Uk news St Mirren seal perfect start to season with battling win over Livingston MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Buddies banished the Lions 1-0 thanks to debutant Richard Tait's expert diving header.
Breaking News ! An excellent defensive display helped the Saints pick up all three points from their Premiership opener against Livingston. Welcoming competitive action to St Mirren Park for the first time in over four months, Jim Goodwin handed debuts to four players against the Lions with an almost brand new backline. And they held the fort magnificently, with Joe Shaughnessy in particular putting in a man of the match performance while shackling danger man Lyndon Dykes. After a cagey start to the first half, the Buddies took the lead thanks to one of St Mirren 's new recruits Richard Tait. He perfectly placed a header home from a deadly Jamie McGrath cross.
. And substitute Junior Morias should have put the result to bed when he found the goal at his mercy from just six yards out. His volley smashed back off the post and away to safety. The Saints held out comfortably in the end to pick up a welcome opening win to the new campaign.
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