Glentoran 1-2 Saints (9.7.16)

St. Johnstone kicked off their pre season with a 2-1 win against Northern Irish Premiership side Glentoran managed by former Saintee Alan Kernaghan.

Steven MacLean opened the scoring after only two minutes but The Glens equalised thanks to a 20-yard effort from Chris Lavery. However, with 9 minutes left, substitute Chris Kane beat the advancing home goalkeeper to fire the winner from just inside the box.

Team lines:

Glentoran: Trialist, Hamill, Magee, Addis, Redman, Lavery, Harmon, Caldwell, Nelson, Smith, O'Flynn. Subs: Morris, Trialist, Birney, Trialist, McAuley, McLaren, Gaw, Ritchie, Cafolla, Shaw, Newell.

Saints: Clark, Watson, Anderson, Shaughnessy, Easton, Alston, Paton, Craig, Swanson, Cummins, MacLean. Subs: M. Hurst (GK), Thomson, McKay, Comrie, Kane, McCawl, Millar, Scobbie, Gordon, Coulson.