Inverurie Locos look set to be short on attacking options when Scottish League Two leaders Annan visit.
Martin Bavidge is out with a hamstring problem and Michael Selfridge and Andy Hunter are struggling with knocks.
Andy Hunter is doubtful after being ill earlier in the week, with manager Scott Buchan looking for his side to turn in a strong defensive display.
Buchan said: "We lost 4-0 to Formartine recently as we lost a number of bad goals. We need to be much stronger against a good Annan side that...