One of the biggest games that will take place in the Scottish Premiership this weekend is the game between Celtic and St Johnstone on Sunday.
The game is intriguing as Celtic are in the middle of a poor run, whilst the opposite is true of St Johnstone, who are currently unbeaten in 10 games.
One reason for St Johnstone’s good form recently is the performances of striker Stevie May. A few seasons ago, whilst struggling at Aberdeen, it looked like maybe May’s best days were behind him. However, this season especially he has been like a player re-born.
Already surpassed last season’s goal tally
Last season he scored seven goals in 27 games in all competitions. He has already surpassed that total for this season, where he has scored nine goals in 17 games. That is an excellent goal return for the 28-year-old.
You have to imagine that May will be relishing the prospect of taking on a Celtic defence that is struggling at the moment.
Will be key to a rare St Johnstone victory
St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson will be telling his players to get the ball to May as often as possible, as he will be looking to add to his goal tally for the season.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon will be well-aware of the problems that May can pose, and he will be looking for his defenders to handle the threat in a way that they haven’t been able to in recent fixtures.
The games promises to be an intriguing one, as St Johnstone might well fancy their chances of a rare victory at Celtic Park. If that is going to happen, then May will be one of the most important players on the pitch.