Tam Scobbie knows all about Tayside derbies having played in enough of them for St Johnstone.
Dundee United slumped to their second successive Championship defeat after being comprehensively beaten by Inverness at Tannadice.
As is often the case when a game is drawn, both Dunfermline and Dundee United felt they deserved to have won.
If Gary Locke was in any doubt just how much the derby with Dunfermline means to Raith fans, he has been reminded in no uncertain terms by veteran supporter “Super Joe”.
Dundee boss Neil McCann admits the anger he felt after his side lost against Kilmarnock on Tuesday night will continue to burn within him until his players put things right and return to winning ways.
St Johnstone missed out on the chance to move up to second in the Ladbrokes Premiership table after this defeat against Partick Thistle.
Dundee United boss Ray McKinnon believes his side have built up a fair head of steam ahead of next week’s derby at Dens.
For the second game in succession, Dundee gave themselves a mountain to climb.
St Johnstone fans can start looking out their passports once more with their side securing a place in Europe with this narrow but deserved win over Partick Thistle at McDiarmid Park.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he will have to shuffle his pack once more as his side continue to negotiate a gruelling fixture schedule with tonight’s game against Albion Rovers.