Kane Hemmings and Lawrence Shankland will both want to shine in the Dundee derby spotlight.
The Scottish Cup fourth round ties for both Dundee clubs will be live on BBC One Scotland in the new year.
Seven games into the Championship season, Dundee are still struggling to build any sort of momentum.
Dundee’s wait for an away league victory is over.
TALKING FOOTBALL: No St Johnstone crisis yet (and Lawrence Shankland is priceless for Dundee United)
Bottom of the table St Johnstone's wait for a first league win continues. Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson assess how worrying the situation is becoming, as well as the implications of Lawrence Shankland's Scotland call-up.
Dundee’s four-game winless run is over after a nervy 4-3 victory over in-form Dunfermline.
From thinking the injury situation at Dens Park was clearing up, Dundee manager James McPake may have another mini-crisis to deal with.
In this week's Talking Football, Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache look into St Johnstone's pre-Christmas revival, pick a date for Dundee United's title coronation and discuss why even a Dundee win didn't make some fans happy.
In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache assess the significance of Dundee United's first league defeat, James McPake's willingness to make bold selection calls and St Johnstone's new signings making their mark.
There has been so much negativity surrounding the Scottish national team for so long.