Dundee United recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Ross County 2-1 with N. Clark scoring 2 goals

DINGWALL. Dundee United managed to find the solution against Ross County to win 2-1. N. Clark was the key player for his team after scoring 2 goals.

Dundee United recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Ross County 2-1 with N. Clark scoring 2 goals

DINGWALL. Dundee United managed to find the solution against Ross County to win 2-1. N. Clark was the star player for his team after scoring 2 goals. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Ross County to strike first with a goal of B. Spittal at the 65′. Then it was a penalty in the 70′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, N. Clark gave the win to Dundee United in the 89′ minute scoring a double. Dundee United capitalized on its better ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Global Energy Stadium stadium in Dingwall on Saturday and it started at 12:15 pm local time. The referee was Nick Walsh with the assistance of Calum Spence and Graeme Leslie. The 4th official was Craig Napier. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.9 degrees Celsius or 60.64 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 64%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 43 Ball Possession 57
Shots
  • 10 Total 16
  • 4 On Target 4
  • 6 Off Target 12
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 99 Attack 111
  • 36 Dangerous attack 61
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 2 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

Dundee United had a strong ball possession 57% while Ross County was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Dundee United was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Dundee United won the match.​

Ross County shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. Talking about the opposition, Dundee United shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Ross County received 1 yellow card (J. Baldwin). Regarding the opposition, Dundee United didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

J. Sims- sub ->R. Charles-Cook
52'
H. Paton- sub ->A. MacKinnon
53'
55'
I. Niskanen- sub ->S. McMann
B. Spittal(goal)B. Paton
65'
70'
N. Clark(penalty)
80'
K. McDonald- sub ->A. Meekison
M. Wright- sub ->C. Randall
84'
89'
N. Clark(goal)K. Freeman
J. Baldwin- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Ross County will stay with 41 points to sit in the 12th place. On the other side, Dundee United will have 48 points to sit in the 8th place.

Next matches

Ross County – Formation

Ross County started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Malky Mackay decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Ross County made 3 changes: R. Charles-Cook for J. Sims (52′), A. MacKinnon for H. Paton (53′) and C. Randall for M. Wright (84′).

Dundee United – Formation

Dundee United started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Thomas Courts played with: .

Substitutions

Dundee United made 2 changes: S. McMann for I. Niskanen (55′) and A. Meekison for K. McDonald (80′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership.​