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Mark Millar produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Sean Dillon concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Clark. William Gibson takes the free kick.
Derek Lyle comes on in place of Gavin Reilly.
Foul by Sean Dillon on Paul Burns, free kick awarded. William Gibson restarts play with the free kick, Nicky Clark produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Mitchell, clearance made by Gavin Gunning.
Mark Millar joins the action as a substitute, replacing Willo Flood.
Shot from deep inside the area by Michael Gardyne goes over the bar.
Paul Burns has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the right of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Chris Mitchell from the right by-line.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Willo Flood on Paul Burns. Direct free kick taken by Chris Mitchell.
Derek Young takes a shot. Save made by Radoslaw Cierzniak.
Foul by Nicky Clark on Willo Flood, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Sean Dillon.
Nicky Clark takes a shot. Save by Radoslaw Cierzniak. Corner taken right-footed by Chris Mitchell.
Stuart Armstrong replaces Richie Ryan.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gavin Gunning on Gavin Reilly. Direct free kick taken by Chris Mitchell.
Nicky Clark gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Dillon. Free kick taken by Sean Dillon.
Kevin Holt fouled by Willo Flood, the ref awards a free kick. Willo Flood is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by William Gibson.
Kevin Holt concedes a free kick for a foul on Johnny Russell. Sean Dillon takes the free kick.
Paul Burns has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
The referee blows for offside. Sean Dillon restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by William Gibson from the left by-line.
Richie Ryan concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin Reilly. William Gibson has an effort direct from the free kick.
Paul Burns is brought on as a substitute for Stephen McKenna.
Nicky Clark produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Mitchell.
Unfair challenge on William Gibson by Willo Flood results in a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Dillon by Gavin Reilly. Sean Dillon takes the free kick.
Gavin Gunning challenges Nicky Clark unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mark Durnan takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Jon Daly on Chris Higgins, free kick awarded. Kevin Holt restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Rankin by Stephen McKenna. Gavin Gunning takes the free kick. Stephen McKenna goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Mitchell.
Effort on goal by Jon Daly from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
Unfair challenge on William Gibson by John Rankin results in a free kick. Free kick taken by William Gibson.
Inswinging corner taken by William Gibson.
Goal scored by Johnny Russell from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Queen of South 0-1 Dundee Utd.Michael Gardyne provided the assist for the goal.
Stephen McKenna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Gardyne. Sean Dillon takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Ryan by Derek Young. Gavin Gunning restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen McKenna challenges Willo Flood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gavin Gunning takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen McKenna on Johnny Russell. Gavin Gunning takes the direct free kick.
Johnny Russell challenges Stephen McKenna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Robinson.
Corner from right by-line taken by Willo Flood.
Stephen McKenna concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Daly. Free kick taken by Gavin Gunning.
Daniel Carmichael fouled by Michael Gardyne, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen McKenna takes the free kick.
William Gibson takes a inswinging corner.
Brian McLean takes a shot. Save by Lee Robinson.
Foul by Derek Young on Richie Ryan, free kick awarded. Gavin Gunning takes the free kick.
Foul by Mark Durnan on Johnny Russell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Willo Flood.
Johnston set to make changes
Queen of the South manager Allan Johnston looks set to freshen up his in-form side for the clash with Dundee United following a hectic period of games.
The attacking threat of Daniel Orsi and Gavin Reilly look set to start after substitute roles in the 3-0 victory over Brechin on Saturday, with experienced campaigner Derek Young also in line for a return after dropping out of things altogether following the Doonhamers' Ramsdens Cup success against Rangers.
Johnston said: "We have had a few big games recently so hopefully we can be fresh again and ready to go for what will be a really tough tie.
"Dundee United are a quality side and we need to ensure that we match the tempo they will look to impose on the game."
Dundee United midfielder Stuart Armstrong believes the settled environment of Tannadice is the perfect launchpad for his career.
The 20-year-old today extended his contract until May 2015 after establishing himself as a first-team regular with 47 appearances.
Armstrong, who was joined by 22-year-old full-back Keith Watson in prolonging his stay, said: "I want to establish myself as a first-team player and it's a great club to try to make your way in the game.
"I'm happy here, the fans are great and it's a good chance to develop as a player in a competitive league like the SPL so it was an easy option to sign on. It was a good choice, I think."
Watson and Armstrong both started Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Hearts along with fellow youth-team graduates Johnny Russell and Ryan Dow, while 16-year-old Ryan Gauld came off the bench.
Armstrong feels the number of familiar faces in the team can help him adapt.
"We all know what we are capable of, you are comfortable when you know what other players are around you and have had them around you for a while," the Scotland Under-21 international said.
"It puts you at ease when you know what they can do.
"I've spent most of my career here, and a couple of years at first-team level, so it definitely feels like home.
"I'm very comfortable amongst the staff and the boys who have stayed here with me.
"Young players like Ryan Dow, Scotty Allan when he was here, Ross Smith and Dale Hilson have all come up with me so it's good to have the boys you have played with at under-19 level here to help you."
Queen of the South are unbeaten this season and have knocked Hibernian and Rangers out of cup competitions, but Armstrong welcomes the chance to make amends for Saturday at Palmerston.
"It's probably best to have a game so soon to bounce back after the disappointing game against Hearts and we are definitely looking to do that," he said.
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