Hearts manager John McGlynn has admitted he feels his squad needs more attacking talent after their 2-0 defeat to St Mirren.
Goals from Jim Goodwin and Lewis Guy did the damage in Paisley as the capital club failed to score for the second successive league match.
Hearts have scored five goals in six league matches and McGlynn says he is concerned.
"We knew we were short in the striking department from the start of the season and couldn't get anyone in. It's becoming a bit of a problem for us," he said.
The Tynecastle club tried to find a way back into the match in the second period but couldn’t find the net.
However the former Raith Rovers boss was content with his side’s application.
He added: "I'm disappointed at the result but not the performance, if you get a goal early on then it's a different ball game - unfortunately we weren't able to do that.
"The second goal was a bad one to lose, our guys kept working hard though and kept playing football, however we just couldn't get the ball in the back of the net."
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