Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

No distractions for defender

No distractions for defender

Dundee United defender Sean Dillon insisted their disappointing weekend first-half display against Celtic had nothing to do with the forthcoming Scottish Cup semi-final meeting with Rangers.

The Tangerines twice conceded during the opening forty-five minutes on their way to a 2-0 defeat to the newly-crowned champions at Tannadice.

"We like to press teams and we like to pass the ball and keep it well," Dillon told the Dundee Courier. "And we didn't do that in the first half and Celtic did. That's probably why we were 2-0 down at half -time.

"But we did it in the second-half and obviously enjoyed the game a lot more than what we did before. I thought we were far better second half," he added. "It was disappointing not to win the game and to lose. But at the same time at least we got a reaction at half-time. For me there certainly hasn't been any talk about it the semi-final."

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Wednesday April 9 2014
Time: 3:34PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Every game is massive

Mixu Paatelainen recognises that every game is huge for Dundee United between now and the end of the season.

Late save rescues United

Dundee United and Hamilton Academical couldn't be separated as they remained scoreless at New Douglas Park.

But the visitors required a late penalty save from Eiji Kawashima to keep out Ali Crawford before Accies' Mikey Devlin was dismissed for a second bookable offence in added time.

The Tangerines earlier thought they may have been awarded a penalty when defender Coll Donaldson appeared to be tripped inside the box.

But the visitors failed to work goalkeeper Michael McGove

Stats: Hamilton Academical v Dundee United

All the stats from Hamilton Academical (0) vs (0) Dundee United, New Douglas Park, Sat 13th Feb 3.00pm Att: 3,902

Team Line-Ups: Hamilton Academical v Dundee United

Team line-ups for Hamilton Academical v Dundee United at New Douglas Park.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Malpas
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Mixu Paatelainen was the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes66%
No34%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 25 18 4 3 58 45
2 Aberdeen 25 17 4 4 55 18
3 Hearts 24 12 8 4 44 21
4 Ross County 26 10 3 13 33 -2
5 Dundee 25 8 9 8 33 -2
6 St. Johnstone 24 9 5 10 32 -1
7 Inverness 23 7 8 8 29 -2
8 Hamilton 26 7 8 11 29 -15
9 Partick 23 7 7 9 28 -6
10 Kilmarnock 26 7 6 13 27 -19
11 Motherwell 25 7 5 13 26 -15
12 Dundee United 24 3 5 16 14 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Motherwell (H)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Heart of Midlothian (H)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish Premiership
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish Premiership
Mar 2 2016 7:45PM : Aberdeen (H)
Scottish Premiership
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Ross County (a)
Scottish FA Cup

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)