IT was not just Nadir Ciftci who would leave John Rankin in an awkward position inside Tannadice.
Dundee United made it back-to-back victories as they won a five-goal Scottish Premiership thriller 3-2 against Kilmarnock at Tannadice.
AND then there were three.
Dundee United progressed to the quarter-final of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a deserved win over St Mirren at Tannadice in their televised last-16 tie.
PARTICK Thistle have still to settle at Firhill this season, but yesterday they at least added a few homely touches around the place.