Motherwell v Dundee United preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Motherwell and Dundee United at Fir Park.

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Marc Fitzpatrick is back in Motherwell's squad for the visit of the Terrors.

The midfielder has recovered from a knee injury and came through a practice match in midweek unscathed.

Esteban Casagolda, who has recovered from knee surgery, is out for another couple of weeks.

Darren Dods remains sidelined as Dundee United make the first of two trips to Motherwell in four days.

Dods has been sent for a scan to ascertain the full extent of his knee problem, leaving manager Peter Houston short of cover in defence for the trip to Fir Park.

Craig Conway returned from a knee injury in last week's 2-1 loss to Celtic, but it is too soon for his fellow midfielder Danny Swanson (back) to play in the league or Co-operative Insurance Cup quarter-final meeting with Well.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Reynolds, Craigan, Hammell, Page, Jennings, Humphrey, Lasley, Hateley, Murphy, Blackman, Gow, Fitzpatrick, Sutton, Forbes, McHugh, Hutchinson, Hollis, Charalambous.

United (from): Pernis, Dillon, Watson, Kenneth, Severin, Dixon, Douglas, Gomis, D Robertson, S Robertson, Buaben, Conway, Goodwillie, Daly, Cadamarteri, Shala, Russell, Hill, Dow, Banks.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Dundee Utd  
Sunday, 31 August 2014
12:30
Dundee v Celtic  
Saturday, 13 September 2014
12:45
Celtic v Aberdeen  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Hamilton  
Kilmarnock v St Mirren  
Partick v Inverness  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Inverness 4 5 10
2 Hamilton 4 2 9
3 Dundee Utd 4 0 9
4 Kilmarnock 4 1 7
5 Celtic 3 7 6
6 Dundee 4 1 6
7 St J'stone 4 -2 6
8 Partick 3 3 4
9 Aberdeen 3 -2 3
10 Motherwell 4 -4 3
11 St Mirren 3 -4 0
12 Ross Co 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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