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Live Match Preview – St Mirren vs Motherwell 24.02.2021

Team news and stats for St Mirren vs Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership on Wednesday (kick off 6pm).

Team news

St Mirren Five players will be missing again as they host Motherwell on Wednesday night.

Forwards Eamonn Brophy (fractured foot), Kristian Dennis (Achilles) and Collin Quaner (knee) remain alongside midfielders Jamie McGrath (dislocated shoulder) and Jake Doyle-Hayes (ankle).

Former Huddersfield forward Quaner could make his comeback against Ross County on Saturday.

Motherwell Full-back Stephen O’Donnell is back from suspension, but Graham Alexander could still be without 14 players for the trip to Paisley.


Motherwell defender Stephen O’Donnell says they cannot let their position in the Scottish Premiership table affect their performances

Mark O’Hara and Allan Campbell remain in doubt because of the illness as Declan Gallagher (hamstring) is out.

Bevis Mugabi (shoulder), Steven Lawless (knee), Liam Grimshaw (illness), Sherwin Seedorf (knee) are sidelined along with recent signings Eddie Nolan, Sam Foley and Harry Smith, as well as long-term absentees Trevor Carson, Charles Dunne, Liam Donnelly and Scott Fox (all knees).

Opta Statistics

  • St. Mirren is undefeated in three league games with Motherwell (W2 D1) since a 3-0 loss in December 2019.
  • Motherwell has not lost any of his last four Scottish Premiership visits to St. Mirren (W3 D1) since his 2-1 loss in May 2015.
  • Motherwell has scored on his last nine league visits to St. Mirren. They had scored on 10 consecutive visits to a Scottish Premiership opposition just once before, against Aberdeen in February 2008.
  • Jonathan Obika of St. Mirren has been directly involved in three goals in the previous six league games (2 goals and 1 assist), as much as he has been in the first 22 league games this season (3 goals).
  • Motherwell has conceded nine penalty goals, more than any other team in the Scottish Premiership this season.

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