Dundee Utd 1
St Mirren 0
League (Premier Division)


Dundee Utd
1 - 0
St Mirren 

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, September 8th, 1990
Tannadice Park. Att. 6,968
3:00 PM Kick-off

Goalscorers
Darren Jackson (54)
None.

Team Managers
Jim McLean
Tony Fitzpatrick

Starting Eleven
Billy Thomson
Alex Cleland
Christian Dailly
Miodrag Krivokapić
Freddy van der Hoorn
Maurice Malpas
Brian Welsh
Jim McInally
Billy McKinlay
Ray McKinnon
Darren Jackson
Campbell Money
Fraser Wishart
Tom Black
Paul Lambert
Peter Godfrey
Brian Martin
George Shaw
Kenny McDowell
Tomas Stickroth
Mark McWalter
Paul Kinnaird

Bench
Mixu Paatelainen
Paddy Connolly
Gunter Thiele
Robert Dawson

Substitutions
Mixu Paatelainen for Jim McInally (47)
Paddy Connolly for Christian Dailly (73)
Gunter Thiele for Paul Kinnaird (64)

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.
Match Officials

Jim McGilvray (Edinburgh) (Referee)
John Gunn (Aberdeen) & D B L Brownlee (Edinburgh) (Assistants)


Match Report


We recorded our sixth successive win of the season against a Saints side which clearly would have settled for a share of the spoils. Although we didn't score until the second half, our best period of the match came in the very early stages when we moved the ball around confidently and quickly indeed only Black's intervention prevented the danger from a McKinnon cross being averted. In seventeen minutes Darren Jackson hammered in a shot which was blocked. However, Saints came back into the match and McWalter used his pace down the left and Shaw Just failed to get a touch to his fast low cross. Six minutes before half-time Shaw sped clear but Billy Thomson advanced quickly from goal to block Shaw's shot,

Nine minutes after half-time came the goal upon which the outcome of the match ultimately hinged. Billy McKinlay's long angular ball into the heart of the Saints defence fell perfectly for Darren Jackson who despatched a low shot past Money for his sixth goat of the season. Ten minutes from time we should have added to that lead when a cross from Mixu Paatelainen found its way to Paddy Connolly who got the break of the ball, but shot straight at Money. Saints only real chance of the second half came in the dying minute following a fortuitously awarded free-kick after Black's intended cross struck Paddy Connolly's arm. From the free-kick Martin got in a header but Billy Thomson made a flying leap to not only save but hold the ball and ensure that we deservedly collected the points.



Squad Statistics (as at September 8th, 1990)


1990-91 All Time
Age
Billy Thomson (GK)32 4 - 228 -
Miodrag Krivokapić31 6 - 711
Alex Cleland19 61362
Brian Welsh21 61142
Maurice Malpas28 6 - 44614
Christian Dailly16 6363
Freddy van der Hoorn26 61483
Ray McKinnon20 2 - 14 -
Jim McInally26 6118910
Billy McKinlay21 6 - 842
Darren Jackson24 663914
Mixu Paatelainen (sub)23 4 - 11637
Paddy Connolly (sub)20 3 - 256






League Table (as at September 8th, 1990)


No league table has been added for this season.