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.
There was no place like home for Dundee United as they showed brains, heart and courage to whizz three points clear at the top of the Championship.
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.
Lawrence Shankland saved Dundee United's blushes with a spectacular late double to beat Arbroath 2-1 at Tannadice.
A week earlier, Lawrence Shankland was the subject of a row. This time he was the focus of a “Wow.”
Arbroath can hit the heady heights of second spot in the Championship tonight.
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.
Arbroath assistant manager Ian Campbell reckons that the Lichties’ game with visitors Morton will be between two sides out to make a statement.