UK time is: 02:34:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No Complaints About Late Hibs Comeback

Dundee United manager Craig Levein doesn`t have many complaints about the 2-2 draw at Easter Road on Saturday.

Despite leading 2-0 with only 16minutes remaining, United allowed Abdessalam Benjelloun to score a simple 77th minute equaliser and then gifted Hibs a point from the penalty spot.

What makes it worse, is that Dundee United also saw red for the 9th time this season, as Sean Dillon was sent packing for his challenge on David Murphy which lead to the Hibs penalty.

Although, Craig Levein had no complaints about the decision by referee William Collum to give Mickael Antoine-Curier the opportunity to level from a spot kick.

"My only complaint is that we had a similar incident against Kilmarnock a few weeks back, when Prince Buaben was brought down by Ryan O'Leary," Levein told Setanta Sports.

"He didn`t even get a yellow, nothing, so all I`m looking for is a little bit of consistency."

For most of the match at Easter Road, it was the home side who dominated, with United really missing the influence of suspended Barry Robson in the midfield.

However, 2 almost identical headed goals from David Robertson in 8minutes looked to have sealed a shock win for United, until a late comeback from Hibs ended in a fairer share of the points.

"Hibs were the better side in the 1st half, I cant argue with that," admitted Levein.

"In the 2nd half we put in 2 great crosses for the goals. I was about to take him (David Robertson) off, because he was starting to flag a wee bit and he`s just had a double hernia operation."

"He got into a good position just inside the full back, but I think Hibs will be disappointed with the defending."

"I must comment on the quality of the crosses - The 2nd from Willo Flood and the previous one from Sean Dillon, with some excellent finishes from David Robertson."

The biggest shock of the afternoon was seeing defender Lee Wilkie play upfront for Dundee United, after Jon Daly got injured during the early stages of the 1st half.

"Lee Wilkie amazes me, he`s a massive guy. I put him upfront against Inverness earlier in the season and we ended up winning 3-0."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
Club Menu:
Arab News
Match Previews/Reports
Fixtures/League Tables
Match Stats
Arab Articles
Arab Polls
Arab Competitions
Half-Time Quizzes
Arab Facts
Arab Humour
Arab Songbook
Dufc History
Trophy Cabinet
Managerial History
Away From Home
SPL Firsts (2007/08)
Squad Profiles
ArabFC Polls
Other Links
Arab Articles:
Welcome to ArabFC
A Lovely Shade Of Tangerine
The History Of The Tangerine
Why Are Utd Fans Called Arabs?
Contribute To ArabFC:
The Big Appeal
Suggest An Article
Suggest A Poll
Have Your Say:
Sign Up To ArabFC
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Arab Jacques Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 26 2007

Time: 8:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Dundee United Articles

Tangerines target response (Friday August 22 2014)

Tangerines in cash row (Thursday August 21 2014)

Duo extend as midfielder arrives (Monday August 18 2014)

Boss blasts defending (Sunday August 17 2014)

Heavy defeat for United (Saturday August 16 2014)

Stats: Celtic v Dundee United (Saturday August 16 2014)

Leaders visit champions (Friday August 15 2014)

Striker targets champions (Thursday August 14 2014)

McNamara hails winner (Thursday August 14 2014)

Late goal decisive (Wednesday August 13 2014)

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)

Breaking League News

Hibs Face Bairns Challenge
Hibernian : 22/08/2014 22:00:00
Robinson Set For A Return?
Rangers : 22/08/2014 21:07:00
East Fife Next Up In The Petrofac
Rangers : 22/08/2014 21:02:00
Tangerines target response
Dundee United : 22/08/2014 18:21:00
Celtic at leaders
Celtic : 22/08/2014 18:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Would Sunderland be a bad career move for John Souttar?
Suggested By:  Vital Arabs
Yes 82%
No 18%