Scottish League Cup - Group C
Inverness CT1Dundee Utd1
Dundee United win 4-1 on penalties

Inverness CT 1-1 Dundee United (1-4 pens)

Scott Boden headed the hosts into a first-half lead
Boden headed the hosts into a first-half lead

Dundee United earned a valuable League Cup bonus point after coming from behind to draw at Inverness CT.

Scott Boden nodded the hosts in front on 35 minutes but Stewart Murdoch curled in a lovely equaliser early in the second half.

Simon Murray missed a glorious one-on-one chance for the Championship side.

However, the United striker slammed in the winning shoot-out penalty, with Greg Tansey and Ross Draper missing from the spot for the hosts.

United top Group C on seven points, one ahead of Dunfermline, who were 3-0 winners at Cowdenbeath.

Caley Thistle are now on four points and like the Pars have played a game less than the Tannadice team.

Richie Foran's side opened the scoring with a goal of real simplicity. Carl Tremarco took a throw-in near the corner flag, Gary Warren nodded on and Boden found space in the six yard box to head the ball home.

Before that Lewis Toshney was very unlucky for United, a late run to the back post was rewarded as he connected with Nick van der Velden's delivery but the ball clipped the crossbar and away.

United's response came immediately after half time, with Murray surging away on the right to find Blair Spittal, who laid the ball off to Murdoch and the midfielder curled a magnificent first time shot home.

Spittal tried for a quick-fire second but dragged a shot narrowly wide as United started the second period brilliantly.

Murray was then presented with a gift from Draper's loose pass on the edge of his penalty box. The striker dashed forward and clipped a shot beyond advancing keeper Cameron McKay but his effort slipped inches wide.

Boden went close to adding a second for the hosts before a Tansey free-kick was pushed away by Cammy Bell, who then saved Liam Polworth's low drive.

Neither side could find the winner with United slotting home all four of their spot-kicks to earn an extra point.

Line-ups

Inverness CT

  • 31Mackay
  • 2Raven
  • 5Warren
  • 4McNaughton
  • 3Tremarco
  • 7Polworth
  • 8DraperBooked at 37mins
  • 16Tansey
  • 20King
  • 11VigursSubstituted forMulraneyat 59'minutes
  • 19BodenSubstituted forFisherat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Brown
  • 15Mulraney
  • 17Horner
  • 18Fisher
  • 21Sutherland
  • 25Fon Williams

Dundee Utd

  • 1Bell
  • 6Toshney
  • 5Donaldson
  • 4DurnanBooked at 79mins
  • 3DixonSubstituted forDillonat 45'minutes
  • 7SpittalSubstituted forObadeyiat 67'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 16Flood
  • 8Murdoch
  • 23van der VeldenBooked at 49minsSubstituted forAnierat 79'minutes
  • 15Smith
  • 9Murray

Substitutes

  • 2Dillon
  • 10Fraser
  • 11Obadeyi
  • 12Telfer
  • 20Anier
  • 21Zwick
  • 32Souttar
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
1,839

Match Stats

Home TeamInverness CTAway TeamDundee Utd
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Inverness CT 1(1), Dundee United 1(4).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Inverness CT 1(1), Dundee United 1(4).

Goal!

Goal! Inverness CT 1(1), Dundee United 1(4). Simon Murray (Dundee United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Ross Draper (Inverness CT) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Inverness CT 1(1), Dundee United 1(3). Stewart Murdoch (Dundee United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty saved! Greg Tansey (Inverness CT) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Inverness CT 1(1), Dundee United 1(2). Coll Donaldson (Dundee United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Inverness CT 1(1), Dundee United 1(1). Carl Tremarco (Inverness CT) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Inverness CT 1, Dundee United 1(1). Tope Obadeyi (Dundee United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Inverness CT 1, Dundee United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Inverness CT 1, Dundee United 1.

Attempt missed. David Raven (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Billy King (Inverness CT) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Cameron Smith (Dundee United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Alex Fisher (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Jake Mulraney (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sean Dillon (Dundee United).

Attempt missed. Tope Obadeyi (Dundee United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Greg Tansey (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tope Obadeyi (Dundee United).

Attempt blocked. Tope Obadeyi (Dundee United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Mark Durnan.

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Alex Fisher replaces Scott Boden.

Jake Mulraney (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Henri Anier (Dundee United).

Henri Anier (Dundee United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Warren (Inverness CT).

Attempt missed. Liam Polworth (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Booking

Tope Obadeyi (Dundee United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jake Mulraney (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tope Obadeyi (Dundee United).

Booking

Mark Durnan (Dundee United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Scott Boden (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Durnan (Dundee United).

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee United. Henri Anier replaces Nick van der Velden.

Attempt saved. Liam Polworth (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Greg Tansey (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Jake Mulraney (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Coll Donaldson (Dundee United).

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 23rd July 2016

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1East Fife32105238
2Dundee21107344
3Peterhead21013213
4Forfar201124-22
5Dumbarton3012410-61

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Johnstone22006156
2Stirling21012203
3Brechin210145-13
4Falkirk310234-13
5Elgin310258-33

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee Utd31208357
2Dunfermline22006066
3Inverness CT21103214
4Arbroath201114-31
5Cowdenbeath3003211-90

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Raith Rovers32105328
2Alloa22006066
3Ross County21102114
4Montrose300315-40
5Cove Rangers200216-50

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Queen of Sth32015236
2Partick Thistle22003126
3Queen's Park21012203
4Airdrieonians310224-23
5Stenhousemuir200214-30

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers33007079
2Stranraer22005236
3Motherwell21013303
4Annan Athletic300327-50
5East Stirlingshire200216-50

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr32013216
2St Mirren320145-16
3Livingston21015323
4Hamilton21014223
5Edinburgh City200204-40

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Morton32103038
2Albion20200003
3Kilmarnock210123-13
4Berwick20201102
5Clyde301224-22
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