St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright hasn’t ruled out asking his chairman to sanction a move for a new centre-back, with Liam Gordon sidelined for two months.
The final whistle of Sunday afternoon’s Betfred Cup clash with Ross County wasn’t the end of Matty Kennedy’s weekend work.
Ending a winless run was essential for St Johnstone on Saturday.
The brightness of the spotlight on St Johnstone’s defence has made it all the more satisfying that they are starting to shine under it, according to captain Jason Kerr.
St Johnstone captain Jason Kerr hopes the resilience they showed with nine men against Aberdeen can help them beat Motherwell with 11 players on the park.
Team “togetherness” is crucial on the road, according to St Johnstone defender Anthony Ralston.
TALKING FOOTBALL: Dundee supporters are getting their patience tested big time (but they shouldn’t boo during a game)
In this week's Talking Football Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson discuss the Dundee boo boys and the football they are being served up, Dundee United's three-week break and St Johnstone's battle to stop the bleeding before they get to the January transfer window.
Two comeback draws for St Johnstone have stopped the rot after a pretty grim start to the season.
When St Johnstone saw off Hearts less than a fortnight ago it was with a throwback performance to seasons gone by that would have got Perth fans all nostalgic.
Jason Holt’s faith in his St Johnstone manager is rock solid as is his faith in his St Johnstone team-mates.