Tommy Wright refused to use his injury woes as an excuse after seeing St Johnstone slump against part-time Montrose.
Terry Masson handed third-tier Montrose a surprise 1-0 win over injury-hit St Johnstone at Links Park.
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has told his players to cut out the errors if they are to get their Betfred Cup Group B campaign off to a winning start.
St Johnstone defender Liam Gordon faces four to six weeks out after fracturing an elbow in training.
Jason Kerr has been appointed the new St Johnstone captain.
Elliott Parish has vowed to challenge Zander Clark for the St Johnstone number one spot after completing a move to Perth.
Out-of-contract Joe Shaughnessy has put his football future on hold.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright admits finding a 15-goal-a-season striker is his main summer quest.
Hearts will face former player and head coach Robbie Neilson’s Dundee United side in the Betfred Cup.
Former St Johnstone and Celtic striker Tony Watt has joined CSKA Sofia.