Kallum Higginbotham believes Dunfermline will find it far harder to sink Hearts in this year’s Betfred Cup now the Jam Tarts fans have given up the boos.
Darren Dods has called on his Brechin City players to prove that their midweek collapse against Dunfermline was an early-season “blip”.
To go into the last game of their Betfred Cup group as the only side with a chance of denying Premiership St Johnstone first place is an achievement itself.
In a season that will be brimful of Angus derbies, Forfar and Montrose will look to claim the first victory tonight.
Allan Johnston has warned against complacency as his Dunfermline side seek to maintain their 100 per cent Betfred Cup record against Brechin City this evening.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he has not given up hope of qualifying from the group stages of the Betfred Cup as his side gear up to face Ross County tonight.
A win against Dunfermline tonight would give Brechin City a last game shot at progressing to the knock-out stage of the Betfred Cup for the first time.
Montrose boss Stewart Petrie is maintaining his mantra that the Betfred Cup group games are vital for his players to find form and fitness – however their blistering start to the competition has now put a slightly different “slant” on things.
After drawing a blank for two games in a row East Fife manager Darren Young is looking for his side to turn chances into goals starting against Forfar tomorrow.
Robbie Thomson hopes the boot will be on the other foot this afternoon as Raith Rovers look to keep their Betfred Cup hopes alive with an upset against Hearts.