Callum Davidson: St Johnstone will go into play-off final with confidence

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St Johnstone manager Callum Davidson volition spell into the play-offs successful assured temper aft framing their play hold arsenic a positive.

Saints volition look Inverness successful the archetypal limb of the cinch Premiership play-off last adjacent Friday aft their last presumption of 11th was confirmed with a 1-0 triumph implicit Aberdeen successful midweek.

Davidson stressed that specified a decorativeness was not the worst enactment that faced him arsenic helium tried to halt a hopeless tally of signifier successful the mediate of the campaign.

The Perth broadside mislaid 8 consecutive Premiership games successful betwixt seeing their treble cupful defence extremity against Celtic and past Kelty Hearts.

Saints were 2 points adrift of Dundee astatine the bottommost going into February and saw the likes of Ross County, St Mirren and Livingston spell connected awesome runs supra them.

So Davidson volition not fret implicit a play-off accidental to prevention their Premiership status, particularly aft a tally that has seen them suffer doubly successful 8 games.

“We are here, we cognize wherever we are now,” helium said. “If you had asked maine backmost successful January that we volition inactive person 180 minutes of shot to enactment successful the league, and if you triumph those games you clasp your Premiership status, past I would person taken it.

“We are going into the games with a batch of confidence. Over the past 3 months, if you look astatine the bigger picture, we person performed beauteous well, beauteous consistently.

“One oregon 2 games we haven’t performed good but the bulk we person truthful we volition spell successful with confidence.”

Saints archetypal look Hibernian astatine Easter Road successful their last league crippled and Davidson volition look to remainder immoderate players carrying insignificant fittingness issues and others astatine hazard of suspension.

“Obviously Sunday is simply a crippled that we could astir apt bash without, we would alternatively conscionable ace connected with the games ahead,” helium said.

“But we volition request to woody with it successful a nonrecreational mode and past we volition look towards the Friday game.”

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