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Unfair challenge on David Proctor by Nigel Hasselbaink results in a free kick. Ryan Esson takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Graham Carey.
Aidan Chippendale on for Gregory Tade.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David van Zanten by Andrew Shinnie. Free kick crossed left-footed by Graham Carey from right wing, clearance by David Proctor.
Andrew Shinnie is caught offside. Craig Samson takes the free kick. Booking for Graham Carey for dissent.
Foul by Richie Foran on David Barron, free kick awarded. Jeroen Tesselaar takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David van Zanten by Richie Foran. Direct free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Unfair challenge on David Proctor by Paul McGowan results in a free kick. Ryan Esson takes the direct free kick.
David Davis challenges Lee Mair unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
Jim Goodwin challenges Richie Foran unfairly and gives away a free kick. Greg Tansey produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Craig Samson.
Gregory Tade scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Inverness CT 2-1 St Mirren.Assist by Andrew Shinnie.
Shot from inside the six-yard box by Gregory Tade goes wide right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Jim Goodwin by Ross Tokely results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Barron on Andrew Shinnie. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.
Steven Thompson goes off and Graham Carey comes on.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul McGowan from the left by-line, Thomas Piermayr manages to make a clearance.
Corner from left by-line taken by Andrew Shinnie.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jim Goodwin on Andrew Shinnie. Ross Tokely takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc McAusland on Richie Foran. Free kick taken by Richie Foran.
Gregory Tade gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jeroen Tesselaar. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
Gregory Tade is caught offside. Lee Mair takes the free kick.
Gregory Tade takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Samson.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul McGowan, clearance by Richie Foran.
Kenny McLean on for Gary Teale. David Barron on for Steven Thomson.
Gary Teale has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Graeme Shinnie, Foul by Nick Ross on Nigel Hasselbaink, free kick awarded. Nick Ross booked. Gary Teale restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Graeme Shinnie, Craig Samson makes a clearance.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Graeme Shinnie, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jim Goodwin by Ross Tokely. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Graeme Shinnie.
Jeroen Tesselaar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Ross. Thomas Piermayr restarts play with the free kick.
Andrew Shinnie fouled by Gary Teale, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Esson takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale from the right by-line, clearance by Ross Tokely.
Gary Teale decides to take a short corner.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Teale by Graeme Shinnie. Gary Teale crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Richie Foran.
Andrew Shinnie is caught offside. Craig Samson restarts play with the free kick.
Andrew Shinnie takes a shot.
Steven Thompson takes a shot. Blocked by Ross Tokely.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Graeme Shinnie.
Nigel Hasselbaink concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Piermayr. Andrew Shinnie takes the free kick.
David Proctor challenges Steven Thompson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Gary Teale, clearance made by Richie Foran.
Paul McGowan takes a shot. Save made by Ryan Esson.
Goal scored by Andrew Shinnie from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Inverness CT 1-1 St Mirren.Assist by Richie Foran.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Davis on Paul McGowan. Jim Goodwin restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from close range by Gregory Tade misses to the left of the goal.
Foul by Greg Tansey on Steven Thomson, free kick awarded. Jim Goodwin restarts play with the free kick.
Graeme Shinnie fouled by Steven Thomson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Esson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Tokely by Steven Thompson. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Esson.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Teale, Marc McAusland gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Inverness CT 0-1 St Mirren.Gary Teale provided the assist for the goal. The offside flag is raised against Nick Ross. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
Andrew Shinnie takes the inswinging corner, Jim Goodwin manages to make a clearance.
Andrew Shinnie takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Jim Goodwin.
Unfair challenge on David Proctor by Steven Thompson results in a free kick. Ryan Esson restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gregory Tade on David van Zanten. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
David Davis takes a shot. Craig Samson makes a save.
Andrew Shinnie is caught offside. Free kick taken by Craig Samson.
David Davis challenges Paul McGowan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Samson takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nigel Hasselbaink by Thomas Piermayr. Free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
Effort from close in by Richie Foran goes wide left of the target.
Returning players could boost Inverness
Inverness manager Terry Butcher hopes to have more options available for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League visit of St Mirren.
Gavin Morrison (ribs) is pushing for a return while Josh Meekings and Lee Cox are closer to first-team action and David Proctor is expected to make the squad after being forced off at Celtic Park with a head knock.
Chris Hogg, Owain Tudur Jones (both knee), Jonny Hayes and Aaron Doran (both shoulder) are definitely out.
St Mirren manager Danny Lennon is looking to add to the excitement seen at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium.
Late goals have decided the outcome of the home team's meetings with Hearts, Hibernian and Kilmarnock while two controversial penalties handed Rangers victory.
Ten-man Inverness beat Saints there in the teams' last encounter in May thanks to Adam Rooney's 85th-minute strike but Steven Thomson netted at the same time to give the Paisley side a Boxing Day win in the Highlands in the previous fixture.
Lennon said: "It's one that has a bit of drama up there so far this season, there have been late goals throughout.
"Inverness beat Kilmarnock with two late goals but they also conceded late goals against Hibs and Hearts.
"We are hoping we can go up there and add to that drama and excitement and take something from the game."
St Mirren have an unchanged squad.
Midfielders Hugh Murray (knee) and Aaron Mooy (back) are closing in on comebacks but are not yet ready for first-team action.
Defender Darren McGregor (knee) is a long-term absentee.
Tade made for Caley
Gregory Tade's third goal of the season helped Inverness come from behind and claim a 2-1 Clydesdale Bank Premier League triumph over St Mirren.
Marc McAusland opened the scoring for the Saints against the run of play in the 22nd minute but Andrew Shinnie's first goal in Inverness colours levelled the match nine minutes later.
Caley Thistle continued to create the bulk of the chances and were rewarded for their efforts 12 minutes from time, Tade well placed to deflect home a Shinnie shot that had initially bounced across the goal after hitting the upright.
Inverness were looking to make it three SPL games unbeaten at home and manager Terry Butcher made just the one change from the side that had lost 2-0 to Celtic last time out, Andrew Shinnie replacing on-loan Huddersfield winger Aidan Chippendale, who dropped to the bench.
David Proctor, who came off at Parkhead with a cut to his eye that required stitches, was deemed fit enough to keep his place in central defence.
St Mirren also made just the one alteration following last weekend's thumping 3-0 win over Kilmarnock. Nigel Hasselbaink, who came on as a sub against Killie and scored, replaced youngster Kenny McLean for a Buddies side who were looking to make it three successive games unbeaten.
Straight from kick-off, Caley went on the attack and should have taken the lead with 38 seconds gone.
Shinnie dispossessed Lee Mair and slipped the ball across the six-yard box to the unmarked Richie Foran, but with the goal gaping he put his effort wide.
Inverness were playing the better football in the early stages and David Davis tested Craig Samson's handling in the slippy conditions. However, the St Mirren goalkeeper was equal to the effort by the on-loan Wolves midfielder.
St Mirren were struggling to string two passes together, although they had Jeroen Tesselaar to thank for deflecting Foran's goalbound header wide after a good cross by Graeme Shinnie.
The visitors had not been in the contest, but took the lead with their first effort on goal in the 22nd minute. Gary Teale's corner found the unmarked McAusland, who headed home from just inside the six-yard box.
Inverness had to recover their composure and Tade had a great opportunity as he surged past Mair and on to Foran's through-ball, but he sent his effort into the side-netting.
Caley continued to persevere and were finally rewarded for their efforts in the 31st minute.
Davis did well to get past McAusland and his cross was headed back across goal by Foran to the unmarked Shinnie, who from 12 yards powered a shot beyond the exposed Samson.
This stung St Mirren into action and Paul McGowan brought a decent save out of Ryan Esson from 20 yards.
Shinnie was clearly in the mood for more goals and the second half was only two minutes old when his strike from 22 yards deflected off a St Mirren defender before bouncing away to safety via the post.
In a bid to try and change his side's fortunes, Saints manager Lennon brought on McLean and David Barron for Teale and the ineffective Steven Thompson.
The match came to life in the 78th minute after a lull as Caley Thistle took the lead for the first time.
After spurning a great chance moments earlier, Tade deflected the ball into the St Mirren net from barely two yards out after Andrew Shinnie's effort came back off the post and struck the Frenchman.
St Mirren did have the ball in the back of the net deep in injury time, but McGowan's effort was correctly ruled out for offside.
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