Florian Kamberi starts for Hibs against Asteras Tripolis

Florian Kamberi will start for Hibs against Asteras Tripolis in Greece tonight despite missing training yesterday.

Florian Kamberi will start for Hibs against Asteras Tripolis this evening. Picture: SNS Group

The Swiss striker scored a 93rd minute winner in last week’s first leg, but sat out yesterday’s session at the Theodoros Kolokotronis Stadium with a knee complaint.

However, the 22-year-old - who netted nine goals in 14 matches while on loan at Easter Road last season - has been deemed fit enough to lead the line against the Greeks.

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Neil Lennon has made just one change to his starting line-up from the first leg, with club captain David Gray starting and skippering the team, with Steven Whittaker dropping to the bench.

Gray was a half time replacement for Whittaker, and scored Hibs’ second goal as the Capital club overturned a two-goal deficit to record a 3-2 win going into tonight’s second leg.

Hibs: Adam Bogdan; Efe Ambrose, Darren McGregor, Paul Hanlon; David Gray (C), Vykintas Slivka, John McGinn, Stevie Mallan, Lewis Stevenson; Martin Boyle, Florian Kamberi.

Subs: Ross Laidlaw, Ryan Porteous, Steven Whittaker, Marvin Bartley, Scott Martin, Danny Swanson, Oli Shaw.