Dundee Utd 0 - 1 Kilmarnock

Scottish Cup - Semi Final Replay
Tuesday, April 22nd, 1997, 7:30 PM at Easter Road
Attendance: 9,265
Referee: Jim McCluskey (Stewarton)
Dundee Utd  Kilmarnock

None. Jim McIntyre (86)

Team Managers
Tommy McLean
Bobby Williamson

Starting Eleven
Sieb Dijkstra
Steven Pressley
Mark Perry
Maurice Malpas
Erik Pedersen
Jamie Dolan
Ray McKinnon
Lars Zetterlund
Andy McLaren
Neil Duffy
Kjell Olofsson
Dragoje Lekovic
Gus MacPherson
Dylan Kerr
Ray Montgomerie
Kevin McGowne
Mark Reilly
David Bagan
John Henry
Paul Wright
Jim McIntyre
Gary Holt

Dave Bowman
Robbie Winters
Gary McSwegan
Colin McKee
Tom Brown
Robert Prytz

Robbie Winters for Maurice Malpas
Dave Bowman for Jamie Dolan
Tom Brown for Paul Wright (88)
Colin McKee for David Bagan (89)

None. Ray Montgomerie (71)

Red Cards
None. None.
Appearances & Goals To Date
Sieb Dijkstra (GK) 25 apps -
Steven Pressley 85 apps4 goals
Mark Perry 111 apps3 goals
Maurice Malpas 732 apps25 goals
Erik Pedersen 29 apps -
Jamie Dolan 17 apps -
Ray McKinnon 107 apps13 goals
Lars Zetterlund 29 apps1 goal
Andy McLaren 159 apps12 goals
Neil Duffy 16 apps1 goal
Kjell Olofsson 30 apps13 goals
Dave Bowman (sub) 400 apps12 goals
Robbie Winters (sub) 100 apps24 goals

Starting Lineup
Youngest Player:Steven Pressley (23 years 199 days)
Oldest Player:Maurice Malpas (34 years 271 days)
Average Player Age:28 years 341 days
Domestic Players:7 (63.64 % of starting eleven)

Matchday Squad
Youngest Player:Robbie Winters (22 years 175 days)
Oldest Player:Maurice Malpas (34 years 271 days)
Average Player Age:28 years 222 days
Domestic Players:10 (71.43 % of matchday squad)

First Team Debuts

Dave Bowman played his 400th major competitive game for the Club.
Robbie Winters played his 100th major competitive game for the Club.

Our Scottish Cup hopes were extinguished by Kilmamock who grabbed a late goal to signal an end of the stalemate. Unlike the first meeting, United took a stranglehold on first half proceedings but lacked that cutting edge in front of goal. A
Mark Perry header grazed the top of the bar, but that was about as close as we came to scoring.

When Maurice Malpas limped off with a recurrence of his calf strain,you could sense foreboding. Killie started the second half in sprightly fashion, Sieb Dybtra tipping over a McIntyre shot. Even the introduction of Robbie Winters failed to ignite the team despite having the advantage of the infamous Easter Road slope in that second half.

The killer goal came after 176 minute of this marathon tie. From a corner on the left Henry at the far post cut the ball back to Jim McIntyre who strongly side-footedhome to carry Kilmarnock into their first Scottish Cup final for 37 years and leave United and their fans distraught.

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