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Defeat for United

Defeat for United

Dundee United's final pre-season game ended with a 2-0 defeat at Leeds United.

Welsh international Steve Morison gave the hosts the lead and substitute Dominic Poleon added a late second.

Michael Tonge delivered early for Morison to tuck his side ahead from close-range.

Tommaso Bianchi almost added another when being denied by the woodwork while Marco Silvestri kept out Ryan Dow at the other end.

Four minutes from time Poleon seized upon a loose ball and went around goalkeeper Radoslaw Cierzniak for a second goal.

Leeds United: Silvestri, Byram (C. Taylor 74), Wootton, Pearce, Warnock (Berardi 46), Austin (Hunt 46), Bianchi, Murphy (Dawson 62), Tonge (Cook 62), Morison (Poleon 62), Doukara (M. Smith 79)

subs (unused): S. Taylor

Dundee United: Cierzniak, Dillon (Watson 51), Fojat, Morris, Townsend, Erskine (Spittal 54), Rankin (Dow 54), Patton (S. Smith 68), Armstrong (Mackay-Steven 54), Graham (Bilate 54), Ciftci (Telfer 54)

subs (unused): McCallum, Connolly, Fraser, Petrie

Ref: A. Madley

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Date:Monday August 4 2014
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