ST MIRREN boss Jim Goodwin was despatched off for CELEBRATING his aspect’s late winner in opposition to Rangers within the Betfred Cup.
Conor McCarthy scored a dramatic stoppage time winner to seal the 3-2 victory for the Buddies.
St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin is distributed to the standsCredit score: Getty
It is understood Goodwin was proven pink for this gesture
And it ensured the Paisley aspect have been the primary to inflict defeat on the Gers in all competitions this season.
Nonetheless, Goodwin was despatched to the stands by referee David Dickinson amid the celebrations for the purpose.
And talking on Premier Sports after full-time, the St Mirren boss insisted he was proven pink for celebrating.
He stated: “It is the primary time in my managerial profession that I have been a proven a pink card.
“I do not thoughts being proven a pink card for being pissed off however I have been despatched off for celebrating, and it is actually, actually disappointing.
“It has form of put slightly little bit of a dampener on issues however I will attempt to not let it have an effect on me an excessive amount of now.
“We’ll get pleasure from this second and we’ll speak about that tomorrow.”
St Mirren have been thought-about to be the underdogs going into the Betfred Cup quarter-final conflict with Rangers.
Steven Gerrard‘s man have been fast to ascertain their dominance on the sport and took the lead after simply seven minutes.
After choosing up the ball, Connor Goldson took it previous a number of defenders earlier than firing residence.
The Buddies steadily began to play their approach again into the sport nevertheless and have been rewarded with a penalty shortly earlier than half-time.
Jamie McGrath calmly transformed it to deliver the rating stage, earlier than firing St Mirren forward lower than 10 minutes into the second half.
Rangers thought they have been heading for extra-time when Steven Davis equalised with simply minutes to go earlier than the top of regulation time.
Nonetheless, McCarthy was finally in a position to seal the victory for the house aspect along with his late winner and e book their place within the Betfred Cup semi-final.
Goodwin admitted it will take some time for the outcome to completely settle in for him.
He stated: “It will take a couple of hours for that one to sink in. Conceding the equaliser so late within the recreation after we’ve put a lot into it, you concern the worst.
“However for the boys to simply preserve going the best way they did and to attain within the method that we did was improbable. It was an actual monumental effort from everybody.”
Goodwin celebrates the win at full-timeCredit score: Willie Vass – The Solar