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Gary Teale takes the free kick.
Free kick taken by Graham Carey.
Paul McGowan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Brittain.
Darren Maatsen replaces Rocco Quinn.
Richard Brittain takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Richard Brittain by Jim Goodwin results in a free kick.
Chance falls to Marc McAusland who heads at goal. Mark Brown catches the ball.
Corner taken by Gary Teale from the right by-line.
Stuart Kettlewell receives a caution.
Melvin De Leeuw challenges Danny Grainger unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Jim Goodwin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Ross on Jim Goodwin.
Free kick taken by Paul McGowan.
Foul by Melvin De Leeuw on Thomas Reilly, free kick awarded.
(Ross County) makes a substitution, with Melvin De Leeuw coming on for Ivan Sproule.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Gary Teale.
Paul McGowan takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart Kettlewell on Paul McGowan.
David van Zanten restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Gary Teale.
Mark Brown takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Thomas Reilly.
Danny Grainger has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Mark Brown parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Steven Thompson fouled by Grant Munro, the ref awards a free kick.
Jim Goodwin takes the free kick.
Mihael Kovacevic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kenny McLean.
Free kick taken by David Cornell.
Graham Carey challenges Danny Grainger unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Paul McGowan restarts play with the free kick.
Grant Munro restarts play with the free kick.
Booking for Steven Thompson.
Steven Thompson challenges Richard Brittain unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Danny Grainger from the left by-line.
David van Zanten joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darren McGregor.
Thomas Reilly comes on in place of Gary Harkins.
Mark Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Gary Harkins on Mihael Kovacevic, free kick awarded.
Stuart Kettlewell takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.
Corner taken by Graham Carey from the right by-line. Richard Brittain grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Ross County 3-0 St Mirren.Assist by Graham Carey.
Kevin Luckassen takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by David Cornell back into danger.
Paul McGowan fouled by Stuart Kettlewell, the ref awards a free kick.
Rocco Quinn concedes a free kick for a foul on Conor Newton.
Kevin Luckassen takes a shot. David Cornell safely holds on.
Corner taken by Graham Carey from the right by-line.
Steven Thompson gets a header at goal. Mark Brown safely holds on.
The offside flag is raised against Steven Thompson.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Gary Teale.
Gary Harkins takes a shot.
Free kick taken by Marc McAusland.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Munro on Steven Thompson.
Gary Teale crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Ben Gordon challenges Gary Teale unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Kenny McLean takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
Kenny McLean takes a shot.
Header by Graham Carey misses to the right of the target.
Centre by Ivan Sproule.
Steven Thompson takes a weak shot. Mark Brown catches the ball.
Graham Carey crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Grainger on Ivan Sproule.
Brian McLean takes the free kick.
David Cornell takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Luckassen on Jim Goodwin.
Kenny McLean takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Richard Brittain scores with their left foot. Ross County 2-0 St Mirren.
A save by David Cornell from penalty by Richard Brittain. Ross County 1-0 St Mirren.
Marc McAusland concedes a Penalty for a foul on Kevin Luckassen.
Corner taken by Gary Teale.
Kevin Luckassen takes a shot and cleared the goal.
Grant Munro challenges Gary Harkins unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Centre by Gary Teale.
Conor Newton has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Clearance made by Grant Munro.
Ivan Sproule concedes a free kick for a foul on Jim Goodwin.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Richard Brittain.
Richard Brittain takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.
Jim Goodwin restarts play with the free kick.
Paul McGowan challenges Stuart Kettlewell unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Stuart Kettlewell scores a right footed goal. Ross County 1-0 St Mirren.
Marc McAusland gets a header at goal. Mark Brown catches the ball.
Graham Carey takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Grainger by Rocco Quinn.
Corner taken by Richard Brittain from the right by-line.
Shot by Richard Brittain. David Cornell catches the ball.
No time to panic for Adams
Ross County manager Derek Adams is refusing to panic over his side's start to the season as he targets launching themselves up the table this weekend.
County are the only team to have lost all three games so far, although they remain 11 points above administration-hit Hearts.
The Dingwall club, who have conceded nine goals in defeats to Celtic, Partick Thistle and St Johnstone, host a St Mirren side who are only one point better off.
And Adams is looking to leapfrog the Buddies as well as other teams in the Scottish Premiership.
"The majority of the teams have had a slow start," he said.
"If we can win this weekend, we take a lot more teams into the bottom half of the table.
"We can possibly catch four teams this weekend.
"If you can beat teams round about you then that's certainly going to help.
"We are looking to get our season going and heading in the right direction.
"There are a lot of teams looking to get their first win of the season - Kilmarnock, Dundee United, Hibernian and St Mirren."
Last season's meetings between the sides proved highly unpredictable with Saints edging a nine-goal thriller early in the season and County winning 4-1 in Paisley following a goalless draw in Dingwall.
Adams said: "From our point of view we are going to try to attack and when we have to defend, we have to defend better than we have in the previous games.
"We've got a good squad here and good competition for places. There is the opportunity to change things about but we would like to get a team that's going to be stable for the coming weeks as soon as possible.
"But we need to start picking up points."
Meanwhile, St Mirren skipper Jim Goodwin admits he was "slightly embarrassed" by his own reaction to last week's tussle with Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd.
Boyd has been banned for two matches after picking up a straight red card for lashing out at Goodwin during the 1-1 draw in Paisley.
Goodwin concedes his own response may have been a tad over the top after watching the incident again on television, but claims there are no hard feelings as far as he is concerned following the clash.
He said: "I was slightly embarrassed when I watched it back on Sportscene on Sunday night.
"It's always a really difficult battle with Kris Boyd. He's a terrific player and I've got a lot of respect for him as a footballer. His goalscoring record is phenomenal.
"It was just a heat of the moment thing and I think it's fair to say, from his point of view, it was a silly reaction [from him].
"But I've been there myself and I'm not one who should be pointing the finger at people for making stupid decisions.
"In the heat of the moment, I've done that kind of thing myself. I know he regretted it, he probably regretted it instantly.
"He's a big, big player for Kilmarnock and he's going to be missing for some games now."
Saints now prepare to travel to Dingwall to face a County side who are smarting from last week's 4-0 thrashing against St Johnstone and who are also still seeking their first win of the season.
Goodwin said: "Ross County are struggling a wee bit just now and they'll be trying to make amends for that bad result at the weekend.
"We always expect a difficult game up in Dingwall and I can imagine what Derek Adams has been saying to his players all week and I can imagine the work they've been putting in on the training ground.
"It was an embarrassing defeat away to St Johnstone and it's something they will want to put right.
"They've added a number of new faces from the team last year and sometimes it takes time for new players to fit into the system and get used to the manager's ideas and get used to their new team-mates.
"I hope they don't click into place this weekend, that's for sure."
Jon Robertson remains on the sidelines. Robertson suffered a thigh strain during the warm-up for last week's draw against Kilmarnock.
Saints boss Danny Lennon has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the visit to the Highlands, while David van Zanten returns from suspension.
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