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Tangerines aim to get back on track

Dundee United attempt to get back on track in the Tayside derby against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park.

The Tangerines suffered their first league defeat of the season at Kilmarnock last week - 3-1 in a very poor defensive display as mistakes proved costly at Rugby Park.

However, striker Gary Mackay-Steven misses out following his knee surgery earlier in the week. But centre-back Sean Dillon has recovered from sickness.

"Because it's a derby there will be a good atmosphere at McDiarmid Park and we'll take a good following as it's pretty nearby," manager Peter Houston told BBC Scotland. "It's got the makings of a good game and in many ways it's the right kind of game for us after what happened at Kilmarnock.

"I don't think there will be too many times this season when we have to do video analysis," he added. "But, since watching it again on Monday, the boys have had a good week in training so are raring to go again."

Striker Craig Beattie has been struggling with the effects of flu and remains a doubt for the home side. Manager Steve Lomas will make a late decision on the former Hearts man.

Elsewhere, Chris Millar is sidelined by a hamstring injury.

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Date:Friday August 31 2012

Time: 11:57PM

 

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