Premiership: St. Johnstone draws 0-0 with Ross County on Saturday

PERTH. St. Johnstone 0-0 Ross County ended up goalless.


PERTH. St. Johnstone 0-0 Ross County didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday..

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 Matthew McDermid with the assistance of Dougie Potter and Gordon Crawford. The 4th official was John Beaton. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.2 degrees Celsius or 55.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. St. Johnstone was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Ross County that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Ross County was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Ross County to win the match​.

St. Johnstone shot 15 times, 1 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Ross County shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target.


St. Johnstone received 4 yellow cards (R. McGowan, D. Wright, M. Hallberg and ). On the other side, Ross County received 2 yellow cards (D. Cancola and K. Olaigbe).

After playing this encounter, St. Johnstone will have 6 points to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Ross County will have 4 points like Kilmarnock to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 24'

    R. McGowan

  • 52'

    D. Cancola

  • 65'

    K. Olaigbe

  • 65'

    Y. Dhanda

    D. Cancola

  • 65'

    O. Edwards

    K. Olaigbe

  • 66'

    V. Loturi

    K. Watson

  • 68'

    A. Crawford

    J. Murphy

  • 75'

    M. Davidson

    R. McGowan

  • 75'

    C. McLennan

    S. May

  • 76'

    D. Samuel

    J. Tillson

  • 84'

    D. Wright

  • 88'

    J. Hiwula

    W. Akio

  • 90'

    M. Hallberg

  • 90'

    L. Gordon

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, St. Johnstone will play away against Dundee United on the 1st of October with a 10-9 head to head in favor of Dundee United (12 draws).

Ross County will host Hibernian on the 1st of October with a 8-7 head to head stats in favor of Hibernian (4 draws).

St. Johnstone: Formation and Lineups

St. Johnstone started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

The manager Callum Davidson chose to play with the following team: Remi Matthews (6.8), Drey Wright (6.8), Alex Mitchell (7.3), Liam Gordon (7.4), Andy Considine (6.7), Adam Montgomery (7.1), Melker Hallberg (7.5), Ryan McGowan (6.5), Jamie Murphy (6.7), Stevie May (7.0) and Nicky Clark (6.9).


St. Johnstone made 3 changes: J. Murphy for A. Crawford (68′), R. McGowan for M. Davidson (75′) and S. May for C. McLennan (75′).

Top player: Melker Hallberg

The player who no doubt impressed St. Johnstone the most was Melker Hallberg.

His rating is (7.5) with 48 passes (75% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 6 crosses.

Ross County: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Malky Mackay played with: Ross Laidlaw (7.0), Keith Watson (6.8), Jack Baldwin (6.8), Alex Iacovitti (7.4), Ben Purrington (7.6), Jordan Tillson (6.8), David Cancola (6.9), William Akio (6.5), Ross Callachan (6.8), Kazeem Olaigbe (7.0) and Jordan White (6.1).


Ross County made 5 changes: D. Cancola for Y. Dhanda (65′), K. Olaigbe for O. Edwards (65′), K. Watson for V. Loturi (66′), J. Tillson for D. Samuel (76′) and W. Akio for J. Hiwula (88′).

Top player: Ben Purrington

Probably the most impressive player in Ross County was Ben Purrington.

His rating is (7.6) with 44 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 11.

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