Cody Cooke says St Mirren is on a roll that would save them the ache of relegation.
Striker Cooke took a hat-trick as Oran Kearney's group beat Dundee Three-2 at Dens Park on Saturday.
However the consequence was not sufficient to stop the Buddies from ending on the relegation barrage. They may now should battle to outlive within the match from Thursday to Sunday with Dundee United.
However having performed six video games with out defeat, Cooke thinks his group is in form on the excellent time to beat the ball.
He mentioned, "We have now shared emotions. We had been hoping to remain up routinely, however that's not the case.
"Nonetheless, the final six outcomes present that momentum is with us. If we had executed that earlier within the season, we might most likely be a lot increased.
"However this momentum is with us now and this would be the key for each video games with United."
Defeat was not the way in which Dundee, already relegated, needed to retire from the primary division.
And Darren O'Dea was once more in agony, his final sport earlier than his summer time retreat ending with a purple card after 19 minutes.
The previous Celtic and Republic of Eire defender failed to manage the 16-year-old debutant Finlay Robertson's go and was compelled to defeat Brad Lyons because the Saints' striker overflowed his tempo. purpose.
O'Dea acquired a standing ovation from Dens trustworthy, however Performing Head of Authorities James McPake was shocked to see the curtain fall on his good friend's profession in such ignominious circumstances.
He mentioned, "Darren didn’t deserve that for what he did for this membership.
"I don’t need to say that only for what he did on the pitch, he helped these younger guys who performed huge towards St Mirren by teaching them.
"I'm devastated for him the truth is however I’ll settle for it somewhat too, as a result of I believe that a number of weeks in the past, the passage that led to his fault wouldn’t have occurred.
"Darren wouldn’t have been on the ball due to the way in which we had been enjoying on the time.
"For those who take a look at the primary 20 minutes, we had been so snug, so threatening – every thing that got here out of what we labored on all week.
"It's me who requested Finn to attempt to play this fashion if we might. It's soccer, it's unpredictable.
"However I used to be devastated for Darren as a good friend, so he deserved to go together with his head up. He’ll get better, he has lots to supply soccer. "