Hearts boss Robbie Neilson names attacking line-up for Fiorentina clash

The Premiership side face a daunting task in Florence in the Europa Conference League.

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson names attacking line-up for Fiorentina clash SNS Group

Robbie Neilson has named his Hearts side to face Fiorentina in the Europa League and wants his players to take a positive approach to the game.

Hearts are looking to bounce back after a 3-0 defeat at Tynecastle last week and face a tough task in Florence, but are aiming for a positive result to help their chances of progress to the knockout rounds.

Having won only one of their three group games so far, Neilson’s side need something to boost their hopes but the Serie A side are favourites to make it back-to-back wins.

The manager’s job hasn’t been made any easier with Craig Halkett and Kye Rowles being injured alongside long-term absentees Beni Baningime and Liam Boyce, with Leiws Neilson also missing through suspension.

However, he has named n attacking side for the match at Stadio Artemio Franchi.

Craig Gordon starts in goal with Neilon opting for a four-man defence of Andy Halliday, Alex Cochrane, Stephen Kingsley and Nathaniel Atkinson.

Jorge Grant, Peter Haring and Cammy Devlin play as a midfield trio, while Barrie McKay and Alan Forrest are either side of central striker Stephen Humphrys.

The Hearts substitutes are: Zander Clark, Ross Stewart, Toby Sibbick, Macauley Tait, Orestis Kiomouroglou, Connor Smith, Finlay Pollock, Lawrence Shankland and Euan Henderson.