Graham Dorrans will get a big psychological boost from playing his first full match in over two years.
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.
The next two Dundee derbies have been switched to Friday nights.
The gap is getting bigger but the attitude at Dundee remains the same – the Championship title race will be a marathon, not a sprint.
James McPake admitted that he is “going over old ground” with his post-match reflections.
Seven games into the Championship season, Dundee are still struggling to build any sort of momentum.
Dundee striker Kane Hemmings keen to get among goals after admitting he could have made better start
Dundee striker Kane Hemmings is determined to get it right tonight after admitting he has under-performed since returning to the club.
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.
James McPake hates Dundee being called a work in progress because he knows time is never really on your side in football.