Stuart Kettlewell has praised his Ross County side after they hit late to secured a big win in Dingwall over Kilmarnock.

It was 0-0 right up until the final minutes of the game, quite surprising given the amount of chances both sides created. Eamonn Brophy, Dario Del Fabro and Connor Johnson had chanced whilst Brian Graham and Lee Erwin went close for County.

Erwin haunted his former side. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Kettlewell’s men got the vital goal to secure a 1-0 victory, with former Killie man Erwin knocking the ball into the net after seeing his initial effort crash off the bar.

Kettlewell says his players deserve all the plaudits after a brilliant win: “I thought we thoroughly deserved it, we were the better team throughout, I genuinely believe that.

“Nathan’s had to make one save in the game which I thought he stood up to well but apart from that I thought we defended exceptionally well. I thought it was a decent game of football. Kilmarnock had there spells but we came out the other end really well.

Kettlewell was buzzing with the Ross County v Kilmarnock outcome (Photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

“It builds a bit of confidence heading into this period towards Christmas. It’s massive for the club. It’s great to piece together two wins in this league because it’s so difficult.

“You take it one game at a time. We’ve had a lot of criticism for the last number of weeks so to win in that dramatic manner always makes you feel good.

“We just need to take care of ourselves now. Obviously St Johnstone beating Hearts with a new manager is a big shock so on their day anybody can beat anybody in this league, taking the Old Firm aside.”

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