Premiership: Hearts prevails over Dundee United 3-2

DUNDEE. Hearts overcome Dundee United.


DUNDEE. Hearts prevailed over Dundee United.

The match was played at the Tannadice Park stadium in Dundee on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Colin Steven who had the assistance of Sean Carr and Gordon Crawford. The 4th official was David Munro. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.2 degrees Celsius or 52.07 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Dundee United was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Hearts that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Dundee United was more aggressive with 32 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 4 were on target. Nevertheless, Hearts found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Dundee United shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Hearts shot 19 times, 7 on target, 12 off target.


Dundee United received 2 yellow cards (C. R. Mochrie and R. Graham). On the opposite side, Hearts received 4 yellow cards (L. Boyce, T. Moore, P. Haring and ).

After playing this encounter, Dundee United will stay with 41 points like Livingston and Hibernian to move up in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Hearts will have 57 points to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    L. Boyce

  • 4'

    D. Levitt

    T. Watt

  • 15'

    B. Woodburn

    A. McEneff

  • 44'

    L. Boyce

  • 45'

    T. Moore

  • 58'

    K. Freeman

    I. Niskanen

  • 59'

    J. Ginnelly

  • 65'

    R. Edwards

  • 68'

    C. R. Mochrie

  • 71'

    M. McNulty

    N. Clark

  • 71'

    A. Meekison

    C. R. Mochrie

  • 71'

    E. Simms

    J. Ginnelly

  • 83'

    E. Simms

  • 87'

    A. Sporle

    S. McMann

  • 89'

    R. Graham

  • 90'

    P. Haring

  • 90'

    B. Woodburn

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Dundee United will host Motherwell on the 30th of April with a 20-15 head to head stats in favor of Dundee United (13 draws).

Hearts will host Ross County on the 30th of April with a 8-2 head to head stats in favor of Hearts (12 draws).

Dundee United: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Thomas Courts chose to play with the following team: Benjamin Siegrist (6.1), Ryan Edwards (7.6), Charlie Mulgrew (6.5), Ross Graham (6.5), Ilmari Niskanen (5.5), Liam Smith (6.4), Chris Mochrie (6.2), Dylan Levitt (7.6), Scott McMann (7.5), Tony Watt (7.3) and Nicky Clark (6.3).


Dundee United made 4 changes: I. Niskanen for K. Freeman (58′), N. Clark for M. McNulty (71′), C. R. Mochrie for A. Meekison (71′) and S. McMann for A. Sporle (87′).

Top player: Ryan Edwards

The player who no doubt impressed Dundee United the most was Ryan Edwards.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 36 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 8.

Hearts: Formation and Lineups

Hearts started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the opposite side, Robbie Neilson played with: Craig Gordon (7.4), Taylor Moore (6.3), Toby Sibbick (6.6), Alex Cochrane (7.6), Nathaniel Atkinson (7.0), Aaron McEneff (6.6), Peter Haring (7.1), Gary Mackay-Steven (7.4), Josh Ginnelly (8.1), Liam Boyce (6.8) and Barrie McKay (8.2).


Hearts made 2 changes: A. McEneff for B. Woodburn (15′) and J. Ginnelly for E. Simms (71′).

Top player: Barrie McKay

The player who no doubt impressed Hearts the most was Barrie McKay even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.2) with 43 passes (69% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 4 crosses.

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