St Johnstone 2
Dundee Utd 0
League (Premier Division)


St Johnstone 

2 - 0

Dundee Utd


League (Premier Division)
Saturday, November 7th, 1992
McDiarmid Park. Att. 5,513
3:00 PM Kick-off


Goalscorers
Paul Wright (54)
Vinny Arkins (66)
None.

Team Managers
Alex Totten Jim McLean

Starting Eleven
Andy Rhodes
Kevin McGowne
Sean McAuley
Sergei Baltacha
John Inglis
John McLelland
John Davies
Paul Cherry
Paul Wright
Vinny Arkins
Harry Curran
Alan Main
Maurice Malpas
Christian Dailly
Freddy van der Hoorn
Alex Cleland
Michael O'Neill
Dave Bowman
Jim McInally
John Clark
Andy McLaren
Victor Ferreyra

Bench
Tommy Turner
Alan Moore
Gary Bollan
Paddy Connolly

Substitutions
Tommy Turner for John Davies (46) Paddy Connolly for Michael O'Neill (66)
Gary Bollan for Alex Cleland (82)

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

David Syme (Rutherglen) (Referee)



Match Report


Some 17 years had elapsed since we last lost to St Johnstone in Perth and there appeared scant possibility of that record being blemished in the early stages of this contest. We made a confident start, enjoying plenty of possession, but significantly without breaking down the home side's five man defensive barrier. Indeed the best chance of the half fell to Saints when Andy McLaren cleared a Paul Wright header off the line.

It took us only a couple of minutes of the second half to improve on any of our first half efforts as Andy McLaren's corner was flicked on by John Clark to Victor Ferreyra, but Inglis blocked his shot. Sadly things went downhill from there on. We were lucky not to go behind as Dave Bowman somehow kept out a Paul Wright effort. A goal for Saints leading scorer was delayed for only a minute. Paul Wright cut in from the right before shooting home from 14 yards via the inside of the post. Worse was to follow eleven minutes later and again Paul Wright held centre-stage as he cracked in a 20 yarder which Alan Main did well to keep out, Vinny Arkins was on hand to rifle home the rebound. We did stage a late rally, but apart from that last minute siege around Rhodes, Saints held on with relative comfort to record their first ever win over us at McDiarmid Park.



Squad Statistics (as at November 7th, 1992)


1992-93 All Time
Age
Alan Main (GK)24 19 - 124 -
Maurice Malpas30 19 - 55819
Freddy van der Hoorn29 19 - 1525
Christian Dailly19 2 - 367
Alex Cleland21 18 - 1098
Andy McLaren19 4 - 20 -
Michael O'Neill23 2 - 5512
Jim McInally28 18228217
John Clark28 19 - 28832
Dave Bowman28 10 - 2479
Victor Ferreyra28 92348
Gary Bollan (sub)19 4 - 191
Paddy Connolly (sub)22 1976417






League Table (as at November 7th, 1992)


No league table has been added for this season.