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Tuesday 28th February 2017

SPFL Team of the Week

Craig Fowler selects his latest SPFL Team of the Week, with Alloa defender Andy Graham the star man after his double against Airdrie.

Craig Fowler selects his latest SPFL Team of the Week, with Alloa defender Andy Graham the star man after his double against Airdrie.

GK - Ofir Marciano (Hibernian)
Despite leading 2-0 at one point, Hibs would almost certainly have lost to Dunfermline were it not for the heroics of their goalkeeper. The Israeli's double save from Michael Moffat and Nicky Clark was particularly eye-catching as Hibs held on for a 2-2 draw at Easter Road.

DC - Morgyn Neill (Stranraer)
The young defender showed his no-nonsense skills as Stranraer registered a vital 2-0 victory at home to Brechin City. The result squeezed the league table, dropping Brechin to only three points from the relegation play-off, while lifting Stranraer three points clear of bottom side Stenhousemuir.

DC - Liam Lindsay (Partick Thistle)
The impressive young defender was in fine form again as Thistle saw off Hearts with relative ease in a 2-0 win at Firhill. All of Thistle's back three played well, but Lindsay gets the nod for his tremendous finish which killed the game as a contest.

DC - Andy Graham (Alloa Athletic)
Tremendous performance from the defender as he impacted the game at both ends in Alloa's 2-1 win over Airdrieonians. After an indifferent patch, Jim Goodwin's side are finally building some momentum, securing consecutive victories thanks in large part to Graham, who got his head to every high ball and scored both of Alloa's goals. He is this week's star man.

MR - Rory McKenzie (Kilmarnock)
The midfielder was his usual ball of energy as Kilmarnock took advantage of a lacklustre performance from hosts St Johnstone to give interim boss Lee McCulloch his first victory since inheriting the team from Lee Clark. Helping them on their way was McKenzie, who scored an audacious 45-yard half-volley to give the visitors the lead in their 2-0 win.

MC - Cammy Smith (St Mirren)
There were so many good performances from strikers this weekend that we had to shoehorn one into midfield. Cammy Smith didn't get on the scoresheet during St Mirren's 2-0 win at Ayr United, but there was no doubting he was the best player on the park, including a terrific solo run which brought out an equally good save from Greg Fleming.

MC - James Vincent (Dundee)
The midfielder's industry was key in the centre of the park as Dundee registered an astounding 5-1 victory away at Motherwell, a match in which the away side did all the damage in the first half. Dundee have now won two straight and remain unbeaten in four.

ML - Paul McMullan (Dunfermline Athletic)
The winger's direct play was a nightmare for the Hibs back-line to deal with through Saturday evening's match in front of the BBC ALBA cameras. He scored his side's first, made their second and his terrorising of the home defence kept Hibs on the back foot for the majority of the second half.

FC - Marcus Haber (Dundee)
Haber has to go down as one of the signings of the season. Yet again on Saturday he was instrumental in Dundee's win, bullying the home defence in the physical and aerial battles, and getting two goals to his name in the one-sided hammering of Motherwell.

FC - Billy Mckay (Inverness CT)
The diminutive forward is one of the best at playing the lone striker role, and he showed exactly why in Caley Thistle's Friday night win over Rangers. He never gave the visitors a minute's peace and won the match in spectacular fashion with a late overhead kick.

FC - Steven Doris (Arbroath)
The experienced striker led from the front as Arbroath swept aside lowly Cowdenbeath with a 4-1 victory at Gayfield. Doris got the second goal in the win, which kept pressure on Forfar at the top of Ladbrokes League 2, closing the gap to six points.