Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara is confident David Goodwillie will deliver goals after a frustrating night for the striker at Firhill.
Goodwillie, who has rejoined United on loan from Blackburn Rovers, was United's main goal threat but could not make the breakthrough in
"The goals will come, he's looking sharp," McNamara told BBC Radio Scotland.
"Both teams went at it. I thought it was an entertaining game."
The first match of the Scottish Premiership season pitched McNamara up against his former club but application and endeavour was countered by a lack of cutting edge in front of goal.
"At times, we were a bit sloppy," admitted McNamara.
"We could've picked them off a bit better in the last third. That was disappointing because I thought it was there for us.
"I'm glad this game's out the way now, we can go and concentrate on next week."