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Jim Goodwin concedes a free kick for a foul on Rory McKenzie. Sammy Clingan takes the direct free kick. Shot by Kris Boyd. Comfortable save by Craig Samson.
Kenny McLean challenges Ross Barbour unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul McGowan goes into the book for dissent. Rory McKenzie comes on in place of Paul Heffernan. Mark O'Hara restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Ross Barbour, Craig Samson makes a comfortable save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David van Zanten on Sammy Clingan. David van Zanten shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Sammy Clingan. Garry Hay takes a shot from 25 yards. Craig Samson makes a comfortable save.
Borja Perez goes off and Rabiu Ibrahim comes on. Gary Teale leaves the field to be replaced by Sander Puri.
Inswinging corner taken by Kenny McLean from the left by-line, Borja Perez manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeroen Tesselaar on Lewis Guy. Jeroen Tesselaar is shown a yellow card. Kenny McLean produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Gary Teale has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
John McGinn leaves the field to be replaced by Kenny McLean. Lewis Guy joins the action as a substitute, replacing Esmael Goncalves.
Kris Boyd takes a shot. Save by Craig Samson.
Jim Goodwin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kris Boyd. Sammy Clingan crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Garry Hay to the near post, clearance made by Marc McAusland.
Gary Teale decides to take a short corner.
Long distance effort from Garry Hay misses to the left of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Borja Perez by Conor Newton results in a free kick. Garry Hay delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.
Borja Perez produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Barbour by Esmael Goncalves. Esmael Goncalves booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Cameron Bell.
James Fowler concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul McGowan. Direct free kick taken by Conor Newton.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Esmael Goncalves. Cameron Bell takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line, Kris Boyd makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Borja Perez, clearance by Marc McAusland.
Centre by Steven Thompson, clearance made by Mark O'Hara.
Esmael Goncalves challenges Ross Barbour unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Borja Perez.
Centre by Garry Hay, Paul Dummett makes a clearance. Borja Perez takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post.
Inswinging corner taken by Borja Perez.
Goal scored by Kris Boyd from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Kilmarnock 1-1 St Mirren.Assist on the goal came from Borja Perez.
Corner taken right-footed by Borja Perez from the right by-line, Headed effort from close range by Kris Boyd goes wide left of the target.
Shot by Esmael Goncalves. Save by Cameron Bell. Short corner taken by Gary Teale from the right by-line.
Steven Thompson produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Borja Perez played to the near post, Gary Teale makes a clearance.
Esmael Goncalves gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Kilmarnock 0-1 St Mirren.Assist by David van Zanten.
Outswinging corner taken by Borja Perez, clearance made by Conor Newton.
Paul McGowan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mohamadou Sissoko. Mohamadou Sissoko restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Boyd by Jim Goodwin. Free kick taken by Cameron Bell.
Effort from inside the area by Esmael Goncalves misses to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Paul Dummett.
Mark O'Hara produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Borja Perez from the right by-line, Jim Goodwin manages to make a clearance.
Borja Perez takes the inswinging corner, Close range headed effort by Kris Boyd clears the crossbar.
The ball is delivered by Jeroen Tesselaar, Marc McAusland manages to make a clearance.
Effort on goal by Kris Boyd from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
Esmael Goncalves takes a shot. Save made by Cameron Bell.
James Fowler takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Craig Samson.
Centre by John McGinn, Header from close range by Steven Thompson misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Boyd by Jim Goodwin. Kris Boyd takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Steven Thompson, Ross Barbour makes a clearance. Corner taken by Gary Teale from the left by-line, Steven Thompson produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Dayton "deserves England call"
Kilmarnock boss Kenny Shiels insists he is deadly serious when he says England manager Roy Hodgson should be taking a closer look at winger James Dayton.
The 24-year-old Londoner will sit out the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with St Mirren and looks set to miss the rest of the season after suffering a punctured lung and broken ribs in the weekend win over Ross County.
But Shiels claims the former Crystal Palace trainee has done well enough in his 31 outings this season to merit a call-up for Hodgson's squad.
He said: "We have lost Dayton which is a big loss for us. He's a big player and adds a lot in the attacking third. He was on the verge of an England call-up, we were thinking.
"I know you might find that funny but other players who have been recommended for Scotland and England are not in the same league as James.
"I don't see why, just because he is wearing a Kilmarnock shirt, he can't be recognised as an international player and I think he is on the verge of it.
"It's obvious that because he is playing for Kilmarnock, (James) wouldn't get the same recognition but believe me, he is good enough. Technically (he's good enough) and his game understanding has improved considerably since he came up here and over the last four or five months he's been one of the top players."
St Mirren visit Rugby Park fresh from their Scottish Communities League Cup win and their weekend draw with Celtic.
But while Killie need just four points from their last two games before the SPL split to clinch a top-six slot, Saints are in 10th place with no hope of reaching the upper half of the top flight.
Shiels, however, believes the Paisley outfit are a better side than their placing suggests.
He said: "St Mirren are a very good team, they are a top-four squad. There is no doubt about that. They have got quality players - great combination players. It's a tough, tough game for us.
"They are in 10th position but they are not far off fourth and I think Danny knows they are good enough to be up there in the top four. Certainly I do with the players they have. It will be a big ask for us to get something from this game and we are approaching it in that manner.
"But it's a great opportunity for us (to seal a top-six place) and we will do our best, that's all we can do."
Saints manager Danny Lennon wants his Hampden heroes to finish their campaign on a high and cement their legendary status with the Paisley faithful.
They got back to league business against Celtic on Sunday following their trophy triumph, fighting back from a goal down to snatch a creditable 1-1 draw with the SPL champions.
But the point gained was not enough to keep them in the chase for the top six.
However, with the 10th-placed Buddies set to take on Kilmarnock at Rugby Park, Lennon has not yet conceded his hopes of moving up the table.
Saints ended last term in eighth - their best top-flight finish in 21 years - and the former Cowdenbeath boss is hopeful of pairing this season's cup success with another landmark league performance.
Lennon - whose team beat Hearts 3-2 last month to claim their first trophy for 26 years - told Press Association Sport: "The cup win has certainly given us a wee spring in our step and we are hungry for more success. But the league is our bread and butter and we need to improve our performances.
"The table doesn't lie. On a plus side it tells us that we have more points than we had this time last season. We have scored more goals and are closer to the top six in terms of points.
"But on the negative side, we are sitting 10th in the table. However, we believe we can achieve better than that.
"We are progressing and the good news is that the season isn't over yet. We have now got some positive momentum and a strong desire to finish off the season on a high.
"We want to improve on our position of eighth from last season, which was our best finish for 21 years. If we can do that, it will be a very special season."
Lennon has no fresh injury worries.
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