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League (Premier League)

Dundee Utd 

1 - 0


League (Premier League)
Saturday, January 19th, 2002
Tannadice Park
Attendance: 12,851
3:00 PM Kick-off

None. None.

Team Managers
Alex Smith Ivano Bonetti

Starting Eleven
13. Paul Gallacher
6. Jim Lauchlan
39. Mark Wilson
12. Jamie McCunnie
3. Stephen Wright
7. Craig Easton
10. Jamie Fullarton
8. Charlie Miller
22. Jim McIntyre
9. Derek Lilley
17. Jim Hamilton
Julian Speroni .12
Walter Del Rio .17
Massimo Beghetto .30
Barry Smith .2
Fan Zhiyi .31
Kiko Torres .32
Alessandro Romano .21
Beto Carranza .5
Gavin Rae .8
Steven Milne .15
Juan Sara .9

1. Alan Combe
24. David McCracken
4. David Hannah
23. David Winters
19. Steven Thompson
Jamie Langfield .1
David Mackay .24
Javier Artero .18
Fabian Caballero .7
Khaled Kemas .28

David Winters for Jim Hamilton (73)
Steven Thompson for Derek Lilley (79)
David Hannah for Jim McIntyre (90)
Javier Artero for Gavin Rae (25)
Fabian Caballero for Juan Sara (61)
David Mackay for Beto Carranza (73)

Derek Lilley (5) Beto Carranza (53)
Fabian Caballero (90)

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Willie Young (Referee)
Wilson Irvine & Ricky Mooney (Assistants)
Eric Martindale (Fourth Official)

Match Report

Newspaper extract from The Sunday Post.

A last-gasp header from Jim McIntyre earned Dundee United the spoils in an enthralling City of Discovery derby at Tannadice.

The Tangerines midfielder, making his first start after a being out with a knee injury, grabbed the glory at the end of a thrilling match, which saw both sides create plenty of chances.

However, it was a goal that infuriated visitors Dundee and led to angry scenes after the final whistle.

Not that there was actually anything wrong with the execution a curled Charlie Miller free- kick and the sweetest of headers but the Dark Blues were furious about the awarding of the foul. It was given by the stand-side assistant referee for a push by Massimo Beghetto on David Winters that no-one else in the ground spotted.

And, after having co-ordinator Dario Magri sent to the stand for his protests, other angry players surrounded match referee Willie Young at the end.

Leading the protest was angry Argentine defender Walter Del Rio, who went nose-to-nose with the official as he made his feelings known.

As others made a beeline for Young, Dens boss Ivano Bonetti rushed to the field to usher his players into the dressing-room.

His brother and assistant boss Dario was less calm, though, and he had a few choice words for the assistant referee.

It was a fiery end to a cracking game, which, after a slow start, had both sets of fans on the edge of their seats.

Shots were few and far between in the first half- hour, but the game came to life when a deflected Craig Easton shot was brilliantly turned over by Dundee keeper Julian Speroni.

And the stopper quickly became the hero with further superb saves from Miller, Derek Lilley, Easton again and one from a header from former Dens Parker Jim Hamilton that was save-of-the-season material.

At the other end, Chinese international captain Fan Zhiyi, and Argentinians Juan Sara and Del Rio all went agonisingly close as both teams went all out for a winner.

Before his goal, former Kilmarnock and Reading man McIntyre also shaved the bar with an 18-yard effort, but, when the ball reached his head right on the stroke of 90 minutes, it was always ending up in the back of the net.

Squad Statistics (as at January 19th, 2002)

2001-02 All Time
Julian Speroni (GK)22 4 - 4 -
Fan Zhiyi32 103103
Barry Smith27 29 - 2501
Massimo Beghetto33 13 - 13 -
Walter Del Rio25 25 - 34 -
Alessandro Romano32 20 - 39 -
Kiko Torres26 7 - 7 -
Gavin Rae24 26416816
Beto Carranza29 221484
Steven Milne21 264528
Juan Sara25 2275824
David Mackay (sub)20 7171
Javier Artero (sub)26 14 - 634
Fabian Caballero (sub)23 2454113

League Table (as at January 19th, 2002)

No league table has been added for this season.