KILMARNOCK Captain Craig Bryson is out for at least 2 to 3 weeks with a knee injury, while striker David Fernandez could be joining him on the sidelines as he's rated a doubt for the game with the Dons. Chris Maguire is ineligible to play due to the terms of his loan agreement.
Out for ABERDEEN is striker Gary McDonald, Steven MacLean (suspension), Jim Paterson (achilles injury), Peter Pawlett (long term) and Andrew Considine (long term) but Derek Young is available after a head injury.
KILMARNOCK: Cameron Bell, Tim Clancy, Jamie Hamill, Garry Hay, Frazer Wright, Simon Ford, Manuel Pascali, Liam Kelly, Scott Severin, James Fowler, Mehdi Taouil, Kevin Kyle, Mark Burchill, Allan Russell, Connor Sammon, Danny Invincibile, Davidson, Robinson.
ABERDEEN: Langfield, Foster, Diamond, Mulgrew, Kerr, Aluko, Fyvie, Mackie, Paton, Ifil, Duff, Nelson, Young, Marshall, Grassi, Jack, Grimmer, Shaughnessy.