I don't think there is much between the teams. "It's going to be a tough day for us but we are really looking forward to it. I know the responsibility falls on my shoulders. I am trying to do my best to make sure we climb the table. We need to pick up our points. " Image source, SNSRoss County manager Malky Mackay has given on-loan St Mirren striker Eamonn Brophy a start against Kilmarnock. There are two other changes for the Staggies - Jordan White comes off the bench to go in to the starting XI and Alex Iacovitti also starts. Kazeem Olaigbe, Owura Edwards and Jordy Hiwula drop out, only the latter to the bench. Ross County have two new strikers to choose from, with Eamonn Brophy and Josh Stones arriving on loan from St Mirren and Wigan Athletic respectively.
However, Kilmarnock are without an away league win all season, which will give the Highlanders some comfort. Read the rest of our Scottish Premiership picks here. Ross County's Premiership home game with Celtic in April has been rescheduled for TV coverage. It will now take place a day later - Sunday, 2 April - with a midday kick-off. Ross County captain Jack Baldwin says the team understands the magnitude of Saturday's crucial Scottish Premiership clash with Kilmarnock as the bottom two face off. County currently trail the visitors - as well as Motherwell and Kilmarnock - by three points and Baldwin said: "We've got a huge game on Saturday.
On-loan Aston Villa full-back Ben Chrisene is out for a significant period with a medial ligament injury. There's a huge game in Dingwall as bottom side Ross County host the team nearest to them, Kilmarnock. Defeat would leave Malky Mackay's side six points adrift and in serious trouble, having only picked up two points since the World Cup break. They were knocked out of the Scottish Cup on penalties by Hamilton Academical at the weekend as they failed to score for the fifth time in their last eight games. A home loss on Saturday could spook the County hierarchy, because relegation would become a serious prospect.
"The 26-year-old added the move to the Highlands was "perfect" for him and his new teammates have made him feel welcome. "It was something I fancied doing getting away from Glasgow and just focusing on football. This is a massive time in my career. I need to try and get back to scoring goals and playing games. I fancied concentrating on football and this was the perfect move for me. "I wasnвЂ™t playing so much at St Mirren in the first-half of the season so I think it was a deal that certainly suited me, but suited both parties club wise.
We know that we can compete with any team in this division. We just have to make sure we're at it tomorrow, stick to the gameplan and do what we do best. "We've always had the right mentality, we've performed well and just haven't got the results. We just have to stick together. "Image source, SNSImage caption, Harmon scored when County beat Hibs 2-0 at Easter Road earlier this seasonAfter Ross County's 3-0 win over Kilmarnock on Saturday, would you go with a similar line-up on Tuesday when Hibs travel to Dingwall? Put yourself in Malky Mackay's shoes and pick your County XI here. Ross County put their recent woes behind them to beat Kilmarnock 3-0 in Dingwall on Saturday.
I know that he's got goals in him. He was excellent today. Nohan [Kenneh] won a lot of second balls and I am delighted for him. He is only 19 years old but he played with a lot of maturity. It was a tough battle in midfield. "It gives us a little bit of confidence. It pulls us all nicely together, back in with Kilmarnock, Motherwell and Dundee United. We have real belief. If they give me that until the rest of the season we will be there or thereabouts in terms of staying in this division. "Image source, SNSImage caption, Malky Mackay shakes hands with Kilmarnock defender Lewis MayoWith your team at the foot of the table and not scoring many goals, you know as a Ross County defender that you need to do your bit by preventing the opposition from scoring to have a chance of victory. Jack Baldwin put his body on the line, blocking a Taylor effort, throwing himself in to tackles and providing Ross Laidlaw with defensive cover.
It was a massive, massive game for the club. For me personally as well to get a goal so early on, obviously in my first gam, IвЂ™m delighted and hopefully it can continue. "County don't have much time to celebrate, though, as they welcome Hibernian to Dingwall on Tuesday night (19:45). "When you get a result like we did, everybodyвЂ™s feeling good. Although itвЂ™s a good result we need to put it to the back of our minds quick as weвЂ™ve got massive game on Tuesday coming up and we need to pick up as many points as we can.
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Long-term absentees Ben Purrington (ankle) and Ben Paton (knee) are the only absentees. Kilmarnock winger Danny Armstrong is suspended after being sent off against Rangers in their previous league game. Rory McKenzie, Liam Donnelly and Fraser Murray will be assessed, with Innes Cameron and Jeriel Dorsett still out with hamstring problems.
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