TOMMY WRIGHT has said that his St Johnstone side can be the ones to end Celtic’s run of 62 games unbeaten domestically.
It was Wright’s side that last beat Celtic in May 2016 with a 2-1 win at McDiarmid Park and the 54-year-old believes his team can repeat the result of that day.
“We still go into Saturday’s game thinking we can win.
“We have always been capable of throwing up surprise results and Saturday is no different.”
The Saints are currently in a slump, taking only one point from the last four fixtures leaving them in sixth position, level on points with seventh placed Hearts. However, Wright insisted that that his team were calm and collected as they look for an upset against the champions.
“There is no panic. Ultimately, we are not happy with the run we are in.
“We are working hard to get out of it and we will stick together and get our way through it. That’s what we have got to do.”
Wright detailed how his side had to be compact in order to get a result against Brendan Rodgers’ side.
“The key to anything you do against them is what happens when you get the ball.
“You have to be prepared to take the ball and be prepared to play against them.
“If you defend well but keep giving the ball back to them, eventually they will wear you down and very quickly, if they get that first goal, they can score two or three in a short space of time.”
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