St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson expects a tough test when his team travels to Dingwall to take on Ross County this afternoon.

St Johnstone go into the game on the back of a goalless draw against Hamilton. A game in which they dominated but failed to find the back of the net. Meanwhile, County go into the match on the back of suprise 2-0 win over Hibernian. That win moved the Dingwall side off the bottom of the Premiership.

Important in battle to avoid drop

Davidson’s side are currently two points ahead of John Hughes’ team in the league table. He feels that the game will be an important one in the battle to avoid relegation.

Hibernian v Ross County - Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership

Ross County defeated Hibernian 2-0 in their last league game (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“The league is kind of split into two at the moment, and every game for me is important. It’s a tough place to go. They’ll be same as Hamilton, same as us. They are fighting, they are scrapping. We’ve got to make sure as we did against Aberdeen (St Johnstone lost 2-1), where I think we were really unlucky, and as we performed today (against Hamilton), and I’ll be happy” he said.

Team needs to take chances

Davidson is confident that the Perth side can get back on the goal trail soon enough to move them away from the relegation battle. However, he does concede that his players need to take their chances.

St. Johnstone v Hamilton Academical - Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership

St Johnstone missed some chances in the recent draw against Hamilton (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“I think if we go up and create as many chances at Ross County as we did today (against Hamilton) then I think we’ll score more. I think strikers need to hit little streaks. Stevie (May) hit a streak earlier in the season. We are probably looking for one of our strikers to do that again” he concluded.

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