Saturday’s game may only have been the third Premiership fixture of the season but St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright admitted it was still a relief to secure that vital first victory.
St Johnstone secured their first league win of the season at McDiarmid Park this afternoon while Dundee remain pointless after three games.
Dundee secured a precious three points in their fight to ensure their Premiership safety with this dramatic 2-1 win over Tayside rivals St Johnstone at Dens.
Dundee 3 St Johnstone 2: Dark Blues finally end long wait for Premiership win in pulsating Tayside derby
Five goals, three penalties and a red card – yes, this pulsating game at Dens Park was certainly worth the admission money for the 6,001 fans inside the ground.
St Johnstone secured bragging rights in the Tayside derby with this comfortable win over Dundee – and all but assured their place in the Premiership top six for yet another season.
Considering that before Saturday, St Johnstone had last lost in the league away from home on August 27 up in Inverness, the result and scoreline against Dundee was surprising to say the least.
Dundee secured the bragging rights in this Tayside derby and more importantly all three points with an ultimately comfortable win over St Johnstone.