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The referee signals the end of the game.
Nadir Ciftci scores with a right foot finish. Dundee Utd 3-2 St Mirren.
The referee blows for offside against Nadir Ciftci.
Shot by John Rankin missed to the right of the net.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan Dow.
Brian Graham takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
John Rankin takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Marian Kello safely holds on.
Gary Teale is brought on as a substitute for Paul McGowan.
Stuart Armstrong slots the ball right footed into the goal. Dundee Utd 2-2 St Mirren.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Rankin by Paul McGowan.
Corner taken by Nadir Ciftci.
Josh Magennis restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart Armstrong on Kenny McLean.
Brian Graham slots the ball right footed into the goal. Dundee Utd 1-2 St Mirren.Assist by Ryan Dow.
Andrew Robertson receives a yellow card for dissent.
Free kick taken by John Souttar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Rankin by Conor Newton.
Marian Kello takes the free kick.
Paul Paton leaves the field to be replaced by Brian Graham.
Darren McGregor fouled by John Rankin, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Ryan Dow from the right by-line.
Gavin Gunning takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Corner taken by Gregg Wylde.
Marian Kello restarts play with the free kick.
Stuart Armstrong is ruled offside.
Ryan Dow replaces Farid El Alagui.
Stuart Armstrong on for Ryan Gauld.
Free kick taken by Gavin Gunning.
Foul by Conor Newton on John Rankin, free kick awarded.
Gary Teale replaces Jason Naismith.
Shot by Steven Thompson missed to the right of the target.
The referee blows for offside against Farid El Alagui.
Free kick taken by John Rankin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren McGregor on Ryan Gauld.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Nadir Ciftci fouled by Josh Magennis, the ref awards a free kick.
Josh Magennis produces a cross.
Gary Mackay-Steven has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Steven Thompson grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Dundee Utd 0-2 St Mirren.
Kenny McLean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Mackay-Steven.
Corner taken by Kenny McLean.
The ball is delivered by Keith Watson.
Gary Mackay-Steven crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Marc McAusland gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Gauld.
Free kick crossed by Kenny McLean.
Paul Paton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul McGowan.
Free kick taken by Andrew Robertson.
Paul McGowan challenges Andrew Robertson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Paul McGowan takes a shot.
Header at goal by Nadir Ciftci misses to the right.
Paul McGowan heads the ball into the goal. Dundee Utd 0-1 St Mirren.Assist on the goal came from Marc McAusland.
Paul McGowan takes the free kick.
Foul by Gavin Gunning on Paul McGowan, free kick awarded.
Kenny McLean restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kenny McLean by John Rankin.
Steven Thompson takes a shot. Radoslaw Cierzniak safely holds on.
Conor Newton takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.
The referee blows for offside against Paul McGowan.
The ball is delivered by Sean Kelly.
Jason Naismith takes the free kick.
Andrew Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Magennis.
The game kicks-off.
United unchanged for Buddies clash
Dundee United are set to have an unchanged squad for their Scottish Premiership contest with St Mirren at Tannadice.
Midfielder Ryan Gauld returned from a hip problem when he came off the bench midway through the second half of United's midweek defeat by St Johnstone.
John Souttar was again an unused substitute after being troubled by an Achilles injury while fellow defender Curtis Good (hip) remains out.
Full-back Keith Watson is determined to bounce back quickly from their derby defeat and not repeat their long run without victory earlier this year.
Jackie McNamara's side secured six consecutive victories in a row before Christmas but they failed to win in the subsequent seven games, with their barren run starting with a 4-1 defeat at St Mirren Park on Boxing Day.
Watson is therefore eager to triumph against St Mirren to make sure they do not get stuck in a similar rut.
"That was the turning point the last time," he said of the St Mirren defeat. "We have been working hard and have definitely learnt from that.
"Hopefully we can put things right on Saturday and show the fans it's not going to happen again.
"You get setbacks. We know it was a poor result on Wednesday but we just need to look to win the next game.
"The St Mirren game was just one of those games. I got sent off and we lost a quick goal afterwards. But after that game we were still full of confidence and knew we had good players who can win games. It just didn't happen for a while and we can't let that happen this time."
St Mirren boss Danny Lennon may have to do without former Manchester United midfielder Eric Djemba-Djemba.
The Cameroon international is struggling with a tight groin, but Gary Teale is back in the squad ahead of the Scottish Premiership clash at Tannadice after recovering from a bone problem.
Still out for the Buddies are hernia victim David van Zanten and skipper Jim Goodwin, who completes a two-game ban.
Saints are trying to battle away from the relegation play-off spot but striker Josh Magennis is certain they will survive.
He said: "If you look at the squad, you have Marian Kello who, for me, is one of the best keepers in the league, then the likes of Kenny McLean, Paul McGowan, John McGinn, Conor Newton, Steven Thompson - a variety of players who would be a big loss to this league. They are too good to go down.
"The club also has a fantastic fanbase, a great training ground and a great stadium. It is a very well-run club and we just need the performances to match what is going on in the background now."
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