Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Unirea Urziceni 1 Dundee United 0

Unirea Urziceni 1 Dundee United 0

Dundee United went down to a narrow defeat to Romanian side Unirea Urziceni in their opening pre-season fixture in Austria.

The only goal of the contest arrived as early as the ninth minute when Marius Onofras controlled a ball over the top from Dinu Todoran and fired beyond Steve Banks.

Most of the Arabs' best opportunities arose before the break. David Goodwillie had a lob ruled out for offside and also drove straight at Unirea goalkeeper Catalin Grigore, while Jon Daly went close with a header from a fine Keith Watson cross.

However, Onofras was denied a second just before half-time as Banks turned away his angled shot.

Manager Peter Houston made multiple changes after the interval, which included German striker Andis Shala appearing at centre-back.

But it was Craig Conway and Francisco Sandaza swiftly linking up for Morgaro Gomis to drill an effort at the keeper and Paul Dixon also tried his luck from distance.

Meanwhile, new goalkeeper Filip Mentel was forced to turn aside a Razavan Paduretu shot from his top corner just before the hour at the other end.

Dundee United (first-half): Banks, Watson, Hill, Kenneth, Douglas, Myrie-Williams, S. Robertson, Swanson, Dow, Goodwillie, Daly

Dundee United (second-half): Mentel, D. Robertson, Dillon, Shala, Dixon, Cadamarteri, Buaben, Gomis, Conway, Casalinuovo, Sandaza

Join The Vital Debate

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Friday July 16 2010
Time: 10:41AM

Best of Vital Scottish Football

Dundee United - No move on striker

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

No move on striker

Dundee United weren't expected to move for their former striker David Goodwillie.

United decide against keeper

Dundee United won't be taking up their one-year contract option on goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.

A New Season - New Rules For Dundee United

With the curtain almost drawn on the 2015/16 campaign, with a handful of Play Off games to go and most looking towards the European Championships in France...

United perfect fit for McKinnon

New manager Ray McKinnon allowed his head to rule his heart before taking over at relegated Dundee United.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes95%
No5%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 38 26 8 4 86 62
2 Aberdeen 38 22 5 11 71 14
3 Hearts 38 18 11 9 65 19
4 St. Johnstone 38 16 8 14 56 3
5 Motherwell 38 15 5 18 50 -16
6 Ross County 38 14 6 18 48 -6
7 Inverness 38 14 10 14 52 6
8 Dundee 38 11 15 12 48 -4
9 Partick 38 12 10 16 46 -9
10 Hamilton 38 11 10 17 43 -21
11 Kilmarnock 38 9 9 20 36 -23
12 Dundee United 38 8 7 23 28 -25
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.thhov1
2.Brian J McHardy1