Scottish Premiership briefing

  • Last Updated: January 11 2014, 16:03 GMT

Team news, statistics and our verdict for the rest of the weekend's action in the Scottish Premiership.

Jackie McNamara's Dundee United go to Inverness
Jackie McNamara's Dundee United go to Inverness

Sunday, January 12

Inverness v Dundee United

Inverness midfielder Ross Draper is suspended while winger Marley Watkins, who suffered a dead leg in the New Year derby game against Ross County, has trained ahead of the match with manager John Hughes hopeful of his inclusion. Captain Richie Foran (shoulder) remains out while midfield playmaker James Vincent is ready to step up training after recovering from a fractured leg.

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara will add on-loan Brentford striker Farid El Alagui to his squad and he is in line to make his debut after signing until the end of the season. Nadir Ciftci (groin) is struggling to make it while defender Mark Wilson is out for a two weeks with a stomach muscle strain. Defender Gavin Gunning is fighting to shake off a leg knock in time to play.

Last season: Inverness 1 Dundee Utd 2, Inverness 0 Dundee Utd 0 Dundee Utd 4 Inverness 4, Inverness 4 Dundee Utd 0

Last five league matches: Inverness W L D L L; Dundee Utd W L L L D

Top scorers (all competitions): Billy McKay (Inverness) 17; Nadir Ciftci (Dundee Utd) 8

Referee: John Beaton

Our verdict: Inverness 1 Dundee United 2


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