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.
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.
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.
TALKING FOOTBALL: Dundee have to worry about Dundee United gap AND the teams that are now above them
In this week's Talking Football Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson have the last word on the Dundee derby and its implications, as well as assessing deadline day for St Johnstone.
Dundee players left Dens Park to a chorus of boos on Saturday.
In this week's Talking Football Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson discuss the Scottish Cup tie of the weekend at Tannadice, a chance for Dundee to make a point and the Matty Kennedy transfer story.
In this week's Talking Football Podcast Ian Roache, Jim Spence and Eric Nicolson debate whether the Championship title race has already become a procession for Dundee United.
Grim results and worrying trends are put under the microscope in this week's Talking Football with Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache.