DUNDEE. Aberdeen conquers Dundee United 3-1.
The match was played at the Tannadice Park stadium in Dundee on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was John Beaton who was helped by Daniel McFarlane and Stuart Stevenson. The 4th official was Craig Napier. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 4.1 degrees Celsius or 39.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.
- 54 Ball Possession 46
- 24 Total 9
- 6 On Target 4
- 8 Off Target 3
- 10 Shots blocked 2
- 118 Attack 100
- 67 Dangerous attack 46
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 1 Penalties 0
- 10 Corners 5
- 10 Total 5
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 2 Substitutions 4
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Dundee United was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Aberdeen that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Dundee United was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, Aberdeen managed to find the solution to win this match.
Dundee United shot 24 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Aberdeen shot 9 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.
Dundee United received 2 yellow cards (Scott McMann and K. Freeman). Regarding the opposition, Aberdeen received 3 yellow cards (Jay Gorter, Ross McCrorie and Marley Watkins).
After playing this contest, Dundee United will stay with 20 points to hold in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Aberdeen will have 38 points to hold in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Premiership, Dundee United will host Livingston on the 22nd of April with a 8-3 head to head record in favor of Livingston (2 draws).
Aberdeen will host Rangers on the 22nd of April with a 28-8 head to head statistic in favor of Rangers (13 draws).
Dundee United – Formation
Dundee United started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Jim Goodwin decided to play with the following team: Mark Birighitti, Ryan Edwards , Charlie Mulgrew , Scott McMann , Kieran Freeman , Craig Sibbald , Dylan Levitt , Aziz Behich , Ian Harkes , Jamie McGrath and Steven Fletcher .
The home team had on the bench: Rory MacLeod, Sadat Anaku, Ross Graham, Kai Fotheringham, Ilmari Niskanen, Liam Smith, Arnaud Djoum , Jack Newman and Loick Ayina.
Dundee United made 2 changes: Craig Sibbald for Arnaud Djoum (70′) and Ian Harkes for Sadat Happy Anaku (70′).
Best player: Jamie McGrath
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Dundee United was Jamie McGrath.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 41 passes (78% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 12 duels out of 21. He performed 8 crosses.
Aberdeen – Formation
Aberdeen started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Barry Robson played with: Jay Gorter, Ross McCrorie , Angus MacDonald , Matthew Pollock , Jack Mackenzie , Ylber Ramadani , Leighton Clarkson , Graeme Shinnie , Ryan Duncan , Bojan Miovski and Duk .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Jonny Hayes, Patrik Myslovič, Alfie Bavidge, Liam Scales , Joe Lewis, Hayden Coulson, Dilan Kumar Markanday, Matthew Kennedy and Marley Watkins .
Aberdeen could not rely on the presence of Liam Scales (injured).
Aberdeen made 4 changes: R. Duncan for Jonny Hayes (68′), Mattie Pollock for Liam Scales (68′), Bojan Miovski for Marley Watkins (83′) and Duk for Hayden Coulson (90′).
Best player: Leighton Clarkson
The player that probably impressed the most for Aberdeen was Leighton Clarkson even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 32 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 11. He performed 10 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premiership.
- Ross County – Motherwell – 0-2
- Rangers – Kilmarnock – 3-1
- Livingston – Hibernian – 1-4
- Hearts – St. Johnstone – 3-0
- Dundee United – Aberdeen – 1-3