Dundee United will host Ross County at Tannadice Park in round 23 of the Scottish Premiership. Both teams are in the bottom half of the table and have lost ten matches each this season. The last match played between the two teams ended with a 1-1 result.
Dundee United are one of the out-of-form teams in the league. They played a 1-1 draw against the same opponents in November and lost six games in a row after that. Dundee United have scored 17 goals with an xG rate of 18.47. They are the second-lowest goal-scoring team in the league. In return, the team has conceded 25 goals with an xGA of 31.17.
The above shot map shows all the 202 shots attempted by Dundee United this season. The home team averages 9.04 shots per 90 and managed to hit the target 78 times. A total of 100 shots have been attempted from inside the opposition’s penalty box, with a 42% shot accuracy rate. Only St. Johnstone attempted fewer shots than Dundee Untied from inside the penalty box. The rest of the shots were attempted from outside the opposition penalty box.
Tonny Watt is the highest goal scorer in the team, with nine goals in 19 appearances. His teammates Ryan Edwards and Ian Harkes have scored three goals each.
Ross County sits tenth in the league table with 21 points from 21 games. The visitors have scored 30 goals with an xG rate of 24.85. They have the second-worst defensive record and have conceded 36 goals. Their xGA rate is the fifth-best at 26.70. Ross County have improved their defensive record in the last ten games and have conceded 14 goals.
In the last round of the Scottish Premiership, Ross County completed an impressive 3-1 victory over Motherwell. Motherwell dominated the possession and attempted more shots than Ross County. Despite being reduced to ten men, the home team scored two goals. Ross County players attempted four shots, and Regan Charles-Cook scored two goals. The opener came in the form of an own goal.
Ross County players have attempted 207 shots and average 9.18 shots per 90. They have managed to hit 83 shots on target with a shot accuracy rate of 40.07%. A total of 121 shots have been attempted from inside the opposition penalty box, and 54 shots have been on target. Regan Charles-Cook is the highest goal scorer and has a high shot conversion rate.
Ross County will carry the momentum into this game and have a better record than the home team in recent games. Dundee United, on the other hand, will look to end their losing streak and get back to winning ways.