On the 28th of May, in this week 38 match, Motherwell plays host to Dundee United in a clash of these two closely matched Premiership teams. The game day is forecasted to be a cloudy and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 14 degrees, which is great football weather. 1st placed Motherwell is fresh off their 1-1 draw against Livingston. Kevin van Veen scored the first goal for Motherwell in the 3rd minute, but Andrew Shinnie got the equalizer for Livingston in the 83rd minute earning them at least the one point. With 20 points in their last 10 matches Motherwell should be reasonably happy with their performance, while dundee United is fresh off their 0-3 loss against Kilmarnock. Kyle Vassell scored the first goal for Kilmarnock in the 14th minute, then Kyle Vassell added another in the 44th minute In the end, Dundee United couldn’t muster any offence and Kilmarnock ran away with the shutout win. Dundee United is looking for direction having earned 11 points in their last 10 matches.
Dundee United and Motherwell last played eachother at the Fir Park on the 15th of April. Dundee United was victorious by a score of 2 to 1. Kevin van Veen scored the first goal for Motherwell in the 22nd minute, then in the 63rd minute, Ian Harkes sent in a beautiful pass which was converted by Ilmari Niskanen Finally they completed the comback victory in the 71st minute on a penalty goal by Jamie McGrath to cap off a wild match.
Dundee United’s top weapon lately has been Jamie McGrath, who has two goals in the last five matches. Kevin van Veen has been on a hot streak lately. In the last five games, hes scored five goals for Motherwell.