DUNDEE UNITED striker Rakish Bingham accepts that he and his team-mates put in a disappointing showing against Dunfermline on Saturday afternoon and vowed to make amends when his side take on Ayr United at Somerset Park this evening.

Stevie Crawford’s men ran out deserved 2-0 winners at East End Park after goals from Kevin Nisbet and Jonathan Afolabi put the Pars in control of the tie on an afternoon where nothing went right for United.

Former Hamilton forward Bingham admitted that his team-mates are desperate to get back to winning ways with a win over Mark Kerr’s Ayr tonight and conceded that the travelling supporters deserve better.

“It’s not the result we wanted,” he said. “It’s not the performance we wanted to put out there. But there’s no time now, we need to dust ourselves down and go again against Ayr. We’re not pleased with how we played against Dunfermline.

“We were saying in the changing room that we need to turn it around, there’s no time to dwell on the defeat.


“We definitely owe the fans a result. You can see the turnout from Saturday [where around 2,500 fans travelled to Dunfermline] and if you’re a fan coming, you want to see your team perform. As much as they’re disappointed, we’re disappointed too and we’re going to do everything we can to put it right. There’s still 10 games to go.

“For us, people can say that the league is done but that’s not the way our mentality is. We go game by game. You can see Liverpool in the Premier League; they’re not finished, they go game by game and that’s what we’re going to do.

“The way we play football, we want to play with style and put in a performance out there on the pitch. On Saturday we didn’t earn the right to play our stuff. It was tough conditions but credit to Dunfermline, they done well. They were on the front foot, put us under pressure and we couldn’t quite deal with it. But we know what we need to do to put it right and we know what to expect going to Ayr.”