DUNDEE. Dundee United defeats Aberdeen 1-0 after scored just 1 goal (80′). Aberdeen was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).
Dundee United remained in 10 people after C. Butcher received a red card in the 42′. Anyway, Dundee United still managed to win this contest playing only with 10 players. F. Ojo received a red card (45′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Aberdeen lost the match.
The match was held at the Tannadice Park Stadium in Dundee on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Bobby Madden with the assistance of Drew Kirkland and Andy Milne. The 4th official was Grant Irvine. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.2 degrees Celsius or 45 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.
Aberdeen was in firm control of the ball 61% while Dundee United was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Aberdeen was more aggressive with 47 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Dundee United managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Dundee United shot 8 times, 2 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Aberdeen shot 12 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.
Dundee United received 1 yellow card (K. Freeman). On the opposite side, Aberdeen received 2 yellow cards (F. Ojo and R. Hedges).
(Dundee United) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (42′).
Also, Aberdeen didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after F. Ojo (Aberdeen) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (45′).
After playing this match, Dundee United will have 21 points to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Aberdeen will stay with 15 points like Hibernian and St. Mirren to stay in the 7th place.
Aberdeen will play away with Celtic on the 28th of November with a 49-5 head to head stats in favor of Celtic (6 draws).
Dundee United: Formation and Lineups
Dundee United started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).
The manager Thomas Courts chose to play with the following team: Benjamin Siegrist , Kieran Freeman , Ryan Edwards , Charlie Mulgrew , Scott McMann , Peter Pawlett , Jeando Fuchs , Calum Butcher , Ian Harkes , Ilmari Niskanen and Nicky Clark .
Dundee United could not rely on the presence of I. Harkes (injured).
Dundee United made 3 changes: I. Niskanen for L. Appere (56′), J. Fuchs for F. Hoti (60′) and P. Pawlett for D. Glass (68′).
Top player: Scott McMann
The player who no doubt impressed Dundee United the most was Scott McMann even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 25 passes (48% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 10. He performed 5 crosses.
Aberdeen: Formation and Lineups
Aberdeen started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
On the opposite side, Stephen Glass played with: Joe Lewis , Ross McCrorie , Scott Brown , Jack Mackenzie , Jack Gurr , Dylan McGeouch , Funso Ojo , Dean Campbell , Ryan Hedges , Marley Watkins and Christian Ramirez .
Aberdeen could not rely on the presence of T. Jenks (injured).
Aberdeen made 3 changes: J. MacKenzie for J. Hayes (46′), D. McGeouch for T. Jenks (65′) and J. Gurr for M. Longstaff (73′).
Top player: Dylan McGeouch
Probably the most impressive player in Aberdeen was Dylan McGeouch.
His rating iswith 42 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.
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