Chris Johnston heaped praise on Kris Boyd after the striker scored one and made one in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Ross County.
Allan Johnston urged Kilmarnock to pull clear of the drop-zone after a much-needed 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Ross County.
Kilmarnock halted a run of four straight defeats as Kris Boyd scored one and created the other in a 2-1 SPFL win over Ross County in Dingwall.
Ross County manager Derek Adams will hand late fitness tests to Branislav Micic, Steven Saunders and Rocco Quinn ahead of their game against Kilmarnock.
Celtic have taken the option to postpone a fixture in January to have a mini-winter break according to the Scottish Premiership.
Defender Andrew Robertson's double helped Dundee United knock Kilmarnock out of the Scottish Cup after a 5-2 fourth-round win at Tannadice in front of 6,979.
Chris Johnston hopes a win over Dundee United in the William Hill Scottish Cup can help kick-start Kilmarnock's ailing league campaign.
Kilmarnock will be without James Fowler and Michael Gardyne for their William Hill Scottish Cup tie against Dundee United on Friday evening.