skip to content
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Clearance made by Gary Warren.
Free kick taken by Christopher Dilo.
Marley Watkins challenges Jim Goodwin unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Kenny McLean takes the free kick.
Steven Thompson fouled by Daniel Devine, the ref awards a free kick.
Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.
The referee penalises Kenny McLean for handball.
Kenny McLean takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Raven gets a block in.
Free kick taken by Josh Magennis.
Unfair challenge on Josh Magennis by Marley Watkins results in a free kick.
Jim Goodwin challenges Nick Ross unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Liam Polworth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kenny McLean.
Christopher Dilo restarts play with the free kick.
Marley Watkins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren McGregor.
Josh Magennis produces a cross.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc McAusland on Marley Watkins.
Ross Draper restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Ross Draper by Josh Magennis results in a free kick.
Marley Watkins on for Billy McKay.
Daniel Devine on for Ryan Christie.
Shot on goal comes in from Kenny McLean from the free kick.
Red card for Josh Meekings.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Meekings on Josh Magennis.
Gary Warren takes the free kick.
Jim Goodwin concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Warren.
Gary Teale is brought on as a substitute for Gregg Wylde.
Adam Campbell goes off and Josh Magennis comes on.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Thompson on Josh Meekings.
Sean Kelly scores with a header. Inverness CT 2-2 St Mirren.Assist by Steven Thompson.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean from the left by-line.
Foul by Nick Ross on Gregg Wylde, free kick awarded.
James Vincent takes the free kick.
Jason Naismith challenges James Vincent unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Ryan Christie produces a cross.
Adam Campbell has an effort at goal. Dean Brill catches the ball.
Free kick taken by Marc McAusland.
Nick Ross concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Kelly.
Gary Warren restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gregg Wylde on David Raven.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren McGregor by Ross Draper.
Foul by Sean Kelly on Ryan Christie, free kick awarded.
Nick Ross on for Greg Tansey.
Marc McAusland comes on in place of John McGinn.
John McGinn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Warren.
The offside flag is raised against David Raven.
A cross is delivered by Conor Newton.
The referee gets the second half started.
John McGinn concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Polworth.
The first half comes to an end.
Free kick taken by Kenny McLean.
Ross Draper challenges Darren McGregor unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Draper by John McGinn.
Shot by John McGinn cleared the net.
Unfair challenge on Darren McGregor by James Vincent results in a free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kenny McLean.
Free kick taken by Darren McGregor.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Conor Newton by Ross Draper.
Steven Thompson is ruled offside.
Jim Goodwin manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Liam Polworth.
Christopher Dilo takes the free kick.
The official flags Billy McKay offside.
Sean Kelly takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Liam Polworth. Christopher Dilo safely holds on.
Ross Draper takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Billy McKay by Jim Goodwin results in a free kick.
Corner taken by Liam Polworth from the left by-line.
Foul by Ryan Christie on Darren McGregor, free kick awarded.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean.
Shot by Billy McKay went wide of the right-hand post.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Graeme Shinnie.
Corner taken by Graeme Shinnie from the right by-line.
Liam Polworth crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Ryan Christie fouled by Adam Campbell, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Billy McKay.
James Vincent challenges Kenny McLean unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Ryan Christie from the left by-line.
The ball is swung over by Ryan Christie.
Gary Warren makes a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Adam Campbell.
Centre by John McGinn. John McGinn restarts play with the free kick. Jason Naismith scores a right footed goal. Inverness CT 0-1 St Mirren.Assist on the goal came from John McGinn.
Liam Polworth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John McGinn.
Gary Warren manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Jason Naismith.
The game begins.
Hughes lays down Caley challenge
Inverness manager John Hughes has challenged his players to take their game against St Mirren by the scruff of the neck and end their patchy run of form.
Caley Thistle have only won one out of their last seven games, against Partick Thistle, and have scored just twice in that spell.
Hughes feels many of the blows have been self-inflicted and that they are sometimes not showing enough confidence in possession.
And he wants them to kick-start their European charge at home to the Paisley side on Saturday after they fell five points behind fourth-placed Dundee United with a 2-1 midweek defeat at Tannadice.
"It seems to be, when we play well, we are losing matches, and when we don't play as well, we win a match, ie Partick Thistle, although we weren't bad in the second half," Hughes said.
"Against Motherwell and Dundee United, we played some nice stuff and created chances and you're a little bit bewildered. We just need a break.
"We have done remarkably well this season getting to a cup final and qualifying for the top six but we are greedy and we want to cement a European spot.
"There is so much to play for. It should be inspiring to try to take the team into Europe for the first time in its history.
"Let's give it a right go. Our decision-making is going to have to be better than it was at Tannadice.
"We beat ourselves again the other night and that's been a recurring theme. Sometimes we are too cavalier and leave ourselves open, and the other thing we have pinpointed, when we lose a goal, for the next 15 minutes we seem to be vulnerable.
"Just because you lose a goal, you can still win a football match. You need to stand up and be determined, and make sure that's the only one you lose."
The Highland side won their last home game, against Partick Thistle, but Hughes is still looking for improvement from that game.
"You just feel there is a little bit of trepidation in their play to go and express themselves," he said. "That shouldn't be the case.
"You want to be the best player on the pitch, you want to get on it and show the supporters that: 'Wow, he's a right good player, look at this guy'.
"I'm more determined now to win the remaining eight games of the season than I've ever been."
Inverness will assess captain Richie Foran's knee problem. The Irishman has a floating piece of bone in his knee and might need an operation, but he could keep playing through the issue in the coming weeks.
Full-back Carl Tremarco is back from suspension but Aaron Doran is doubtful after missing two games with a hamstring injury.
Skipper Jim Goodwin admits it is a "nervy time" for him and all the rest of the St Mirren players who are out of contract at the end of the season.
Danny Lennon's struggling side have won one game in their last 10, their most recent defeat at home to St Johnstone on Tuesday night keeping them in the relegation play-off spot, two points behind 10th-placed Partick and three behind Kilmarnock at Ross County.
The uncertainty over which division the Paisley club will be playing in next season means all potential deals with players such as Goodwin, Marian Kello, Chris Dilo, Paul McGowan, Darren McGregor and David van Zanten are on hold.
Ahead of the trip to Inverness on Saturday, the 32-year-old Irishman said: "My contract is up on May 30 but with the way things are with the team, the club haven't approached anyone.
"They have tied up a couple of the young boys (on new contracts) but myself and others in the dressing room are desperate to find out what is happening.
"It is a nervy time for us all.
"Some of us have families and bills to pay like everyone else so it is something that we would want to get put to bed but we can't do it.
"The club can't make any commitment to any players until they find out what league they are in next season which is fair enough.
"I think that is an even bigger incentive for everyone to ensure our safety in the Premiership and then we can get round the table and see if we are going to get a contract or not.
"You are always fighting for the next contract so hopefully we can ensure our Premiership status for next season.
"I would love to be here next year. I love the club and I have had a fantastic time here."
St Mirren goalkeeper Marian Kello is out of the game. The Buddies number one came off at the interval against St Johnstone with a groin injury and replacement Chris Dilo will take over in goal.
Saints manager Lennon has no other injury worries for the visit to the Highlands.
"Who will win the PL title this season - 2013/14?"
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk