UK time is: 01:33:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Dundee United 1 Wigan Athletic 3

Danny Cadamarteri was on target but Dundee United's final pre-season friendly ended in a 3-1 defeat at Tannadice after Argentine Mauro Boselli led the visitors along the victory trail with two goals and Victor Moses added a splendid third late on.

David Goodwillie drove straight at Latics' on loan keeper Ali Al-Habsi while Boselli tested Dusan Pernis at his near post at the opposite end during the early exchanges.

Home striker Damian Casalinuovo was then denied by Al-Habsi after being sent clear before also turning a good chance wide at the far post, although it was the visitors who took the lead on 34 minutes as Boselli received Hugo Rodallega's pass and made no mistake from ten-yards.

Wigan duly increased their advantage early in the second period with Boselli heading his second of the afternoon from close-range before Al-Habsi parried a header from Jon Daly after fellow Arab substitute Craig Conway had offered the cross.

And with eight minutes remaining Moses crashed in a superb third for the visitors from 20-yards via the underside of the crossbar after collecting Boselli's assist.

But two minutes later Cadamarteri dipped a 25-yard attempt over the keeper for a late consolation, while Jennison Myrie-Williams almost matched his effort when shaking the crossbar in the final minute.

Dundee United : Pernis, Watson, Kenneth, Dods (Daly 55), Dixon (Douglas 59), Dillon, Buaben, Gomis, S. Robertson (Myrie-Williams 59), Casalinuovo (Cadamarteri 55), Goodwillie (Conway 55)

subs (unused): Banks, Russell, Dow, Hill

Wigan Athletic: Al-Habsi, Gohouri, Alcaraz, Thomas, Watson, Moses, Boyce, Boselli, Rodallega, Diame, Figueroa

subs: Kirkland, Pollitt, Scotland, N'Zogbia, Gomez, McArthur, Stam, Baradji, S. Caldwell

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Vital Arabs Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 8 2010

Time: 6:01PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Dundee United Articles

Teenager determined to kick on (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Midfielder happy with winning return (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Fee to be decided (Tuesday November 25 2014)

McNamara delighted to extend run (Sunday November 23 2014)

Tangerines continue progress (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: Dundee United v Kilmarnock (Saturday November 22 2014)

Striker vows to give everything (Saturday November 22 2014)

Coach wants no repeat (Saturday November 22 2014)

Tangerines missing midfielder (Friday November 21 2014)

Tangerines increase offer (Wednesday November 12 2014)

Archived Dundee United Articles

List All Vital Arabs Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Breaking League News

Duo doubtful for Celtic
Celtic : 26/11/2014 17:58:00
Celtic ready for test - Deila
Celtic : 26/11/2014 17:42:00
Winger hearing set
Celtic : 26/11/2014 17:28:00
We can win it - Denayer
Celtic : 26/11/2014 17:16:00
Teenager determined to kick on
Dundee United : 25/11/2014 11:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 77%
No 23%