St. Johnstone prepare to entertain Gretna at McDiarmid Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Saints have drawn one game and lost the other.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at McDiarmid Park was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Scottish Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Gretna||2 - 0||St. Johnstone||SCD1|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||St. Johnstone||3-3||Gretna||SCD1|
|2005/2006||Sat 07 Jan||St. Johnstone||0 - 1||Gretna||SFAC|
Recent respective form guides
St. Johnstone have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 8 conceded.
Gretna's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Black and Whites pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.
St. Johnstone are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 37 points from 22 games. Gretna are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division One, with their 23 games giving them a return of 49 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
St. Johnstone are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Gretna will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|St. Johnstone||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Gretna||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.