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Josh Meekings has an effort direct from the free kick.
Dean Brill restarts play with the free kick.
Radoslaw Cierzniak takes the free kick.
Billy McKay challenges Keith Watson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Liam Polworth on for Aaron Doran.
Aaron Doran booked.
Josh Meekings restarts play with the free kick.
Nadir Ciftci is brought on as a substitute for David Goodwillie.
Stuart Armstrong concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Warren.
Shot by Stuart Armstrong. Dean Brill catches the ball.
The ball is swung over by Aaron Doran.
Brian Graham concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Draper.
Graeme Shinnie takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
Header at goal by Billy McKay goes right of the post.
The ball is sent over by Graeme Shinnie.
Nick Ross delivers the ball.
Gary Mackay-Steven delivers the ball.
Daniel Devine joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Raven.
David Goodwillie takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.
Josh Meekings takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by David Goodwillie.
Dean Brill takes the free kick.
Stuart Armstrong gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Draper.
Ryan Dow replaces Chris Erskine.
James Vincent takes a shot and went wide right of the net.
Aaron Doran produces a cross.
Stuart Armstrong gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Foran.
Corner taken by Aaron Doran.
Graeme Shinnie crosses the ball.
Graeme Shinnie produces a cross.
Sean Dillon restarts play with the free kick.
Clearance made by Sean Dillon.
Shot by Nick Ross went wide right of the post.
Andrew Robertson takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Raven on John Rankin.
Corner taken by Aaron Doran from the right by-line.
Chris Erskine takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Dean Brill blocks the ball.
Sean Dillon takes the free kick.
Gary Warren manages to make a clearance.
Chris Erskine crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Clearance by Richie Foran.
Chris Erskine restarts play with the free kick.
Richie Foran challenges Gary Mackay-Steven unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Radoslaw Cierzniak.
Gary Mackay-Steven produces a cross.
Shot by Billy McKay went wide of the left-hand upright.
Calum Butcher takes the free kick.
Keith Watson goes into the book for dissent.
Gary Warren is shown a yellow card.
Foul by Richie Foran on Gary Mackay-Steven, free kick awarded.
Header at goal by Gary Warren goes over the frame of the goal.
Free kick crossed by Aaron Doran.
Nick Ross fouled by Chris Erskine, the ref awards a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Gary Mackay-Steven.
Free kick taken by Graeme Shinnie.
David Goodwillie challenges Graeme Shinnie unfairly and gives away a free kick.
David Goodwillie concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Meekings.
Billy McKay slots the ball right footed into the goal. Dundee Utd 0-1 Inverness CT.Richie Foran provided the assist for the goal.
Josh Meekings sends in a cross.
Ross Draper concedes a free kick for a foul on Stuart Armstrong.
Free kick taken by Paul Paton.
Graeme Shinnie takes a shot. A parry by Radoslaw Cierzniak prevents the goal.
The assistant referee flags for offside against David Goodwillie.
James Vincent takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Andrew Robertson crosses the ball.
McNamara wants home comforts
Manager Jackie McNamara believes Dundee United's home form could be the key to a successful season as the Terrors aim to begin life at Tannadice on a high in Saturday's Scottish Premiership match against Inverness.
The Taysiders struggled to produce the goods in front of their own fans last season and that is one of the areas McNamara wants to focus on during his first full season at the helm.
United got off to a solid start in last Friday's goalless draw with newly-promoted Partick at Firhill and they now turn their attention to the visit of Terry Butcher's Caley Thistle in their first game on home soil of the new SPFL season.
McNamara said: "It's always nice to do well atyour home ground.
"It's important too because that wasn't really the case last season and it's something we have to try and correct.
"Every team wants to win as many matches as possible at home because it breeds confidence for the campaign.
"We gave ourselves a decent start away to Thistle last Friday and now we want to follow that up with a win at Tannadice."
United host free-scoring Inverness who began their campaign in impressive fashion by beating St Mirren 3-0 on the first day.
McNamara admires Butcher for the job he has done in the Highlands but he is more concerned about what his own players do on the day.
He said: "Inverness are always dangerous. Terry has them playing attacking football and they are a threat.
"But we have players as well who we feel can cause opposition teams problems.
"We can take plenty positives from our game with Thistle. The new players have settled in well and we feel we have a good balance.
"We know we have to take the chances which come our way as that can be the difference.
"As I always say to the players, it's about what we do on the day. That won't change and I've got confidence in this group of players."
Inverness boss Terry Butcher has challenged his players to better their efforts from last season after getting off to a flying start to the new campaign.
The Highlanders claimed a convincing 3-0 win against St Mirren to ensure the best possible start to the Scottish Premiership last week.
They needed eight games to claim their first league win last year, before going on to secure an impressive top four finish, and Butcher is determined to ensure the standards do not drop against Dundee United.
He said: "Things can fall into place very quickly but things can also go off the rails very quickly.
"You don't want to slip into an easy frame of mind where you allow things to dip a little bit or possibly veer off course.
"There are still 37 games to go and cup ties to be played.
"It was a great win and a good start in as much as it took us three games to get three points last year and it took us eight games to get the first win.
"So we are ahead of schedule but we want to keep well ahead of where we were last year.
"That will be some feat to achieve but it's a task that we are up to and it's a task we can't wait to get started on."
Butcher has recruited 11 new players and believes the extra competition for places can only boost their hopes of success.
He said: "What I want to do is have the boys who are in the team looking over their shoulders and saying 'If I don't perform this week at Tannadice, then there are players who are hungry, who are training well, that want to take my place'."
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