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Saturday 18th September 2021

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Dundee derby this weekend

Dundee United host Dundee on Sunday, live on Sky Sports at 12 noon

  • 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.