Dundee United - Houston reflects on missed opportunity
UK time is: 12:18:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Houston reflects on missed opportunity

Dundee United manager Peter Houston felt missed opportunities cost his side dear following their 4-0 defeat at SPL leaders Celtic.

Gary Mackay-Steven spurned an early chance to open the scoring for the visitors and it was their opponents twice finding the mark in each half to further extend their advantage at the top of the table to twelve points.

"When you come here you always want to take the chances you create," Houston told BBC Scotland. "Who knows what would have happened had we scored? If we score first it puts them on the back foot.

"But even at 2-0 at half-time I said the next goal was all-important and I felt that Celtic were getting a wee bit edgy at times," he added. "If we get that next goal we are back in the game but they got the third goal and the game is over and done by then."

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:Wednesday January 23 2013

Time: 5:26PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Big things expected (Thursday July 30 2015)

No signings before weekend (Wednesday July 29 2015)

New partnership for United (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Newcomer doesn't want comparison (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Newcomer relishing challenge (Monday July 27 2015)

Hornets sting United (Saturday July 25 2015)

United sign Dutch midfielder (Saturday July 25 2015)

McNamara unconcerned in defeat (Friday July 24 2015)

Tangerines push Rangers (Friday July 24 2015)

Newcomer can fill void (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Archived Dundee United Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Tayman118 3

Breaking League News

Aberdeen : 30/07/2015 19:16:00
Stubbs Forgives Allan But Can Fans?
Hibernian : 30/07/2015 17:54:00
McGinn set to complete Hibs switch
Hibernian : 30/07/2015 14:51:00
Big things expected
Dundee United : 30/07/2015 12:55:00
Deila targets away strike
Celtic : 30/07/2015 12:18:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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