Jason Scotland scored twice as St Johnstone eased through to the CIS Insurance Cup second round with victory over East Fife at McDiarmid Park.
Martin Hardie and Jason Scotland scores Saints' goals
Visiting striker John Martin was a major threat in the first half, but new Saints signing Derek Young set up Scotland to score after the break.
Martin Hardie's looping cross drifted straight in two minutes later.
Scotland made it 3-0 after being put clean through by Peter MacDonald before a scrappy reply by Craig O'Reilly.
St Johnstone: Halliwell, Lawrie, Stanic, McManus, Rutkiewicz, Dyer (Young 46), Mensing, Hardie, Milne (MacDonald 46), Scotland (Jackson 79), Sheerin.
Subs Not Used: Stevenson, Cuthbert.
Goals: Scotland 60, Hardie 62, Scotland 70.
East Fife: Iain Ross, Smith, Linton, Jonathan Smart, McGowan, Courts, Blackadder, Jablonski, Crabbe (Ritchie 28), Martin (O'Reilly 67), Gordon (Craig Smart 67).
Subs Not Used: Fortune, Dodds.
Goal: O'Reilly 76.
Ref: J Underhill