St Mirren beat Kilmarnock on penalties in League Cup

St Mirren beat Kilmarnock on penalties in League Cup

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Jamie MacDonald produced a brilliant reaction save to deny Danny Mullen from close range

St Mirren beat Kilmarnock 3-2 on penalties after an exciting Scottish League Cup opener finished goalless.

Lee Erwin ought to have netted for Killie after 12 minutes, but it was the youthful, dynamic Buddies who created the better opportunities.

Jack Baird blazed over with the goal at his mercy in the second half after Danny Mullen, Cammy Smith and Jordan Kirkpatrick spurned big chances.

Mullen scored the decisive spot-kick, earning Alan Stubbs’ side two points.

It means the former Hibernian and Rotherham United boss begins his tenure in Paisley with victory.

Steve Clarke’s Kilmarnock finish the evening with a solitary point in Group H.

More to follow.

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July 13, 2018 at 02:06PM

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