On Saturday Mar 6th, St. Johnstone plays host to Hibernian in a meeting of these two Premiership teams. In St. Johnstone’s last match they recorded a 3-0 shutout win against Motherwell. Guy Melamed struck first for St. Johnstone in the 19th minute on a feed from Shaun Rooney, then Jason Kerr added another in the 45th minute In the end, Motherwell was frustrated by St. Johnstone’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. St. Johnstone ended the match with the shutout victory. St. Johnstone is looking for direction having earned 13 points in their last 10 matches, while hibernian is fresh off their 2-0 shutout win against Hamilton Academical. Martin Boyle struck first for Hibernian in the 13th minute, then Josh Doig added another in the 70th minute In the end, Hamilton Academical couldn’t muster any offence and Hibernian ran away with the shutout win. Hibernian is looking for direction having earned 16 points in their last 10 matches.
Hibernian and St. Johnstone last played eachother at the Easter Road Stadium on the 24th of November. Hibernian and St. Johnstone battled to a 2-2 draw. Alistair McCann struck first for St. Johnstone in the 35th minute, but Paul McGinn got the equalizer for Hibernian in the 36th minute .
Martin Boyle has been on a hot streak lately. In the last five games, the attacker has scored 5 goals for Hibernian. Guy Melamed has been the most prolific scorer on St. Johnstone in his last 5 matches with three goals.