United hit four at Tannadice

Dundee United ended St Mirren's recent upturn in form with Nadir Ciftci's double, and further goals by Ryan Gauld and Chris Erskine in a 4-0 victory.

Last Updated: 26/10/13 at 17:59 Post Comment

Nadir Ciftci: Dundee United striker scores the first goal in a 4-0 win over St M

Nadir Ciftci: Dundee United striker scores the first goal in a 4-0 win over St M

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Ciftci got in behind Lee Mair and slipped the ball past the advancing Marian Kello to break the deadlock at Tannadice after 27 minutes.

And the United striker stuck again with a well taken penalty seven minutes later after he had been brought down by Sean Kelly.

Gauld put the game beyond the visitors when he cut in from the flank and dispatched a wonderful drive from 25 yards past Kello.

The Buddies arrived on Tayside undefeated in the last three matches but were on the back-foot from the start, surviving an early scare when Brian Graham just failed to connect with Gary Mackay-Steven's low centre.

Gauld twice came close to scoring towards the end of the opening period when he drilled just wide of the target and then forced Kello into action in injury-time.

And United could have added a fourth when Graham, Gauld and Ciftci were denied inside the six-yard box.

But Erskine did add the fourth when the United substitute crashed home from distance 10 minutes from the end.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

There are no results at present.

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Thu, 26 Jun 2014

Footer 365

Arsene Wenger reveals his most important achievement of his Arsenal reign

Arsene Wenger says keeping Arsenal competitive during barren years has been his most important achievement.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers expects his side to challenge for the Premier League title

Brendan Rodgers is confident Liverpool will not let last season's title heartbreak affect their challenge this term.

Premier League: Everton sign Engalnd youth international Brendan Galloway from MK Dons

Everton have signed teenage defender Brendan Galloway on a five-year contract from MK Dons

Mail Box

Are Villa Fans The Lowest Of Them All?

With the possible exception of Blackpool, are any club's fans feeling any more depressed about the start of the season than Villa? We also have a bizarre suggestion and...

How Can Tim Sherwood Be Out Of Work?

Don't peple know his PPG was THE BEST EVER FOR A SPURS MANAGER? We also have mails on Luis Suarez, the new fashion for 3-5-2 and more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property