LIVE: Inverness 1-1 Dundee United

Dundee United are in the highlands to face Inverness Caley Thistle and despite weather warnings that the next ice age has arrived, conditions at the Tulloch Caledonian Stadium are not too bad.

After just one point from their last two games the Tangerines give a start to young attacker Matty Smith _ his first under boss Robbie Neilson.

Benjamin Siegrist returns in goal after injury and there's also a place for winger Billy King.

ICT strike first with a Tom Walsh goal in 18 minutes. King levels with 14 minutes to go.

Teams:

Utd - Siegrist, Murdoch, Booth, Frans, Fyvie, King, Stanton, Safranko, Smith, Bouhenna, Aird.

ICT - Ridgers, Rooney, Chalmers, Donaldson, McCart, Polworth, Doran, Walsh, Oakley, Welsh, McKay.

Referee: - Willie Collum.

14/12/18 Reverse order Timestamp format


  1. 1' - We're off in Inverness.

    TD Tom Duthie
  2. 1' - Word from the Utd camp is a few of the changes are down to illness.

    TD Tom Duthie
  3. 2' - King is operating in a central role behind Safranko.

    TD Tom Duthie
  4. 3' - Fyvie shoots from distance and it goes a distance over.

    TD Tom Duthie
  5. 5' - The clouds are gathering above the stadium, but so far conditions are good for a game of football.

    TD Tom Duthie
  6. 7' - As a quiet start continues, King cuts back onto his left to cross from the right, but the ball isn't right, it's wrong and floats harmlessly behind.

    TD Tom Duthie
  7. 10' - Murdoch with a fine pass to Aird on the left. He tries to pick out Safranko but there's too much on that pass.

    TD Tom Duthie
  8. 12' - ICT show at last as Walsh fires over from 16 yards. Decent chance, poor effort.

    TD Tom Duthie
  9. 13' - Corner Utd. Aird takes it. Chalmers heads clear. No quality in final third from either team so far.

    TD Tom Duthie
  10. 18' - The game finally comes to life and that's the bad news. The ball is worked to Walsh on the right of the area and he nets with a fine low drive to put the home side ahead.

    TD Tom Duthie
  11. 20' - Utd corner from the left sees Aird send in a decent ball, but Tannadice old boy Donaldson clears.

    TD Tom Duthie
  12. 21' - Caley break. Walsh could be in again, but Bouhenna saves the day with a fine interception.

    TD Tom Duthie
  13. 23' _ Home free kick in a dangerous position. Polworth beats the wall, but the shot is too high.

    TD Tom Duthie
  14. 25' - King burst into the box. His shot is blocked. The ball breaks to Fyvie but his effort is heading wide when Donaldson clears it.

    TD Tom Duthie
  15. 27' - Another Aird corner. This one reaches Safranko whose header is brilliantly saved by Ridgers.

    TD Tom Duthie
  16. 28' - Great save but that should have been 1-1.

    TD Tom Duthie
  17. 29' - Bouhenna booked for a challenge on Doran. That was wrestling.

    TD Tom Duthie
  18. 30' - Utd could probably argue they've had the best of the opening half hour. But they need more chances.

    TD Tom Duthie
  19. 31' - Oh dear. Bouhenna leaves a ball into his box. It goes straight to Oakley who shoots straight at Siegrist. That should have been two.

    TD Tom Duthie
  20. 35' - Smith feeds Stanton who shoots wide. The flag is up as well, though he looked on.

    TD Tom Duthie
  21. 37' - Despite being a goal up and missing another great chance, ICT are not playing well and they're taking some stick for it.

    TD Tom Duthie
  22. 40' - Utd are having a spell off pressure. But again there's a lack of shooting opportunities.

    TD Tom Duthie
  23. 41' - Aird cross to Safranko sees Ridgers make another decent save. At least Utd worked the keeper that time.

    TD Tom Duthie
  24. 42' - Safranko to King to Aird. His shot is blocked. That was a decent opening.

    TD Tom Duthie
  25. 44' - Booth cross from let, Smith blasts a shot on the turn and Ridgers makes a top class save. Great effort from the kid.

    TD Tom Duthie
  26. 45' - HT 1-0. Utd should not be behind, but they need to do more in attack.

    TD Tom Duthie
  27. 46' - Second half begins.

    TD Tom Duthie
  28. 49' - Rooney forward to Walsh. He takes his eye off the ball and it runs through to Siegrist. Phew!

    TD Tom Duthie
  29. 51' - A Smith volley is blocked. He's done well today.

    TD Tom Duthie
  30. 52' - Muroch fouls Doran. Willie Collum reaches for his pocket then decides a warning is enough. Well done Willie.

    TD Tom Duthie
  31. 55' - Utd haven't got going this half.

    TD Tom Duthie
  32. 58' - Already Inverness have a look of hold-what-we-have about them. They might just do it.

    TD Tom Duthie
  33. 59' - An another Aird corner bobbles about the home box before Ridgers claims the ball. He's impressed.

    TD Tom Duthie
  34. 63' - Utd send on McMullan for Aird. Travelling fans don't like that.

    TD Tom Duthie
  35. 65' - Utd head down the right. Murdoch to King who ends up committing a foul and that's another attack over.

    TD Tom Duthie
  36. 68' - McMullan tries to send Smith through. Donaldson steps in and clears the danger.

    TD Tom Duthie
  37. 69' - Safranko gets his head to a Murdoch cross from deep. From 16 yards it isn't going to bother Ridgers.

    TD Tom Duthie
  38. 70' - Curran on for Smith as Utd look for that equaliser.

    TD Tom Duthie
  39. 73' - ICT send on White for Oakley.

    TD Tom Duthie
  40. 75' - Utd force a couple of corners. From the second Safranko heads McMullan's cross a whisker wide.

    TD Tom Duthie
  41. 76' - GOAAAL. Low cross from Both and King takes a touch before netting with a great low shot from the edge of the box.

    TD Tom Duthie
  42. 78' - Right now Caley are heading for their 11th draw this term. The home fans don't seem to be relishing the thought of that. They are not happy.

    TD Tom Duthie
  43. 80' - McKay booked for a foul on Safranko. A wee bit harshly.

    TD Tom Duthie
  44. 80' - There's a game to be won here and Utd should be thinking they can.

    TD Tom Duthie
  45. 81' - King sends a low 20 yard a couple of feet wide.

    TD Tom Duthie
  46. 83' - McGregor on for Doran for home team.

    TD Tom Duthie
  47. 84' - McMullan and Safranko combine on the left, but the wee wide man is crowded out.

    TD Tom Duthie
  48. 85' - A rare home attack sees McGregor shoot from distance. It's an easy save for Siegrist.

    TD Tom Duthie
  49. 87' - King crosses from the right, but there are no takers.

    TD Tom Duthie
  50. 88' - It's all Utd and King sees a shot blocked.

    TD Tom Duthie
  51. 88' - Rabitsch on for Fyvie

    TD Tom Duthie
  52. 90' - Safranko must score! He heads straight at Ridgers. What a miss that was.

    TD Tom Duthie
  53. 90' - FT 1-1 One battling point earned, but it should have been three.

    TD Tom Duthie