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The referee ends the match.
Josh Meekings takes the free kick.
Stevie May concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Warren.
David Wotherspoon produces a cross.
Free kick taken by Alan Mannus.
Lee Croft fouled by Graeme Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by David Wotherspoon.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Iwelumo by Greg Tansey.
Free kick taken by Greg Tansey.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Scobbie on Richie Foran.
David Wotherspoon crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Graeme Shinnie on Lee Croft.
Dean Brill takes the free kick.
Gary Warren fouled by Chris Iwelumo, the ref awards a free kick.
Richie Foran sends in a cross.
Gary Warren challenges Chris Iwelumo unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by David Wotherspoon.
Billy McKay goes off and James Vincent comes on.
Nigel Hasselbaink takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nigel Hasselbaink by Greg Tansey.
Marley Watkins goes off and Nick Ross comes on.
Alan Mannus takes the free kick.
Foul by Richie Foran on Brian Easton, free kick awarded.
Graeme Shinnie restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Lee Croft on Graeme Shinnie, free kick awarded.
The ball is swung over by Richie Foran.
(St Johnstone) makes a substitution, with Lee Croft coming on for Chris Millar.
Tom Scobbie crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ross Draper on Nigel Hasselbaink.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon.
Unfair challenge on Marley Watkins by Gary McDonald results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Dean Brill.
Foul by Stevie May on Josh Meekings, free kick awarded.
Shot by Stevie May.
Nigel Hasselbaink gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Warren.
Header at goal by Nigel Hasselbaink goes over the bar.
David Wotherspoon takes a shot.
Graeme Shinnie crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Brian Easton challenges Marley Watkins unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Centre by David Wotherspoon.
David Raven sends in a cross.
Gary McDonald sends in a cross.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The half-time whistle blows.
Aaron Doran produces a cross.
Aaron Doran delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on Nigel Hasselbaink by David Raven results in a free kick.
Shot by David Mackay. Dean Brill parries the effort to safety.
Chris Iwelumo on for Patrick Cregg.
David Wotherspoon fouled by Graeme Shinnie, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by Tom Scobbie.
Unfair challenge on Gary McDonald by Marley Watkins results in a free kick.
Richie Foran is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Doran by David Wotherspoon.
The ball is delivered by Aaron Doran.
David Raven takes a shot.
Tom Scobbie comes on in place of Frazer Wright.
Free kick crossed by Graeme Shinnie.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Wotherspoon on Marley Watkins.
Marley Watkins is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
The referee books David Wotherspoon for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marley Watkins by Chris Millar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nigel Hasselbaink on Gary Warren.
Foul by Chris Millar on Graeme Shinnie, free kick awarded.
Brian Easton restarts play with the free kick.
Greg Tansey challenges Patrick Cregg unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by David Raven.
Nigel Hasselbaink challenges David Raven unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Stevie May by Gary Warren results in a free kick.
Nigel Hasselbaink has an effort at goal. Dean Brill catches the ball.
Chris Millar restarts play with the free kick.
Billy McKay challenges Frazer Wright unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Marley Watkins delivers the ball.
Corner taken by David Wotherspoon from the left by-line.
The ball is delivered by Richie Foran.
Unfair challenge on Ross Draper by Patrick Cregg results in a free kick.
Greg Tansey takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Patrick Cregg on Greg Tansey.
Alan Mannus restarts play with the free kick.
David Raven is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Ross Draper has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
The ball is sent over by Marley Watkins.
Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.
Gary McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Graeme Shinnie.
Chris Millar delivers the ball.
Unfair challenge on David Wotherspoon by Ross Draper results in a free kick.
Aaron Doran crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Chris Millar challenges Aaron Doran unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.
Cregg understands old friend Hughes
St Johnstone midfielder Paddy Cregg knows the loyalty and determination John Hughes will inspire in opponents Inverness having remained friends with his former boss.
Cregg played under Hughes at Falkirk and Hibernian and has kept in touch with the Inverness manager despite being released by Hughes after his first season at Easter Road.
But the friendship will go out of the window when Caley Thistle visit McDiarmid Park on Saturday.
Cregg said: "John Hughes was very good to me. I'd class him a friend and I class him a very good man, and I'm glad he is back in football. He's a very good guy, but that goes out of the window on Saturday.
"He is very likeable and very fair and honest with you.
"I speak to him the odd time, just wishing him luck. And knowing when he was out of football, I would see how he was.
"He was very good to me over the years, so that's the way it is."
Cregg is determined to get victory as sixth-placed Saints look to close the gap on the Highlanders to three points.
"We finished third last season and we definitely want to finish in the top six again this season and Saturday is a great chance to close the gap on Inverness," Cregg said. "This is a game we feel we need to get three points from."
The Irishman added: "I have been in and out so I want to get in the team and stay in the team and do as well for the team as possible. That's my main objective now."
Inverness boss John Hughes admits he may have cost Graeme Shinnie his place in Gordon Strachan's squad for next month's friendly clash in Poland.
The Dark Blues manager has called up Dundee United left-back Andrew Robertson, but Hughes insists his defender Shinnie is better.
However, the Caley Thistle boss admits playing the 22-year-old out of position may have played into the hands of Arabs youngster Robertson.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's game, Hughes told CaleyJagsTV: "The boy Robertson at United has been called up and he is a wonderful footballer who will have a great career, so it's a great decision to call him up to the Scotland squad.
"But at this moment in time, is he better than Graeme Shinnie? No he's not. The reason I feel that way is because I'm the manager of Inverness and I am biased.
"Maybe Gordon has not had the chance to see him because he's only played left-back three times since I came to the club. Graeme is that versatile that he's been playing right-back or in midfield. But he's been getting man-of-the-match awards playing in those positions.
"Now we are seeing him at left back you can see him rampaging up and down that line, getting crosses in. He's just a great footballer.
"There is no doubt he has a massive career in front of him and hopefully it will be for Inverness for a long time."
And Hughes appealed to Strachan to give Shinnie more thought before naming his next squad.
He joked: "My message to Gordon - who is a good friend of mine and who plays at the same golf club as I do - is that if he doesn't get Graeme in the squad he won't be getting a game of golf next time.
"He is worth a look at and that is all I'm saying. I'm quite sure Graeme will be on Gordon's radar. I'm just banging the drum for Inverness and Graeme. I have been in the game for 25 years and I will say it: Graeme Shinnie is one of the best left-backs in Scotland."
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