On the 2nd of January, in this week 22 match, St. Mirren hosts Motherwell at The Smisa Stadium in a clash of the Premiership. In St. Mirren’s last match they recorded a 0-0 scoreless draw against Celtic. Neither St. Mirren nor Celtic could manage to put one past the goalie. They had 5 and 32 shots on net respectively, but no one could score, and the match ended in a 0 – 0 draw,. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having lost 4 of their last 10, while in Motherwell’s last match they recorded a 2-0 shutout win against St. Johnstone. Cornelius struck first for Motherwell in the 17th minute, then Kevin van Veen added another in the 55th minute on a feed from Sondre Solholm Johansen In the end, St. Johnstone was frustrated by Motherwell’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Motherwell ended the match with the shutout victory. Motherwell is looking for direction having 4 win and 4 losses in their last 10 matches.
In their last match together, in Fir Park, Motherwell and St. Mirren battled to a 2-2 draw. Tony Watt struck first for Motherwell in the 48th minute, then Tony Watt added another in the 51st minute on a penalty.
Motherwell’s most prolific scorer has been Tony Watt. The Scotish attacker has netted 2 goals over the last 5 matches. St. Mirren is having problems scoring lately. Their top scorers, Scott Tanser and Joe Shaughnessy each only have 1 goal in their last five.