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Preview: Motherwell vs. Livingstone - Prediction, Team News, Lineups

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Sports Mole previews Saturday’s Scottish Premiership match between Motherwell and Livingstone. This includes predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Divided only by goal difference Motherwell When Livingstone Currently in the Scottish Premiership table, each club has 2 wins and 1 loss so far.

With just three points behind leaders Celtic, both will be looking to continue their strong start to the season.

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Motherwell started the season well with a 1–0 win on the opening day against St Mirren, but then suffered a defeat at the hands of St Johnstone.

The Steelmen responded to their first defeat of the campaign in a 5-goal thriller in a recent 3–2 win over Aberdeen.

Despite the fact that Motherwell was behind 2-1, Callum Slattery When Kevin Van Veen made sure they got all three points from the game.

Stephen Hummel We hope to transition into that form in front of our home support to secure our first win at Far Park this season.

One area the club wants to improve is the defensive side of the game. This was the third worst goal difference in the 2021–22 season despite finishing in the top half.

Livingston's Jason Holt photographed in August 2020© Reuters

The visitors, who lost in the opening game against the Rangers, are also showing a positive reaction with their winning streak.

Christian Montano After scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 win over Dundee United, Livingston won 2-1 in their most recent match last weekend.

The Lions defeated Hibernian in that game, John Noble The winner follows behind in the last five minutes of normal time from . Ayo O’Brie.

Now Livingston hopes to make it a three-game winning streak this weekend so they can extend their lead to three points over their opponents.

After finishing bottom of the SPL last season, the club are keen to progress this season and that is already showing signs of their ability.

Motherwell Scottish Premiership Form:

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Livingstone Scottish Premiership Form:

Livingston’s form (all competitions):

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Livingston manager David Martindale reacts March 6, 2022© Reuters

Nathan McGinley When Jake Carroll Neither of them were able to attend Motherwell recently, but the former may be able to attend this weekend.

apart from Ricky Lammy Returning from last weekend’s suspension, he was once again an option but was not reinstated in the matchday squad.

Livingston is also dealing with injury issues. Tom Parkes When Morgan Boyes I have recently stopped working.

Noble is likely to continue to lead the away side with his recent goals, while Martindale has shown his team’s ability by showing good attacking power from defenders.

Motherwell’s starting lineup:
Kelly; McGuinn, Mugabi, Johansen, O’Donnell. Spital, Cornelius, Goth, Slattery.Shields, Van Veen

Livingston’s starting lineup:
George; Devlin, Fitzwater, Obileye, Montano; Omenga, Holt, Kelly. Shinny, Pitman.Noble

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We say: Motherwell 2-2 Livingston

Both teams have shown their strengths in the first three games so far, and they are also good on the offensive side, causing trouble for the other teams they have faced.

As such, there is likely to be a lot of goals in this match and a draw is unlikely at this point.

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