Despite their weekend hiccup, St Mirren remain 14 points ahead of Dundee United and many pundits have already declared the Championship promotion race is over.
Dundee’s Craig Wighton is set to continue his comeback from injury in this evening’s Development League clash with Kilmarnock.
Having had a foot in both camps, twice, Gary Bollan will look on with interest when Dundee United and Livingston face off in a vital Championship clash on Friday.
When Csaba Laszlo sits down to work out his starting line-up for Dundee United’s vital trip to Livingston next Friday he knows he’ll need to have a long hard think about it.
Another unwanted free Saturday means by the time Dundee United face Livingston a week tonight they could be 17 points adrift of the top of the Championship.
Csaba Laszlo is desperate to get playmaker Scott Fraser back before the end of the season.
Csaba Laszlo is looking for mental strength from his Dundee United players as they try to put pressure on runaway leaders St Mirren in the closing months of the season.
Defeat at Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup hurt, he’s not pretending otherwise, but Dundee United attacker Paul McMullan believes it also saw his team regain belief.
Dundee United are hopeful of having a specialist central defensive pairing available when they head for Livingston on Friday week.
Csaba Laszlo will be looking for several of his players to continue their weekend form when Dundee United’s Championship hostilities resume at Livingston next week.
From here on in, Dundee United have to go for broke and start every game as if they were already a goal down.
Dundee manager Neil McCann has asked for support from the stands as the Dark Blues battle to find the form that will push them up the table.
Dundee United boss Csaba Laszlo was disappointed by the soft goals conceded but was able to take some consolation from his team’s Scottish Cup defeat at Aberdeen on Sunday.
Dundee United are aiming to put their league woes to one side and pull off a shock in the Scottish Cup.
New signing Steven Caulker is likely to be handed a watching brief when Dundee face Motherwell in the Scottish Cup today.
For once in the modern history of the New Firm, Dundee United will be massive underdogs when they head to Aberdeen on Sunday in the Scottish Cup.
After a spell in the doldrums, Dundee United boss Csaba Laszlo believes his players have the chance to create positive news in the cup at Aberdeen on Sunday.
With season tickets not valid and a morale-sapping home defeat last weekend, if the crowd at Dundee’s Scottish Cup clash with Motherwell at Den Park on Saturday hits 6,000 it can be regarded as a decent turn-out.
Dundee have been strongly linked with a move for one-time England international Steven Caulker.
Dundee United will not be handing Congolese winger Chris Malonga a contract.