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.
Jason Holt insists concentration is key if St Johnstone hope to stop shooting themselves in the foot with the concession of sloppy goals.
St Johnstone’s Wallace Duffy insists he is determined to seize his chance for the club playing in his preferred position of centre-half.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has made the ‘tough decision’ to release midfielder Blair Alston.
He is no mean scorer himself but Tony Watt admits he might be having a quiet word after St Johnstone play Kilmarnock with goal machine Kris Boyd to ask him the secret of his success.
St Johnstone 0 Motherwell 1: Saints pay the penalty as they pass up chance to secure a point against Steelmen
St Johnstone remain bottom of the Premiership table after this latest defeat to Motherwell at McDiarmid.
St Johnstone may be bottom of the Premiership without a win to their name so far this season but long-serving midfielder Murray Davidson insists no-one at McDiarmid will be hitting the panic button any time soon.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright is hoping history will repeat itself once his team emerge from the international break.
A trip to the home of champions Celtic is the sort of daunting fixture that most teams would prefer to avoid on the opening day of a new league season.
Stevie May admits he would like nothing better than to score on his return to Pittodrie tomorrow but his main aim is simply helping St Johnstone secure their first three points of the Premiership season.