KILMARNOCK. Kilmarnock and St. Johnstone draw 1-1. J. Wright scored the first goal (38′) for Kilmarnock. D. Wright settled the score (70′).
The match was played at the BBSP Stadium Rugby Park stadium in Kilmarnock on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Chris Graham with the collaboration of David McGeachie and Graham McNeillie. The 4th official was Scott Lambie. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 7.4 degrees Celsius or 45.37 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
- 49 Ball Possession 51
- 14 Total 9
- 4 On Target 2
- 5 Off Target 1
- 5 Shots blocked 6
- 121 Attack 91
- 54 Dangerous attack 30
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 9 Corners 5
- 10 Total 21
- 3 Yellow Cards 5
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 3
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Kilmarnock was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. St. Johnstone that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Kilmarnock was putting more pressure with 54 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Kilmarnock to win the match.
Kilmarnock shot 14 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, St. Johnstone shot 9 times, 2 on target, 1 off target.
Kilmarnock received 3 yellow cards (Liam Donnelly, Rory McKenzie and D. Watson). Regarding the opposition, St. Johnstone received 5 yellow cards (Drey Wright, Melker Hallberg, L. Gordon, Cammy MacPherson and Andy Considine).
After playing this contest, Kilmarnock will have 25 points to sit in the 10th place. On the opposite side, St. Johnstone will have 32 points to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Premiership, Kilmarnock will play away with St. Mirren on the 22nd of April with a 19-13 head to head record in favor of Kilmarnock (13 draws).
St. Johnstone will host Hibernian on the 22nd of April with a 12-12 head to head record.
Kilmarnock – Formation
Kilmarnock started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Derek McInnes decided to play with the following team: Sam Walker, Lewis Mayo , Joe Wright , Jeriel Dorsett , Danny Armstrong , David Watson , Liam Donnelly , Rory McKenzie , Jordan Jones , Christian Doidge and Kyle Vassell .
The home team had on the bench: Zachary Hemming, Luke Chambers, Kerr Mcinroy, Ash Taylor, Ryan Alebiosu, Blair Alston, Alan Power, Fraser Murray and Scott Robinson .
Kilmarnock made 3 changes: Christian Doidge for Scott Robinson (76′), Liam Donnelly for Alan Power (85′) and Jordan Jones for Fraser Murray (86′).
Best player: Joe Wright
The most impressive player for Kilmarnock was Joe Wright.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 25 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 14.
St. Johnstone – Formation
St. Johnstone started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Callum Davidson played with: Remi Matthews, Drey Wright , Alex Mitchell , Liam Gordon , Andy Considine , James Brown , Melker Hallberg , Cameron MacPherson , Graham Carey , Stevie May and Thelonius Bair .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Ryan McGowan, Connor McLennan, Zak Rudden , Ross Sinclair, David Wotherspoon , Jamie Murphy, Tony Gallacher, Cameron Ballantyne and John Moreland.
St. Johnstone made 3 changes: James Brown for Connor McLennan (40′), Graham Carey for David Wotherspoon (62′) and T. Bair for Zak Rudden (62′).
Best player: Drey Wright
The player that probably impressed the most for St. Johnstone was Drey Wright.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 34 passes (55% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premiership.
- Motherwell – Rangers – 2-4
- Livingston – Ross County – 2-1
- Kilmarnock – St. Johnstone – 1-1
- Dundee United – St. Mirren – 1-1
- Celtic – Hibernian – 3-1
- Aberdeen – Hearts – 3-0