Partick Thistle 0-0 St Johnstone

17 January 2009 06:34
St Johnstone stretched their unbeaten run to 15 games and maintained their lead at the of Division One.Saints started brightly and almost scored after eight minutes when Paul Sheerin's crafty chip was brilliantly tipped over by keeper Jonny Tuffey.The Northern Irish stopper continued to keep the visitors at bay with a string of fine saves in blustery conditions.Ten minutes from time, Thistle's Simon Donnelly saw his shot brilliantly headed off the line by Gary Irvine.Partick: Jonathan Tuffey, Paton, Twaddle, Storey, Kinniburgh, Archibald, Chaplain (McKeown 65), Rowson, Doohlan (McKinlay 73), Donnelly (Roberts 81), Harkins. Subs Not Used: Hinchcliffe, Little.Booked: Paton, Kinniburgh.St Johnstone: Main, Irvine, Hanlon, Morris, Rutkiewicz, McCaffrey, Swankie (Millar 60), Craig (Moon 81), Holmes, Jackson (Samuel 69), Sheerin. Subs Not Used: McLean, Anderson.Booked: Sheerin, Craig, Irvine, McCaffrey.Att: 3,353Ref: C Allan (Scotland).

Source: BBC_Sport