Scottish Championship
MortonGreenock Morton0St MirrenSt Mirren1

Greenock Morton 0-1 St Mirren

St Mirren duo Stephen Mallan (left) and Stuart Carswell
St Mirren duo Stephen Mallan (left) and Stuart Carswell celebrate at full time

Lawrence Shankland's header secured St Mirren a much-needed victory at rivals Greenock Morton.

The Buddies had won just one of their last nine matches in all competitions and triumphed thanks to the on-loan striker's close-range effort.

Thomas O'Ware and Michael Miller went close before St Mirren swiftly capitalised through the on-loan Aberdeen striker.

Jack Baird went close to makihng it two late on.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 15Pepper
  • 2Kilday
  • 19Gasparotto
  • 17Russell
  • 7McKee
  • 4O'Ware
  • 6MillerBooked at 38minsSubstituted forSamuelat 60'minutesBooked at 73mins
  • 8Forbes
  • 9Johnstone
  • 21McManus

Substitutes

  • 3Lamie
  • 18Samuel
  • 28Quitongo
  • 30McGowan
  • 36Tennant
  • 38Strapp

St Mirren

  • 12Langfield
  • 20WatsonBooked at 88mins
  • 15Baird
  • 4WebsterBooked at 42mins
  • 3Kelly
  • 10Carswell
  • 16Agnew
  • 7McMullanSubstituted forGallagherat 71'minutes
  • 14Mallan
  • 11Howieson
  • 25Shankland

Substitutes

  • 9Thompson
  • 17Morgan
  • 18Mclear
  • 19Cuddihy
  • 22Gallagher
  • 32Wilks
  • 33Stewart
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
4,736

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamSt Mirren
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morton 0, St. Mirren 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morton 0, St. Mirren 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Denny Johnstone (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Stuart Carswell.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ross Forbes (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  6. Booking

    Keith Watson (St. Mirren) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

    Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Keith Watson (St. Mirren).

  9. Post update

    Jack Baird (St. Mirren) hits the right post with a header from the centre of the box.

  10. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Mark Russell.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Calum Gallagher (St. Mirren) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Thomas O'Ware (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  13. Post update

    Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Keith Watson (St. Mirren).

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Declan McManus (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Declan McManus (Morton).

  17. Post update

    Stephen Mallan (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Conor Pepper.

  19. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Lee Kilday.

  20. Booking

    Alex Samuel (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.