Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Late goal decisive

Dundee United
1 - 0
Motherwell

Tannadice

Wed 13th Aug 7.45pm

Attendance: 8,367

Referee:

Substitute Mario Bilate scored the only goal as Dundee United continue to top the table following a 1-0 victory against Motherwell.

Summer recruit Bilate drove in the decisive winner from around 25-yards with only seven minutes remaining at Tannadice.

Josh Law directed an early attempt onto the crossbar for the visitors while Nadir Ciftci and John Rankin tried replies without ever troubling goalkeeper Dan Twardzik.

Striker Ciftci also had an effort charged down following the interval and Paul Paton lifted over from close-range as the hosts continued to search for a way through.

That finally arrived courtesy of Bilate's fierce strike from outside the area on 83 minutes - although the visitors' Craig Reid then saw his late injury-time shot deflected wide.

Dundee United: Cierzniak, Watson (Bilate 65), Fojut, Morris, Townsend, Paton, Rankin, Armstrong, Dow, Ciftci (Telfer 86), Mackay-Steven (Erskine 86)

subs (unused): Graham, Smith, Spittal, McCallum

Goals: Bilate (83)

Motherwell: Twardzik, Reid, Francis-Angol (Ferguson 46), Carswell, Kerr, McManus, Leitch (Ainsworth 86), Lasley, Sutton (McHugh 85), Erwin, Law

subs (unused): Lawson, Nielsen, Neill, Cadden

Ref: K, Clancy

Att: 8,367

Join The Vital Debate


Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Wednesday August 13 2014
Time: 11:11PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Ingle Talks Brook

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Malpas
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs
Yes83%
No17%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Celtic 38 34 4 0 106 81
2 Aberdeen 38 24 4 10 76 39
3 Rangers 38 19 10 9 67 12
4 St. Johnstone 38 17 7 14 58 4
5 Hearts 38 12 10 16 46 3
6 Partick 38 10 12 16 42 -16
7 Ross County 38 11 13 14 46 -10
8 Kilmarnock 38 9 14 15 41 -20
9 Motherwell 38 10 8 20 38 -23
10 Dundee 38 10 7 21 37 -24
11 Hamilton 38 7 14 17 35 -19
R Inverness 38 7 13 18 34 -27
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League