The team news has been confirmed for the Scottish Cup semi-final between Rangers and Hearts.

The two clubs go head-to-head at Hampden this afternoon to compete for a spot in the final against Celtic.

Philippe Clement has made a huge call in the Rangers defence with Connor Goldson NOT starting - instead being listed amongst the substitutes. Leon Balogun starts.

Jack Butland is in goal with a back four of James Tavernier, John Souttar, Balogun and Dujon Sterling.

John Lundstram and Mohamed Diomande start in midfield with Todd Cantwell, Rabbi Matondo and Abdallah Sima supporting striker Cyriel Dessers.

For Hearts, Craig Gordon is in goal with Frankie Kent, Stephen Kingsley, Nat Atkinson and Kye Rowles in defence.

Beni Baningime, Jorge Grant, Cam Devlin and Alan Forrest are in midfield with Lawrence Shankland and Kenneth Vargas up front.

RANGERS XI: Butland, Tavernier, Souttar, Balogun, Sterling, Lundstram, Diomande, Cantwell, Matondo, Sima, Dessers.

SUBS: McCrorie, Goldson, Silva, Lawrence, Dowell, Roofe, Barisic, Raskin, McCausland.

HEARTS XI: Gordon, Kent, Kingsley, Baningime, Grant, Shankland, Atkinson, Devlin, Rowles, Forrest, Vargas.

SUBS: Clark, Oda, McKay, Cochrane, Denholm, Tait, Fraser, Tagawa, Lembikisa.