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  • Date:18 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Victoria Park
  • Attendance:3,609
  • Arquin (68) Kiss (73)
Goal!

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The final whistle is blown by the referee.

93:38 +3.38

Free kick crossed by Richard Brittain.

93:21 +3.21

Andrew Robertson receives a yellow card.

93:13 +3.13

Unfair challenge on Alex Cooper by Andrew Robertson results in a free kick.

91:12 +1.12

John Rankin restarts play with the free kick.

91:07 +1.07

John Rankin fouled by Jordan Slew, the ref awards a free kick.

88:40

Free kick crossed by Richard Brittain.

88:17

Alex Cooper joins the action as a substitute, replacing Graham Carey.

87:50

John Rankin is booked.

87:46

Unfair challenge on Graham Carey by John Rankin results in a free kick.

86:43

Yoann Arquin goes off and Melvin De Leeuw comes on.

86:21

Calum Butcher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Brittain.

85:32

Rocco Quinn replaces Filip Kiss.

81:59

Stuart Armstrong is ruled offside.

80:19

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nadir Ciftci by Michael Tidser.

79:10

Andrew Robertson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

79:06

Gary Mackay-Steven fouled by Richard Brittain, the ref awards a free kick.

77:59

Graham Carey restarts play with the free kick.

77:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Watson on Michael Tidser.

77:07

Corner from the right by-line taken by Graham Carey.

76:49

A cross is delivered by Jordan Slew.

75:56

Michael Tidser fouled by Stuart Armstrong, the ref awards a free kick.

74:37

Filip Kiss gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nadir Ciftci.

73:59

Filip Kiss grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Ross County 3-0 Dundee Utd.

73:00

Corner taken by Gary Mackay-Steven from the right by-line.

71:44

John Rankin crosses the ball in from the free kick.

71:39

Ben Gordon concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Mackay-Steven.

69:49

John Rankin takes the free kick.

69:36

Stuart Armstrong joins the action as a substitute, replacing Morgaro Gomis.

69:16

Filip Kiss handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

68:10

Yoann Arquin slots the ball right footed into the goal. Ross County 2-0 Dundee Utd.Jordan Slew provided the assist for the goal.

66:51

Graham Carey has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

66:42

Shot by Evangelos Ikonomou.

64:12

Calum Butcher is cautioned by the ref for dissent.

62:13

Free kick taken by Keith Watson.

62:07

Unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis by Michael Tidser results in a free kick.

61:15

The offside flag is raised against Farid El Alagui.

59:25

Shot by John Rankin.

58:47

Richard Brittain restarts play with the free kick.

58:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Dillon on Yoann Arquin.

58:04

Nadir Ciftci takes a fantastic shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

56:18

The ball is delivered by Morgaro Gomis.

54:08

The ball is delivered by Evangelos Ikonomou.

52:48

Nadir Ciftci on for Chris Erskine.

52:23

Corner taken by Richard Brittain.

51:50

Graham Carey takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

51:04

Free kick crossed by Graham Carey.

50:41

Foul by Gary Mackay-Steven on Jordan Slew, free kick awarded.

49:07

Richard Brittain takes the free kick.

48:59

Foul by Morgaro Gomis on Richard Brittain, free kick awarded.

48:01

The ball is delivered by Keith Watson.

46:12

Chris Erskine gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Graham Carey.

45:38

Brian McLean takes the free kick.

45:34

Farid El Alagui concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian McLean.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

44:47

Free kick crossed by Richard Brittain.

The half-time whistle blows.

44:24

Graham Carey fouled by Paul Paton, the ref awards a free kick.

42:40

John Rankin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Tidser.

42:10

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Tidser on Gary Mackay-Steven.

41:01

Corner taken by Graham Carey.

40:30

Filip Kiss has an effort at goal.

38:57

Yoann Arquin challenges John Rankin unfairly and gives away a free kick.

38:33

Free kick taken by Michael Tidser.

38:24

Morgaro Gomis challenges Yann Songo'o unfairly and gives away a free kick.

37:12

Corner taken by Gary Mackay-Steven from the left by-line.

33:36

Michael Fraser takes the free kick.

33:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Farid El Alagui on Brian McLean.

32:23

Radoslaw Cierzniak takes the free kick.

31:51

Yoann Arquin is shown a yellow card.

31:03

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

29:40

The ball is crossed by Yoann Arquin.

29:16

Free kick taken by Richard Brittain.

28:37

Jordan Slew fouled by Calum Butcher, the ref awards a free kick.

28:05

Farid El Alagui has a headed effort at goal.

27:04

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

25:55

Keith Watson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

25:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Graham Carey on Paul Paton.

23:29

Corner from the left by-line taken by Gary Mackay-Steven.

22:24

Corner taken by Graham Carey from the left by-line.

21:57

Jordan Slew takes a brilliant shot.

18:17

Graham Carey shoots direct from the free kick and clears the bar.

17:06

Foul by Calum Butcher on Jordan Slew, free kick awarded.

14:43

Michael Fraser takes the free kick.

14:40

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gary Mackay-Steven.

13:43

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Slew by Morgaro Gomis.

13:04

Free kick taken by Yann Songo'o.

11:46

Shot by Farid El Alagui. Michael Fraser catches the ball.

11:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordan Slew on Morgaro Gomis.

10:50

The ball is swung over by Andrew Robertson.

10:01

Graham Carey produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

9:10

Calum Butcher concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Slew.

5:34

Calum Butcher restarts play with the free kick.

5:22

Unfair challenge on John Rankin by Michael Tidser results in a free kick.

5:06

Farid El Alagui gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Evangelos Ikonomou.

3:15

Farid El Alagui takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

2:51

Farid El Alagui takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Michael Fraser parries the ball away.

2:22

The assistant referee signals for offside against Farid El Alagui.

0:50

Corner taken by Gary Mackay-Steven.

The referee gets the game underway.

Match Preview

Arquin ready to impress Yoann Arquin believes he can be a success in the Scottish Premiership after swapping Notts County for Ross County. The French striker could make his debut against Dundee United on Saturday after signing on Wednesday following a two-week trial period. The 25-year-old scored 13 goals in 65 appearances for the Magpies, where his team-mates included former Ross County midfielder Mark Fotheringham, but was out of the first-team picture in recent weeks. Arquin, speaking through a translator, said: "I want to prove I can help the team. It's a good opportunity for myself and the club to move forward. "Last season I was the top scorer but this season a new manager came, Shaun Derry, and I was training with the reserves, which was a problem for me. "But that's in the past. Now I'm concentrating on Ross County and doing well here. "I have speed, I am good in the air and I can shoot and create goals. "I watched Scottish football on the TV when it was Rangers against Celtic, big games, and my former team-mate at Notts County told me it was good football and it would be good for me. "I have enjoyed it for two weeks and I'm looking forward to the future." Ross County midfielder Stuart Kettlewell begins a three-match suspension after his red card against Partick. Defender Steven Saunders remains on the sidelines with a hamstring injury. Dundee United will be without teenagers John Souttar and Ryan Gauld against County after manager Jackie McNamara sent the pair on a holiday to Spain to avoid burnout. McNamara is also without striker Brian Graham, who has a knee injury. Defender Gavin Gunning is a doubt with a knee problem while Mark Wilson (stomach) and Nadir Ciftci (groin) both have an outside chance of returning from injury. McNamara has warned his side they face a dangerous game in the Highlands when they travel to take on a rejuvenated Ross County. Derek Adams has made five January signings so far and his team have picked up seven points from three Scottish Premiership games this month. The Staggies embarked on a significant upturn in fortunes at the same time last year and ended up finishing fifth in the table, one place above United. And McNamara has told his players to brace themselves for a demanding afternoon in Dingwall. McNamara said: "County are on the up. They had a good fightback last week against Partick Thistle. "And when you add that to the fact they won the derby match the week before then it tells you something. "So we know it will be a very tough afternoon. "There is never an easy game in Dingwall and this weekend will be no different. "Our players know that and they know what to expect. "We've got to be ready to match them in every respect if we want to come back down the road with the kind of result we are after." United won convincingly in Dingwall earlier in the season, a 4-2 triumph started a run of just one defeat in 14 league games But they have failed to win in five games and McNamara insists that game in September will have no bearing on this weekend's meeting. McNamara said: "That was a good day for us. Everything clicked and we won well on the day. "But this is a totally different match and a lot has happened since then. "It's one we want to win and to do that we'll have to do things properly. "That's when we're at our best and we won't change our ways. "We're going there to try and play football and hopefully take our chances."

Formation:442Manager: Derek Adams

Ross County

Formation: 4231Manager: Jackie McNamara

Dundee Utd

  • Michael Fraser
  • Ben Gordon
  • Yann Songo'o
  • Brian McLean
  • Evangelos Ikonomou
  • Richard Brittain
  • Filip Kiss
  • Michael Tidser
  • Graham Carey
  • Jordan Slew
  • Yoann Arquin
  • SUBS
  • Mark Brown
  • Scott Boyd
  • Branislav Micic
  • Rocco Quinn
  • Melvin De Leeuw
  • Gary Glen
  • Alex Cooper

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLWWD
  • Ross County
  • VS
  • Dundee Utd
  • WLLLDD

Last Meetings

  • Dundee Utd
  • 1 - 0
  • Ross County
  • 21/12/2013
  • 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

Ross County

  • M De Leeuw 4
  • R Brittain 3
  • G Carey 3
  • S Kettlewell 2
  • R Quinn 2
  • F Kiss 2
  • S Boyd 1
  • B Gordon 1
  • S Saunders 1
  • A Cooper 1
  • D Maatsen 1

Dundee Utd

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

Goals

Ross County

    • Total goals 62
    • Goals per game 23
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dundee Utd

    • Total goals 78
    • Goals per game 39
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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