Dunfermline frontman Ryan Dow has told Dundee's fans that their taunts just spurred him on.
In Talking Football, our writers Ian Roache, Eric Nicolson and Neil Robertson look at Dundee United's get-out-of-jail win over Arbroath, wonder why Dundee keep losing goals from setpieces and consider St Johnstone's heavy home defeat to Rangers.
Manager James McPake understands why Dundee fans have been getting the jitters but hopes nerves will be calmed soon.
Dundee boss James McPake admitted his side fell well short of the standard he has set them in a torrid first half at East End Park.
Bobby Linn almost blushed when he was told his name had just been dropped into the same sentence as that of the great Lionel Messi.
Dundee penalised Dunfermline on Championship opening night as two Danny Johnson spotkicks secured what had seemed an unlikely draw.
Rab Douglas: Late loss hard to take but Arbroath have to be upbeat after running Dundee United so close
On reflection, the only disappointing thing about Arbroath’s trip to Tannadice was that there were no points to take back down the road.
Championship report card: Dundee United in good place despite Arbroath scare but Dundee behind schedule
The Championship campaign is six matches in and our writer Ian Roache assesses how the four Courier country clubs are faring.
Dundee’s players have cancelled their Christmas night out in favour of hard work on the training pitch.
Like every other Scotland fan I have been left extremely disappointed by the last two results.