St Johnstone’s Anderson: We deserved cup final glory

St Johnstone hero Steven Anderson believes the club fully deserved their victory in the weekend’s Scottish Cup final.

St Johnstone hero Steven Anderson believes the club fully deserved their victory in the weekend’s Scottish Cup final.

The 28-year old defender scored the opening goal as the Saints defeated Dundee United 2-0 at Celtic Park on Saturday and felt that the Perth club’s performance thoroughly warranted the result which gave them a first Scottish Cup in their history.

"We deserved that at the end. We got a bit of luck to be fair and I think that's what you need in cup finals,” Anderson said.

"We were in a decent run of form - I know we played well last week - but everybody was focused on the final. But, to be honest, I think we deserved it in the end and it's about time this club won something.

"It was a good year for a testimonial as well, but I'm just delighted for everyone at the club."

Anderson netted in the 45th minute before Steven MacLean wrapped up the triumph six minutes from time.

 
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