The Jags come up towards Malky Mackay’s aspect at Victoria Park for his or her first aggressive recreation of the season – two weeks after taking part in Aberdeen in pre-season.
Buckie have been defeated 2-1 towards the Dons for Stewart’s testimonial, which he believes was good publicity to a Premiership outfit forward of the conflict with County.
Buckie Thistle boss Graeme Stewart hopes his aspect will profit from current Premiership opposition and previous experiences within the Premier Sports activities Cup once they play Ross County tomorrow.
He reckons they might want to adapt their normal Highland League model of play in the event that they’re to get a consequence towards towards the Staggies.
Stewart stated: “We’ve received to maintain our form – that’s crucial factor if you’re taking part in groups from the next division.
“We play a unique model within the Highland League as a result of we wish to dominate the ball, preserve place, break fast and press.
“You may’t try this towards the Premiership groups as a result of we’ll get picked off. I’ve learnt that over the past 10 years as a supervisor, and never simply the Aberdeen recreation.
“We’re not going to be gung-ho. We’ll work on our form, attempt to nullify their strengths and take our probabilities once we get them.
“We have to sit again and work on alternatives when to interrupt ahead. It’s the outdated cliché, however we don’t wish to lose an early objective, as a result of we’d like keep within the match.”
Buckie final performed within the League Cup in 2017 as Highland League champions, once they completed backside of their group with Dundee, Dundee United, Raith Rovers and Cowdenbeath.
Stewart says he’ll use learnings from that marketing campaign to attempt to choose up outcomes – but additionally guarantee his squad are ready for the upcoming Highland League season.
He added: “We have now to be sensible, as a result of we have now solely performed three pre-season video games. We have now a squad of twenty-two – and I might be utilizing them.
“It’s nonetheless pre-season in my head and County will in all probability be considering the identical. They’ll combine up their group as a result of boys gained’t be 100 per cent match but.
“After we have been on this cup earlier than, we made the error of taking part in our strongest group on a regular basis.
“We burned the fellows out just a little bit and it went towards us firstly of the season. I’ve discovered from that and the membership has as properly.