SPFL Development League | Kilmarnock 6-3 St Johnstone

SPFL Development League | Kilmarnock 6-3 St Johnstone

in Match Reports November 7, 2017

There were goals galore at Rugby Park as Kilmarnock's U20s beat St Johnstone 6-3 in a thrilling contest.

Alex Samizadeh wasted little time, scoring in the opening minute after heading home from Josh Jeffries' corner.

Denny Johnstone drew Saints level with a clever finish after a neat move but that's as good as it got for the visitors.

A wonderful free kick from central defender Daniel Higgins crashed in off the bar in what was the best goal of the evening. 

And Will Graham ensured Andy Millen's men had a two-goal advantage at the interval after striking from distance past Ben MacKenzie in the Saints goal.

Saints hit back right after the restart through Craig Thomson but Innes Cameron restored Killie's advantage following fine centre forward play.

Another fine shot from distance saw Graham grab his second of the evening before Cameron claimed his second of the evening with a tap in.

Alastair Gilchrist rounded off an eventful night after Curtis Lyle was unable to hold the initial shot but Saints were well beaten as Killie celebrated their first home league win of the campaign.