Ross County 1-2 Dundee Utd

By Charles BannermanBBC Scotland

Dundee United again came from behind to grab thee invaluable away points against Ross County in Dingwall.

Iain Vigurs headed home a Richard Brittain cross at the front post to break the deadlock.

However, Johnny Russell cashed in on a goalkeeping error to level the match with his eighth of the season.

And winger Stuart Armstrong tapped in from close range from a Russell through ball to secure the three points which lift United into seventh place.

Early in the game County keeper Michael Fraser did well to block a joint attack by Jon Daly and Russell.

At the other end Radoslaw Cierzniak did just as well to parry an 18 yard blockbuster from Rocco Quinn and then produced a great block to deny Sam Morrow who had been set up by a long header from Ross Tokely.

Sean Dillon cleared a Stuart Kettlewell cut-back off the line but, although County shaded the first half in terms of chances, it remained goalless.

The deadlock was broken three minutes after the restart, when Richard Brittain sent in a fine cross from the right and Iain Vigurs was on hand to find the net with a glancing header to give the home side the lead.

But that lasted for just four minutes when Michael Fraser inexplicably came right out of his box towards Johny Russell who had the simplest of tasks to roll the ball into the net from 20 yards, in what looked like slow motion, from out on the right.

With 69 minutes on the clock Dundee United made the vital breakthrough which secured all three points when Russell found Daly, who headed the ball across goal to leave Stuart Armstrong with the simplest of tap-ins at the back post.

Rudi Skacel came off the bench early in the second half and contributed extra bite to United, who looked especially dangerous on the counter attack.

He missed out with a couple of shots, one well saved by Fraser, but his best and closest effort came with what was literally the last kick of the ball.

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