Hamilton were the team who needed a result – and it showed.
The pre-match message from St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright will be music to St Mirren fans’ ears.
It should have come as no surprise that Scott Tanser was a willing volunteer to start sorting out St Johnstone’s horrendous penalty record this season.
They don’t give out any trophies for it but St Johnstone will finish the season as the best team in the bottom six.
Shut-out specialist Zander Clark has forced his way into the reckoning for a Scotland call-up.
Matty Kennedy admits St Johnstone’s sinners are out to atone for a 3-0 Fir Park loss which wrecked their top-six ambitions.
Murray Davidson didn’t want to see Dundee relegated.
St Johnstone have started contract talks with Brian Easton.
Any disgruntled St Johnstone supporter need only look a few miles along the road to realise they should count their blessings.
St Johnstone scorer Michael O’Halloran is adamant they should have closed the deal against Livingston.