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.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright is hoping history will repeat itself once his team emerge from the international break.
St Johnstone’s Wallace Duffy insists he is determined to seize his chance for the club playing in his preferred position of centre-half.
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 are still searching for their first league win of the season following this heavy defeat to Rangers at McDiarmid.
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.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright is hoping the club’s patient approach to transfer window recruitment will pay dividends, starting on Saturday against Aberdeen at Pittodrie.
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.
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.
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.