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  • Date:21 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Tannadice Park
  • Attendance:8,029
Goal!

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The referee signals the end of the game.

92:23 +2.23

Corner from the left by-line taken by Stuart Armstrong.

90:22 +0.22

Michael Fraser takes the free kick.

90:07 +0.07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Gordon by Nadir Ciftci.

88:31

Graham Carey produces a cross.

87:08

Shot by Stuart Kettlewell went wide left of the goal.

84:27

The ball is delivered by Graham Carey.

81:29

John Souttar restarts play with the free kick.

81:03

Stuart Kettlewell challenges John Rankin unfairly and gives away a free kick.

80:36

Darren Maatsen joins the action as a substitute, replacing Rocco Quinn.

80:26

(Ross County) makes a substitution, with Steven Ross coming on for Kevin Luckassen.

80:06

Shot by John Rankin cleared the net.

77:13

Free kick taken by Stuart Kettlewell.

77:01

Paul Paton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin Luckassen.

76:33

A cross is delivered by Gary Mackay-Steven.

73:20

Michael Fraser restarts play with the free kick.

73:10

Foul by David Goodwillie on Graham Carey, free kick awarded.

72:22

Corner taken by Mark Wilson.

68:06

Brian McLean takes the free kick.

67:44

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graham Carey by Paul Paton.

67:04

Nadir Ciftci delivers the ball.

66:31

Gary Glen replaces Melvin De Leeuw.

66:15

David Goodwillie takes a shot and cleared the bar.

65:45

Corner from the left by-line taken by Mark Wilson.

64:04

Nadir Ciftci has an effort at goal. Michael Fraser parries the ball away.

63:23

Brian Graham leaves the field to be replaced by David Goodwillie.

63:08

Ryan Gauld goes off and Nadir Ciftci comes on.

62:44

Stuart Armstrong produces a cross.

59:12

Paul Paton challenges Kevin Luckassen unfairly and gives away a free kick.

58:33

Corner taken by Ryan Gauld.

56:17

Mark Wilson sends in a cross.

53:22

The official flags Gary Mackay-Steven offside.

51:48

Stuart Armstrong sends in a cross.

51:07

Corner taken by Mark Wilson from the left by-line.

50:28

Corner taken by Mark Wilson.

48:52

Richard Brittain takes the free kick.

48:40

Unfair challenge on Stuart Kettlewell by John Rankin results in a free kick.

47:19

Shot by John Rankin went over the net.

The second half has started.

The match has reached half-time.

44:27

Foul by Brian Graham on Brian McLean, free kick awarded.

43:27

Mark Wilson delivers the ball.

41:43

Corner from the left by-line taken by Mark Wilson.

38:54

Kevin Luckassen booked for unsporting behaviour.

38:45

Kevin Luckassen challenges Gary Mackay-Steven unfairly and gives away a free kick.

37:06

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ryan Gauld.

34:50

Shot by Melvin De Leeuw went wide right of the net.

32:38

Brian Graham restarts play with the free kick.

31:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stuart Armstrong by Stuart Kettlewell.

29:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Luckassen on Paul Paton.

28:10

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ryan Gauld.

27:16

Clearance made by Brian McLean.

26:57

The ball is crossed by Stuart Armstrong.

25:48

Corner from the left by-line taken by Mark Wilson.

24:27

Richard Brittain takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

23:47

Corner taken by Graham Carey.

20:54

The referee blows for offside.

20:02

Richard Brittain crosses the ball in from the free kick.

19:37

Foul by Gavin Gunning on Richard Brittain, free kick awarded.

17:59

Ryan Gauld takes the free kick.

17:24

Stuart Armstrong fouled by Ben Gordon, the ref awards a free kick.

13:17

Andrew Robertson takes the free kick.

13:00

Mihael Kovacevic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stuart Armstrong.

10:25

Brian Graham manages to make a clearance.

10:10

Corner from the left by-line taken by Richard Brittain.

9:14

Michael Fraser takes the free kick.

7:10

Michael Fraser restarts play with the free kick.

6:50

Gavin Gunning gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Graham Carey.

6:27

Corner from the left by-line taken by Mark Wilson.

6:06

A cross is delivered by Paul Paton.

4:52

Graham Carey crosses the ball.

2:33

Corner taken by Mark Wilson from the left by-line.

1:19

Corner from the right by-line taken by Rocco Quinn.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

United not taking County lightly Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara insists his side will show struggling Ross County every respect when they meet in the Scottish Premiership at Tannadice. Second-bottom County have not won in seven games and are one of the many teams to have conceded four goals against United this season. United are widely fancied to take full points again this weekend and continue their own recent run of fine form after netting 21 goals in five games. However, McNamara insists it will not be easy and he would never take the visitors from the Highlands lightly. He said: "County will come here looking for a positive result. "Even though results haven't been going their way recently, they're still a capable side. They've got some good players who will be wanting to try and get back to winning ways. "So we will be showing them every respect as we do every team in the league. "There are no easy games in this league and we know we'll have to play well to win this one." United's fans have been treated to a glut of goals in recent weeks which has seen them move up into third top place in the table. And McNamara hopes another bumper crowd can turn out to roar his side on to victory. He said: "The fans can play their part. "They've been enjoying what they've been watching recently which is what it's all about. "It always helps when there's a big crowd inside Tannadice with a good atmosphere. The players respond to it and hopefully it's another successful day for everyone. "We have a style of play which we stick to and that is what has brought us success." United are the form team in the country but McNamara is adamant his players will not get carried away. He said: "They're a level-headed bunch of lads. "The younger ones have all been getting a lot of praise this season, but they are just focused on playing their football and helping the team get results. "Things are going well just now and we want that to continue. "It's through hard work that we are getting our rewards. "That's the way we approach it and that will never change." Gavin Gunning hopes to overcome a knee injury in time to play and fellow defender Keith Watson is bidding to shake off a leg knock. County midfielder Marc Klok drops out of the squad with a shin knock and joins defender Steven Saunders (hamstring) on the sidelines. However, Branislav Micic returns from a hamstring problem and County have no other injury problems. County are likely to attempt to soak up the pressure that is sure to come their way at Tannadice and try to hit United on the break. "You have to deal with the threats that they have got and they have very good threats," manager Derek Adams said. "But they do take chances, they get forward in numbers. "If they lose possession we have to see if we can exploit the areas where they are short. But every game in this division is difficult for us and we have shown over the last year how well we can do."

Formation:4231Manager: Jackie McNamara

Dundee Utd

Formation: 4231Manager: Derek Adams

Ross County

  • Radoslaw Cierzniak
  • Mark Wilson
  • John Souttar
  • Gavin Gunning
  • Andrew Robertson
  • Paul Paton
  • John Rankin
  • Gary Mackay-Steven
  • Ryan Gauld
  • Stuart Armstrong
  • Brian Graham
  • SUBS
  • Sean Dillon
  • David Goodwillie
  • Chris Erskine
  • Ryan Dow
  • Nadir Ciftci
  • Marc McCallum
  • Morgaro Gomis

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WDWWWW
  • Dundee Utd
  • VS
  • Ross County
  • LLLDLL

Last Meetings

  • Ross County
  • 2 - 4
  • Dundee Utd
  • 15/09/2013
  • Ross County
  • 1 - 0
  • Dundee Utd
  • 26/04/2013
  • Dundee Utd
  • 1 - 1
  • Ross County
  • 26/01/2013
  • Ross County
  • 1 - 2
  • Dundee Utd
  • 24/11/2012
  • Dundee Utd
  • 0 - 0
  • Ross County
  • 14/09/2012

Top Scorers

Dundee Utd

  • S Armstrong 6
  • R Gauld 5
  • G Mackay-Steven 4
  • N Ciftci 4
  • A Robertson 3
  • B Graham 2
  • K Watson 2
  • D Goodwillie 2
  • P Paton 1
  • J Rankin 1
  • C Erskine 1

Ross County

  • M De Leeuw 4
  • R Brittain 3
  • S Kettlewell 2
  • R Quinn 2
  • G Carey 2
  • S Saunders 1
  • D Maatsen 1

Goals

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 45
    • Goals per game 33
  • 2 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Ross County

    • Total goals 29
    • Goals per game 17
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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