- Dundee United are sitting seventh in the cinch Premiership, with seven points from five matches.
- Dundee are in ninth place and are seeking their first league win of 2021/22 after three draws and two defeats so far.
- The most recent Dundee derby was in the Championship on December 27, 2019 and ended in a 1-1 draw at Tannadice. Nicky Clark opened the scoring early on but Graham Dorrans equalised for the Dark Blues shortly after the interval.
- Dundee's last win against their city rivals was 2-1 in a League Cup second-round tie at Dens Park in August 2017 when Paul McGowan scored the winner.
- Sunday will be the first top-flight Dundee derby since May 2016 when Craig Wighton's late goal earned the Dee a 2-1 home win and confirmed United's relegation.
- Dundee United haven't lost a derby at Tannadice since August 2004 when Dundee won 2-1 with goals from Steve Lovell (penalty) and John Sutton.
- The referee for Sunday's game at Tannadice is John Beaton.
Saturday 18th September 2021
Dundee derby this weekend
Dundee United host Dundee on Sunday, live on Sky Sports at 12 noon