "How many points is there between us and Motherwell? Four. That's not a lot. And that's the team that was third last year.
"There's nothing in the league table that can't be turned around.
"Two or three victories... you look at St Johnstone, look where they are. Look where Aberdeen are, look where Hibs are, teams that weren't doing well last year.
"We're playing well enough. We just need to get the ball in the back of the net and I'm very, very confident things will turn around."
However, McGlynn recognises the challenge Motherwell pose.
He added: "They did very well last season and that breeds a confidence. They're going to be one of the teams that should be up there.
"Motherwell have started the season very well. They've got the top scorer in the SPL at the minute in Higdon. He's been scoring goals for fun.
"It's up to us. We're at home on Sunday and we've got to make the most of it.
"It would be a good victory for us to get that win."
Motherwell will be without the suspended Adam Cummins while Hearts have no fresh injury concerns.
Goalkeeper Jamie McDonald is fit again following a head knock which forced him off in the loss at Celtic, while Scotland defender Andy Webster has shrugged off a twisted ankle and will be fit to start.
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