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Dundee will face St Johnstone in Saturday’s big Scottish Cup clash.
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Dundee, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 3-2 Championship triumph against Dunfermline Athletic.
For Dundee, the scorers were Jason Cummings (30'), Danny Mullen (54') and Lee Ashcroft (56'). Kevin O'Hara (3') and Craig Wighton (6') scored for Dunfermline Athletic.
Dundee have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They have hit an aggregate of 12 during that period while also conceding a total of 8. That trend won’t necessarily be continued into this match, though.
St Johnstone come into this meeting after a 1-0 Premiership win with the defeat of Ross County in their previous outing.
In that game, St Johnstone had 56% possession and 22 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. The scorer for St Johnstone was Glenn Middleton (86'). At the other end, Ross County got 2 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
Over the course of their previous 6 clashes, St Johnstone have amassed a tally of 8 goals. The Saints have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 3 goals go into their own net.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes stretching back to 10/03/2018 shows us that Dundee have won 1 of these & St Johnstone 5, with the tally of drawn matches being 0.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 2 of them from The Dark Blues and 12 netted by The Saints. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
Team News: Dundee
Jordon Forster (Knock) and Finlay Robertson (Ankle Injury) won’t be available for Dundee manager James McPake.
Team News: St Johnstone
Thanks to a completely injury-free group to pick from, St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson has no fitness concerns at all coming into this game.
When taking everything into account, Dundee will have a tough ask to score goals against this St Johnstone lineup who we think should be able to grind out a win.
We’re therefore expecting a good tussle with a 0-1 advantage for St Johnstone at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park (11,506)
Captain: Charlie Adam
Chairman: Tim Keyes
Manager: James McPake
Competitions: Championship position 3, Scottish Cup (Third Round)
🔑 Star Player: Osman Sow
Typically played in the Striker position, Osman Sow was born in Stockholm, Sweden. After making a first senior appearance for Syrianska FC in the 2013 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 8 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 18 appearances.