Montrose 0 - 1 Dundee Utd

Forfarshire Cup - Semi Final
Thursday, March 24th, 2005, 7:30 PM at Links Park
Montrose Dundee Utd

Goalscorers
None. Garry Kenneth (67)

Team Managers
Henry Hall Gordon Chisholm

Starting Eleven
Michael Hankinson
Kerr Dodds
Stuart Ferguson
Darren Spink
Neil Stephen
Paul Doyle
Robert Smith
Euan Hall
Duncan McLean
Ross Graham
Graeme Sharp
Nick Colgan
Garry Kenneth
Alan Archibald
Paul Ritchie
Barry Robson
Derek McInnes
Greg Cameron
Billy Dodds
Collin Samuel
James Grady
Jason Scotland

Bench
Jim Butter
Calum Watson
Kevin Webster
Maritn Wood
Barry Donachie
Tony Bullock
Stuart Duff
Barry Callaghan
Graeme Holmes
David Robertson

Substitutions
Kevin Webster for Ross Graham (60)
Martin Wood for Graeme Sharp (65)
Calum Watson for Kerr Dodds (70)
Stuart Duff for Billy Dodds (59)
Barry Callaghan for Greg Cameron (65)

In a fairly even first half, Third Division Montrose gave as good as they got with Smith in particular causing the United rearguard problems. It was he who came closest for the home side when he hit the base of the post five minutes from the interval. For their part United had plenty possession but were unable to carve out a real goal scoring opportunity.

After the break United moved to a 4-4-2 set up and the effects were evident as the Tangerines had by far the better of the half but still they were not on target as often as they should have been and several good moves ended with players missing the target. The goal that settled the match came from a corner kick by substitute Callaghan who curled in a great ball for Kenneth to head home from close range.

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