Staff information and stats forward of Kilmarnock vs Dundee within the Scottish Premiership play-off closing second leg on Monday (kick-off 7.45pm).
Nicke Kabamba could possibly be concerned in Kilmarnock’s Scottish Premiership play-off closing second leg towards Dundee.
Kabamba is again in coaching after a hamstring damage and will return from a four-week lay-off on Monday evening.
Youssouf Mulumbu unexpectedly departed the membership forward of Killie’s 2-1 first-leg defeat and won’t be concerned.
Dundee don’t have any contemporary accidents forward of the Rugby Park conflict.
James McPake’s solely absentees are goalkeeper Jack Hamilton (hernia) and midfielder Fin Robertson (foot).
Monday twenty fourth Might 7:00pm
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Rossi: Dwelling followers will make a distinction
Zeno Ibsen Rossi is seeking to take advantage of a troublesome state of affairs when he performs in entrance of the Kilmarnock followers for the primary time.
The 20-year-old would have performed his first season of first-team soccer absolutely behind closed doorways if Killie had managed to keep away from a Scottish Premiership relegation play-off.
His debut in entrance of supporters led to disappointment when Dundee beat Killie 2-1 in entrance of 500 of their followers at Dens Park on Monday.
The Ayrshire membership’s keep within the prime flight is as precarious because it has been for the final 28 years.
However Ibsen Rossi is aware of if they arrive by means of the tie they will get the prospect to have fun with their followers after an uncommon introduction to first-team soccer throughout his season-long mortgage spell from Bournemouth.
Forward of Monday’s Rugby Park sport in entrance of 500 followers, the centre-back stated: “This yr has been filled with nice experiences for me. If there was one factor that I want was completely different, I want there had been followers all season, I believe everyone does.
“The strain of the video games continues to be there whatever the followers, I believe anyway, as a result of taking part in within the Scottish Premiership each sport is necessary, and there is heaps at stake.
“However the followers deliver a unique ingredient. Typically on the pitch you do not discover as a lot however it does change the sport a bit of bit, so it will likely be a very good expertise. I’ve at all times heard how good the followers are up right here in Scotland.”
Ashcroft determined to foil outdated employers with Dundee
Dundee defender Lee Ashcroft is seeking to full a journey that began with a bittersweet play-off victory at Rugby Park when he returns to Kilmarnock.
Ashcroft was a part of the Kilmarnock workforce who overturned a one-goal first-leg deficit to beat Falkirk 4-0 and retain their Scottish Premiership standing in 2016.
However Ashcroft ended up dropping down a division anyway after being launched and becoming a member of Dunfermline. The defender has now spent 5 seasons within the Championship, 4 of them at East Finish Park.
The 27-year-old is now wanting to make sure his profession comes full circle after serving to Dundee beat Killie 2-1 within the first leg of the play-off closing.
Forward of his return to Rugby Park, the centre-back stated: “It is a very long time in the past that I left. I cherished my time on the membership however it by no means labored out. I used to be glad to complete on a excessive and preserve the membership within the division.
“I hadn’t performed many video games that season however I obtained in for the play-offs and managed to do nicely and preserve the membership up. I look again and it was an amazing expertise to undergo.
“I’m seeking to do the other now and get Dundee again the place they belong.
“I am a Dundee participant now and I wish to get Dundee again within the Premiership, that is I used to be introduced in right here for. Hopefully I might be part of that and do my job on Monday.
“It could be wonderful in my first yr on the membership. I’ve clearly been within the Championship longer than I wished to be however that is all the way down to myself as nicely.”