St. Johnstone and Motherwell draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

PERTH. St. Johnstone and Motherwell draw 1-1. D. Wright scored the first goal (26') for St. Johnstone. B. Spittal settled the score (45').

St. Johnstone and Motherwell draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

PERTH. St. Johnstone and Motherwell draw 1-1. D. Wright scored the first goal (26′) for St. Johnstone. B. Spittal settled the score (45′).

The match was played at the McDiarmid Park stadium in Perth on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Nick Walsh with the collaboration of Alan Mulvanny and Paul McAvinue. The 4th official was Gavin Duncan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.4 degrees Celsius or 54.34 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 50 Ball Possession 50
Shots
  • 9 Total 11
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 7 Off Target 8
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 96 Attack 113
  • 35 Dangerous attack 40
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 11 Total 20
  • 2 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 1

The overall ball possession was just the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. St. Johnstone was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Motherwell that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Motherwell had a more offensive attitude with 40 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. However, that was not enough Motherwell to win the contest​.

St. Johnstone shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Motherwell shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

St. Johnstone received 2 yellow cards (A. Montgomery and M. Hallberg). Talking about the opposition, Motherwell received 4 yellow cards (S. McKinstry, M. Penney, K. van Veen and S. O’Donnell).

Match Timeline

D. Wright(goal)
26'
28'
S. McKinstry- Yellow
38'
M. Penney- Yellow
43'
K. van Veen- Yellow
45'
B. Spittal(goal)
A. Montgomery- Yellow
53'
55'
S. O\'Donnell- Yellow
A. Crawford- sub ->D. Wotherspoon
76'
C. McLennan- sub ->S. May
76'
76'
C. Shields- sub ->S. McKinstry
J. Brown- sub ->A. Montgomery
76'
M. Hallberg- Yellow
80'
D. Phillips- sub ->M. Hallberg
89'
T. Bair- sub ->N. Clark
89'

Standings

After this contest, St. Johnstone will have 21 points like Hearts and St. Mirren to hold in the 6th place. On the other side, Motherwell will have 17 points to remain in the 9th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premiership, St. Johnstone will host Dundee United on the 2nd of January with a 10-10 head to head statistic.

Motherwell will play away agasint Livingston on the 2nd of January with a 13-2 head to head stats in favor of Motherwell (4 draws).

St. Johnstone – Formation

St. Johnstone
G
R. Matthews 1.England
6.3
D
R. McGowan 13.Australia
6.3
D
L. Gordon 6.Scotland
6.8
D
A. Considine 4.Scotland
6.8
M
D. Wright 14.England
7.7
Goals26'
M
G. Carey 23.Republic of Ireland
7.0
M
M. Hallberg 22.Sweden
7.1
89' 80'
M
A. Montgomery 19.Scotland
7.0
76' 53'
M
D. Wotherspoon 10.Canada
7.2
76'
F
N. Clark 37.Scotland
6.4
89'
F
S. May 7.Scotland
6.6
76'
Substitutes
G
E. Parish 12.England
D
J. Brown 2.England
6.6
76'
D
T. Gallacher 3.Scotland
M
D. Phillips 34.England
89'
M
M. Kucheryavyi 27.Ukraine
M
A. Crawford 21.Scotland
6.4
76'
F
J. Murphy 29.Scotland
F
T. Bair 17.Canada
89'
F
C. McLennan 26.Scotland
6.6
76'

St. Johnstone started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Callum Davidson decided to play with the following team: Remi Matthews (6.3), Ryan McGowan (6.3), Liam Gordon (6.8), Andy Considine (6.8), Melker Hallberg (7.1), Drey Wright (7.7), Graham Carey (7.0), David Wotherspoon (7.2), Adam Montgomery (7.0), Nicky Clark (6.4) and Stevie May (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Elliot Parish, James Brown (6.6), Tony Gallacher, Daniel Phillips, Maksym Kucheriavyi, Jamie Murphy, Ali Crawford (6.4), Thelonius Bair and Connor McLennan (6.6).

Substitutions

St. Johnstone made 5 changes: S. May for C. McLennan (76′), D. Wotherspoon for A. Crawford (76′), A. Montgomery for J. Brown (76′), M. Hallberg for D. Phillips (89′) and N. Clark for T. Bair (89′).

Best player: Drey Wright​

The most impressive player for St. Johnstone was Drey Wright.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 23 passes (52% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 6 crosses.

Motherwell – Formation

Motherwell
G
L. Kelly 1.Scotland
6.4
D
S. O'Donnell 2.Scotland
7.4
55'
D
6.5
D
R. Lamie 4.Scotland
6.8
D
M. Penney 24.England
6.5
38'
M
S. McKinstry 17.Scotland
6.4
76' 28'
M
S. Goss 27.England
6.8
M
C. Slattery 8.England
6.4
M
B. Spittal 7.Scotland
7.6
Goals45'
M
K. van Veen 9.Netherlands
6.7
43'
F
L. Moult 21.England
6.6
Substitutes
G
A. Oxborough 13.England
D
B. Maguire 6.Scotland
M
J. Morris 23.England
M
R. Tierney 26.Republic of Ireland
M
D. Cornelius 18.Scotland
M
K. Speirs 36.Scotland
F
C. Shields 29.Scotland
6.5
76'

Motherwell started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Steven Hammell played with: Liam Kelly (6.4), Stephen O’Donnell (7.4), Sondre Solholm Johansen (6.5), Ricki Lamie (6.8), Matt Penney (6.5), Callum Slattery (6.4), Sean Goss (6.8), Blair Spittal (7.6), Kevin van Veen (6.7), Stuart McKinstry (6.4) and Louis Moult (6.6).

They had on the bench: Aston Oxborough, Josh Morris, Ross Tierney, Barry Maguire, Mark Ferrie, Dean Cornelius, Kian Speirs and Connor Shields (6.5).

Substitutions

Motherwell made only 1 change substituting S. McKinstry for C. Shields (76′)​.

Best player: Blair Spittal​

The most impressive player for Motherwell was Blair Spittal.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 34 passes (64% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 5 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership.​