Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 0, Dundee United 2.
Dundee United continued their revival under Robbie Neilson by sweeping aside Dunfermline Athletic at East End Park.
Paul McMullan headed United into the lead after 24 minutes in front of more than 1800 visiting fans.
And Billy King doubled the lead on the hour, before McMullan missed a penalty.
The win takes United's tally under Neilson to seven points from three matches and moves them up to third in the Championship, five adrift of leaders Ross County.
Dunfermline, meanwhile, stay in seventh place, five points behind the play-off spots.
- 28CraigenSubstituted forConnollyat 62'minutes
- 19VincentSubstituted forThomsonat 77'minutes
- 10LongridgeSubstituted forRyanat 69'minutes
- 18El BakhtaouiBooked at 25mins
- 19BouhennaBooked at 46mins
- 4FransBooked at 43mins
- 12StantonBooked at 82mins
- 8FyvieBooked at 90mins
- 33AirdSubstituted forRabitschat 78'minutes
- 11KingSubstituted forClarkat 63'minutesBooked at 63mins
- 14SafrankoSubstituted forCurranat 90+1'minutes
- Steven Kirkland
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 0, Dundee United 2.
Lee Ashcroft (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Craig Curran (Dundee United).
Attempt saved. Andy Ryan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Fraser Fyvie (Dundee United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Fraser Fyvie (Dundee United).
Substitution, Dundee United. Craig Curran replaces Pavol Safranko because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Lee Ashcroft (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Paul McMullan.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Callum Booth.
Foul by Danny Devine (Dunfermline Athletic).
Pavol Safranko (Dundee United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Fraser Fyvie (Dundee United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Dundee United. Conceded by Danny Devine.
Samuel Stanton (Dundee United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Samuel Stanton (Dundee United) has gone down, but that's a dive.
Penalty conceded by Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) after a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty missed! Still Dunfermline Athletic 0, Dundee United 2. Paul McMullan (Dundee United) hits the right post with a right footed shot.