There was no sign of Stevie May at McDiarmid Park but at least the St Johnstone fans got to see their team’s first win of the season and a few goals being scored.
Callum Hendry was exactly the sort of impact player Tommy Wright needed at the weekend.
The return of Stevie May to St Johnstone is hanging in the balance, with a last minute hitch putting the deal in doubt.
Tommy Wright reckons his players were victims of a perfect storm in the 7-0 hiding from Celtic.
St Johnstone striker Tony Watt scored his first goal since the summer to brighten up a dull day in Paisley.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright felt referee Gavin Duncan was fooled by play-acting when Hibs won a penalty last night.
St Johnstone’s Wallace Duffy insists he is determined to seize his chance for the club playing in his preferred position of centre-half.
Wallace Duffy left Parkhead as a Celtic fringe player and he is now hoping to make a quick return as a St Johnstone first team starter.
For a Premiership side to lose once against part-time League 1 opposition in a Betfred Cup group campaign could be considered unfortunate – to lose twice though is nothing short of embarrassing.
Dundee United 3 St Johnstone Colts 2: Tangerines storm back to win thanks to Paul McMullan injury-time strike
Paul McMullan scored with almost the last kick of the game as Dundee United stormed back to beat St Johnstone's youngsters.