Kilmarnock 2-1 Saints

By Stuart Gillespie
Last updated : 02 January 2014

The story of the game seems rather similar to our trip to Rugby Park at this time of year in 2012. We score first, Killie equalise and then snatch a late winner. It would appear to be a fairly even game, with the better chances arguably falling our way. However, some good defending rather than poor finishing kept us out and we were punished in stoppage time.

With Jim Goodwin suspended, Danny Lennon made the bold call to bring Adam Campbell in for a starting debut. It paid off within 20 minutes, the on loan Newcastle striker turned and fired us ahead. That was after former Buddie Craig Slater had hit the bar but we then tried - and failed - to extend our lead.

We were pegged back in sensational style before the break through a terrific Rory McKenzie shot. In the second half it was end-to-end stuff but sadly the winner came at our end, Boyd getting it with just seconds remaining.

Last week I felt we needed four points from the game against Hearts and Kilmarnock. We've managed only one - although that's been offset with the unexpected win over Dundee United. It was a terrific display, but we'd probably have been in better shape had we beaten Killie or the Jambos!

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