St Mirren's Paul McQuade hit by hamstring injury

Paul McQuade
McQuade was ruled out of St Mirren's weekend match against Hibernian

St Mirren will be without Paul McQuade for their Scottish Communities League Cup tie against Morton.

McQuade was forced out of the win over Hibernian in the Scottish emier League at the weekend.

The striker is struggling with a tight hamstring and has been ruled out of the second round clash with Saints' local rivals at Cappielow.

The Paisley side join the competition at the second round stage along with seven other SPL clubs.