Jim Mc Guinness has again held back on announcing the team to give the injured players a chance to recover.
Neil Gallagher has a groin problem, Frank Mc Glynn has a hamstring issue while Karl Lacey took a knock to the knee last week in Ballyshannon.
A draw or a win for Donegal and they will be promoted to Division 1 and a return to Croke Park at the end of the month for the Division 2 Final.
A defeat and it could come down to score difference with Monghan Down and Meath also battling for two spots.
Tom Comack looked ahead to the clash in Athletic Grounds with Alan Foley of the Donegal Democrat