Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Dundee United 2 Cowdenbeath 0

Dundee United
2 - 0


Tue 15th Aug 7.45pm



Patrick N'Koyi scored two second-half goals as holders Dundee United accounted for Cowdenbeath in the Irn Bru Cup first round at Tannadice.

The much-changed hosts included only returning striker James Keatings from the team which had defeated Queen of the South at the weekend.

Ryan Connelly struck an upright early on for their visitors while Deniz Mehmet also kept out Robert Buchanan before Alasdair Smith drove wide from distance.

However, Keatings was a definite threat at the other end as ex-United keeper Joe McGovern twice saved from the summer recruit.

McGovern then went on to deny both N'Koyi and Keatings after the break, until Scott Fraser exchanged passes with Willo Flood and allowed N'Koyi the opening goal with just over an hour played.

Six minutes later Flood's cross was headed in by N'Koyi to double the advantage, before Keatings later curled an effort against the visitors' crossbar.

Dundee United: Mehmet, Dailly, Quinn, Allardice, Briels (Thomas 80), Flood, Fraser, Chalmers (Reekie 68), Taylor (Appere 75), N'Koyi, Keatings

subs (unused): Donaldson, Murdoch, Durnan, Robson

Goals: N'Koyi (61, 67)

Cowdenbeath: McGovern, McKinlay, Swann, Mullen, Rumsby, Pyper, Buchanan, A. Smith, Connelly (Miller 66), B. Smith (Denton 79), Muirhead

subs (unused): McGurn, Thomson, Turnbull, Ovenstone, Kellichan

Ref: M. Northcroft

Att: 1,655

Writer:Vital Arabs
Date:Wednesday August 16 2017
Time: 1:00PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua Tells It As It Is

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

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