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Tannadice Park (ATT 6,128) 16th September 2007 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Dougal

Dundee U Dundee United vs St Mirren St Mirren

United climb to third

Hunt and Roberson goals send United into third

By Peter O'Rourke.   Last Updated: 16/09/07 5:02pm

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Hunt: Opened the scoring

Hunt: Opened the scoring

Dundee United moved into third spot in the SPL with a 2-0 win over St Mirren at Tannadice.

Goals from Noel Hunt and Jordan Robertson were enough to give Craig Levein's men their third successive win.

St Mirren finished the game with ten men after Franco Miranda was red carded midway through the second half.

United broke the deadlock on 38 minutes when Robertson's shot broke off the unlucky Miranda and into the path of Hunt, who skilfully rounded goalkeeper Chris Smith before rolling the ball into the empty net.

St Mirren suffered a blow on 67 minutes when Miranda was sent off for a second bookable offence after bringing down United midfielder Barry Robson.

Dundee United made their numerical advantage count almost immediately with Robertson converting Steven Robb's cross.

Dundee United 2 St Mirren 0
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Scottish Premiership

Scottish Premiership
Pos Team P Pts
1 Celtic 17 38
2 Dundee United 17 34
3 Aberdeen 17 34
4 Hamilton Academical 17 33
5 Inverness CT 17 32
6 St Johnstone 17 26
7 Dundee 17 21
8 Kilmarnock 17 21
9 Partick Thistle 17 20
10 Motherwell 17 14
11 Ross County 17 9
12 St Mirren 17 8

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