Motherwell 1-2 St Johnstone: Steven Hammell says hosts 'need surgery'

Motherwell 1-2 St Johnstone: Steven Hammell says hosts 'need surgery'

Interim manager Steven Hammell says the Motherwell squad "needs time and a lot of work" after they lost to a late St Johnstone goal. Hammell is among the candidates to replace Graham Alexander, but having won his opening game at St Mirren, his team were sloppy and ineffective in Scottish Premiership defeat at home. St Johnstone deservedly led through Jamie Murphy and they snatched victory with Stevie May's 94th-minute strike after Motherwell levelled three minutes earlier with a Graham Carey own goal. "It's difficult," Hammell said. "I'll maybe speak to [the club hierarchy] just now and see where we're at. "It doesn't change the fact that if the club have seen enough, we've had one week and two games to work with a team that needs time and a lot …
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