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Scottish Premiership team news, stats & selectors

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The Scottish Premiership resumes after the international break.

Here's your team news, statistics and team selectors from those games.

All matches kick-off on Saturday at 15:00 GMT unless stated.

Aberdeen v Ross County

Defender Slobodan Rubezic is Aberdeen's only absentee.

Scott Allardice and Will Nightingale have been long-term absentees for Ross County but Dylan Smith is back in training.

Did you know? Aberdeen have won their past four meetings with Ross County, who are seeking their first victory in the fixture in two years.

Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock

Frankie Kent, Calem Nieuwenhof and Barrie McKay are in contention to make their return from injury for Hearts. Liam Boyce is back running in training, while Craig Halkett and Peter Haring have undergone surgery.

Kyle Magennis and Brad Lyons remain unavailable for Kilmarnock but Lyons has resumed training and Lewis Mayor returns from suspension.

Did you know? Kilmarnock are the only Scottish Premiership team Hearts striker Lawrence Shankland has not scored against so far this season.

Motherwell v St Mirren

Lennon Miller is a doubt for Motherwell and Barry Maguire, Adam Montgomery, Jon Obika, Harry Paton and Callum Slattery remain out.

St Mirren defender Ryan Strain is closer to a comeback following groin surgery.

Did you know? St Mirren are unbeaten in three meetings with Motherwell in all competitions so far this season and have kept clean sheets in all three encounters.

Rangers v Hibernian

Rangers' Kieran Dowell, Ross McCausland, Abdallah Sima and Dujon Sterling have been back in training following recent injuries of varying severity but Oscar Cortes, Danilo, Ryan Jack and Ridvan Yilmaz miss out against Hibs.

Hibernian have Martin Boyle back after concussion, while Lewis Miller and Dylan Vente could return but Luke Amos is expected to remain on the sidelines with Josh Campbell and Jake Doyle-Hayes.

Did you know? Hibernian are one of four Premiership teams yet to score against Rangers so far this season, the others being Ross County, St Johnstone and St Mirren.

St Johnstone v Dundee

Sven Sprangler's injury adds to that of Ali Crawford, Diallang Jaiyesimi, Cammy MacPherson, Ross Sinclair, Kerr Smith and Drey Wright for St Johnstone while Connor Smith is a doubt with illness.

Dundee expect to have Trevor Carson, Ryan Howley, Jordan McGhee and Zach Robinson back but Lee Ashcroft, Owen Beck, Josh Mulligan and Diego Pineda remain sidelined.

Did you know? St Johnstone have gone five league games against Dundee without a win.

Livingston v Celtic (Sun, 12:00)

Mikey Devlin, Jack Hamilton and Scott Pittman are back in contention for Livingston but Joel Nouble is a doubt and James Penrice remains out.

Cameron Carter-Vickers, Reo Hatate, Maik Nawrocki and Liam Scales are in contention for Celtic but Yang Hyun-Jun has returned from international duty with a slight issue and Callum McGregor and Luis Palma miss out.

Did you know? Since a win and a draw against Celtic in 2021, Livingston have lost seven in a row against the Glasgow side in all competitions.