Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

We got so much better - McKinnon

We got so much better - McKinnon

Manager Ray McKinnon praised the second-half improvement after Dundee United recovered to win their play-off quarter-final first-leg 2-1 at Greenock Morton.

Simon Murray and Blair Spittal were both on target following the interval to give the visitors the advantage going into the return meeting on Friday evening. Thomas O'Ware had headed their opponents into an early lead.

"We didn't really have any quality up top in the first half but it was a fantastic response in the second half," McKinnon told BBC Scotland. "We changed the system, got a lot of pressure on their back four and thoroughly deserved to win the game.

"In the second half the players were outstanding and we scored two really good goals," he added. "We deployed Simon Murray on the left in a 4-2-3-1 system but he didn't really have an impact on the game, so we put him up top and he made a real impact straight away."

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

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Tuesday May 9 2017
Time: 10:23PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 1 Inverness CT 1

Thomas Mikkelsen claimed a second-half equaliser as Dundee United dropped home points in a 1-1 draw with Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

The visitors led at the interval after Iain Vigurs headed in from close-range.

But Danish striker Mikkelsen later deflected Billy King's cross-shot past goalkeeper Mark Ridgers.

Caley's George Oakley should have done better when released early on - but instead allowed on loan Harry Lewis to make a comfortable save.

However, when Liam

Stats: Dundee United v Inverness CT

All the stats from Dundee United (1) vs (1) Inverness CT, Tannadice, Sat 17th Mar 3.00pm Att: 4,772

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Inverness CT

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Inverness CT at Tannadice (kick-off 3.00pm).

Dundee United v Inverness CT

Midfielder Scott Fraser could be given a shock return against Inverness Caledonian Thistle this weekend.

Dundee United Archived Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment