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Tangerines held to draw

Partick Thistle
1 - 1
Dundee United

Firhill Stadium

Sat 1st Feb 3.00pm

Attendance: 3,748

Referee:

Dundee United extended their winless sequence to seven games despite newcomer Farid El Alagui finding the net for the first time in a 1-1 draw at Partick Thistle.

On loan Brentford striker El Alagui opened his account on the half-hour after great work from Andrew Robertson but Gary Fraser levelled with fifteen minutes remaining.

Both sides had chances with goalscorer Fraser forcing Radoslaw Cierzniak to block while Conrad Balatoni headed wide and then struck against an upright.

But the visitors thought they should have had a penalty when Stuart Armstrong appeared to be fouled by Jordan McMillan inside the area.

The highly-rated Robertson was proving a real handful and Paul Gallacher turned his shot away from the bottom corner before the full-back broke away and delivered for El Alagui to open the scoring.

Former United keeper Gallacher then denied El Alagui on two further occasions and Lyle Taylor sent a reply wide.

Midfielder Armstrong dragged wide for the visitors after the break following good work between Mark Wilson and Gary Mackay-Steven.

However, substitute Kris Doolan almost forced in an equaliser from close-range before Fraser's low deflected shot eventually found the net to rescue his side a point.

Partick Thistle: Gallacher, McMillan (O'Donnell 58), Taylor-Sinclair, Fraser, Mair, Balatoni, Elliott, Buaben (Craigen 83), Taylor, Higginbotham (Doolan 60), Bannigan

subs (unused): Fox, Muirhead, Lawless, Moncur

Goals: Fraser (75)

Dundee United: Cierzniak, Wilson, Souttar, Good, Robertson, Paton, Rankin, Armstrong (Dow 79), El Alagui (Graham 66), Ciftci (Gauld 66), Mackay-Steven

subs (unused): Dillon, Watson, Gomis, McCallum

Goals: El Alagui (29)

Ref: W. Collum

Att: 3,748

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