Celtic may be sweeping all before them in Scotland but Faissal El Bakhtaoui believes his Dundee side can bring the Hoops’ domestic domination to a halt – if they can play like Paris Saint-Germain.
In this week's Talking Football, Courier sports writers Ian Roache, Eric Nicolson and Neil Robertson assess the chances of a cup shock at Dens Park and reflect on the contrasting Championship form of Dundee United and Dunfermline.
Dundee’s A-Jay Leitch-Smith admits he would have loved to have had the chance to mark his Dens debut with a hat-trick but there was a big obstacle standing in his way – team-mate Sofien Moussa.
Dundee 3 St Johnstone 2: Dark Blues finally end long wait for Premiership win in pulsating Tayside derby
Five goals, three penalties and a red card – yes, this pulsating game at Dens Park was certainly worth the admission money for the 6,001 fans inside the ground.
Lewis Spence knows that Neil McCann has been a big believer in his qualities as a player ever since he was a teenager starting out at Dunfermline.
Dundee boss Neil McCann will have the luxury of a full squad to choose from for tomorrow’s crunch Tayside derby with St Johnstone.
Neil McCann admits he is frustrated and angry with his side’s Premiership results so far this season –but he still firmly believes his young Dundee squad are fully capable of turning things around.
Dundee’s Cammy Kerr insists he and his team-mates will come good and prove the doubters wrong.
Dundee boss Neil McCann has heaped praise on young defender Kerr Waddell saying he is just like a “big sponge” soaking up advice in his determination to learn what it takes to become a top player.
In this week's Talking Football, Ian Roache and Eric Nicolson look forward to the first Premiership Tayside derby of the season and a couple of big games in the Championship.