Jamie Ness’s injury torment shows no signs of ending, with Dundee manager James McPake revealing that the midfielder has suffered yet another set-back.
Six was the number that Dundee fans had in their mind going into the game – the gap Hamilton Accies had opened up on Saturday.
St Johnstone are willing to let striker David McMillan leave, manager Tommy Wright has revealed.
Dundee are determined to make their stay at the bottom of the Premiership a short one and to repay their supporters for letting them down at the weekend, Ethan Robson has pledged.
In this week's Talking Football, Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache look into St Johnstone's pre-Christmas revival, pick a date for Dundee United's title coronation and discuss why even a Dundee win didn't make some fans happy.
Zander Clark feared he would have to leave St Johnstone to establish himself as a Premiership goalkeeper because Alan Mannus looked like he could “play forever”.
Declan McDaid has assured disgruntled Dundee supporters they’ll be properly ready to hit the ground running in their Championship campaign.
Tommy Wright has dismissed the theory that he isn’t bothered about getting young players into his St Johnstone first team as a myth.
Having Andrew Nelson available for the weekend is the one bit of news Dundee fans were hoping to hear this week.
The gap is getting bigger but the attitude at Dundee remains the same – the Championship title race will be a marathon, not a sprint.