Dundee Utd 2
St Johnstone 1
League (Premier Division)


Dundee Utd
2 - 1
St Johnstone 

League (Premier Division)
Saturday, December 20th, 1997
Tannadice Park. Att. 7,342
3:00 PM Kick-off

Goalscorers
Andy McLaren (10)
Kjell Olofsson (27)
Paul Kane (83)

Team Managers
Tommy McLean
Paul Sturrock

Starting Eleven
1. Sieb Dijkstra
2. Jamie Dolan
3. Maurice Malpas
4. Steven Pressley
5. Mark Perry
6. Erik Pedersen
7. Kjell Olofsson
8. Lars Zetterlund
9. Gary McSwegan
10. Ray McKinnon
11. Andy McLaren
Alan Main .1
Danny Griffin .2
Allan Preston .3
Nick Dasovic .4
Jim Weir .5
Alan Kernaghan .6
Tommy Wright .7
John O'Neil .8
Paul Kane .9
George O'Boyle .10
Leigh Jenkinson .11

Bench
Craig Easton
Neil Duffy
Robbie Winters
Roddy Grant
Stuart McCluskey
Keith O'Halloran

Substitutions
Neil Duffy for Ray McKinnon (67)
Robbie Winters for Gary McSwegan (81)
Roddy Grant for Tommy Wright (62)
Keith O'Halloran for Nick Dasovic (79)
Stuart McCluskey for Danny Griffin (85)

Cautions
Gary McSwegan
Leigh Jenkinson
Alan Kernaghan
Nick Dasovic
Tommy Wright

Red Cards
None. Leigh Jenkinson (75)
Match Officials

Dougie Smith (Troon) (Referee)



Match Report


After so long without a gool, it came as early relief when a cross from Kjell Olofsson somewhat fortuitously fell to Andy McLaren to drive home. When Kjell Olofsson headed in a nearly flighted Mark Perry cross with less than half an hour played, a long awaited victory appeared a certainty.

However, even although reduced to ten men had other ideas, Paul Kane's freak goal pegging back our lead and ensuing an uncomfortable final few minutes before a welcome win was confirmed.



Squad Statistics (as at December 20th, 1997)


1997-98 All Time
Age
Sieb Dijkstra (GK)31 27 - 55 -
Mark Perry26 2711414
Steven Pressley24 2621146
Maurice Malpas35 25 - 75725
Erik Pedersen30 27 - 58 -
Ray McKinnon27 6 - 11613
Lars Zetterlund33 274585
Jamie Dolan28 20 - 39 -
Andy McLaren24 23618418
Gary McSwegan27 25149540
Kjell Olofsson32 26125725
Neil Duffy (sub)30 6 - 231
Robbie Winters (sub)23 251412838


League Table (as at December 20th, 1997)


No league table has been added for this season.