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Motherwell 1 St Johnstone 2: Dramatic Stevie May winner sparks joyous scenes for Saints

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Super Stevie May prodded in a dramatic late St Johnstone winner at Fir Park.The experienced homegrown forward was alert right at the death to bank a valuable three points.Jamie Murphy had come back to haunt his old club in the opening half to hoist the Saints ahead with a neat finish.That had looked to be enough but Motherwell bundled in a 90th minute leveller.But the Perth men failed to throw in the towel and May managed to guide over the line in the fourth minute of stoppage time before whipping his top off in celebration.It is a victory that moves Callum Davidson’s men up the league table to sixth.Early doors, Graham Carey was quick to show off his range of passing skill when sending Drey Wright down the right channel with a sweet outside-of-the-boot ball.

The cross, with Alex Mitchell waiting to pounce, was blocked.Not long after, from a well-worked corner, Melker Hallberg flighted into the path of Carey at the edge of the box.

His connection was crisp but a sea of home defenders blocked progress.Motherwell did soon threaten when Sean Goss, who spent time on loan at Saints previously, dragged a shot from distance wide of the post.

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