S
SEARCH
M
SW
Thursday, May 13
Collect News Data
Apr 21, 2021 at 7.45pm UK
Ross CountyRoss County
1-3
St MirrenSt Mirren
White (18')
Hjelde (90+2')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Erwin (50'), Durmus (71'), McGrath (90+2' pen.)

Jim Goodwin keen to finish the season strongly

:Headline: Jim Goodwin keen to finish the season strongly:
The Buddies are seventh in the table.
Sports Mole

Jim Goodwin says St Mirren are targeting a seventh-placed finish to close out the season strongly after beating Ross County 3-1.

The Buddies just missed out on the top six in their final match before the split, and had threatened to fall further down the table after losing to Motherwell.

But goals from Lee Erwin, Ilkay Durmus and Jamie McGrath secured a come-from-behind victory away from home against relegation-threatened County to restore their place at the head of the bottom half.

And Goodwin would love to consolidate that position in their final three league matches.

"After missing out on the top six, we reassessed the situation and we set new targets," Goodwin said.

"Seventh is where we want to go, but it will be difficult because we've got good teams like Dundee United and Motherwell in there competing with us.

"That's where we want to be, and we've never finished in seventh since the Premiership was formed so it would be a nice way to cap off the season.

"If you'd offered me a point before tonight, considering the injury list we had, I might have taken it, but the boys were brilliant."

Staggies manager John Hughes, on the other hand, saw his side slip into the relegation play-off place after Kilmarnock's 3–0 win over Dundee United.

The frustration for him was the simplicity of the goals his team conceded – and the fact that the frailties at the back seemed to be nothing new.

"In the second half, it's the same old story – we can't keep that back door shut," he bemoaned.

"For me, it's not great goals, they are self-inflicted. Our first line of defence should be from the front. The fundamental stuff we have to be better at, but we've been saying that all season.

"You can coach it all you like, they need to do it on the pitch."

body check tags ::

amp_article__444268 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2021-04-21 22:16:14:
html db last update - 2021-04-21 22:14:25 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html

Click here for more stories about Jim Goodwin

Click here for more stories about Ross County

Read more!
Share this article now:

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Recommended Next on SM
Wednesday's Scottish Premiership predictions including Aberdeen vs. Celtic
Sancho 'pushing for summer move amid Man United talk'
Man United 'keen on summer deal for Cristian Romero'
Brian Rice devastated by defeat at Ross County
Scottish Premiership Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CRangersRangers33285078106889
2Celtic33209466244269
3Hibernian33168944311356
4Aberdeen331310103231149
5Livingston33128134041-144
6St Johnstone331010133440-640
7St Mirren331010133038-840
8Dundee UnitedDundee Utd33912122943-1439
9Motherwell3398163251-1935
10Ross County3385202659-3329
11Kilmarnock3384213347-1428
12Hamilton AcademicalHamilton3369183160-2927
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
UC
Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

La Liga Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Atletico MadridAtletico36248463234080
2Barcelona36237683364776
3Real Madrid35229460263475
4Sevilla36235852292374
5Real Sociedad3615111054371756
6Real Betis35159114547-254
7Villarreal351313953421152
8Celta Vigo361311125153-250
9Athletic Bilbao361113124639746
10Granada35136164457-1345
11Osasuna361111143645-944
12CadizCadiz361110153353-2043
13Levante36913144353-1040
14Valencia36912154652-639
15AlavesAlaves36811173254-2235
16Getafe36810182642-1634
17Huesca36712173452-1833
18Real Valladolid35516143249-1731
19ElcheElche36612182954-2530
20EibarEibar35611182746-1929
Scroll for more - Tap for full version
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
X

We value your privacy

A part of our GDPR compliance we need to ask for your consent. We and our partners use technology such as cookies on Sports Mole to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology on Sports Mole.