Photography by Paul Cooper

Scottish Championship, August 26 2017

St Mirren 3
  • Morgan (26, 48)
  • McShane (78)
Dundee United 0

Having spent much of the previous season battling against relegation, St Mirren had, under Jack Ross, made a promising start to the 2017/18 Scottish Championship campaign. They then encountered Dundee United, who had won each of their opening three fixtures.

If both sides had early chances to take the lead, it was Lewis Morgan, then a Scotland Under-21 international, who put the hosts in front in the 26th minute. Gregor Buchanan almost doubled that lead by half-time, but during the second half a further finish from Morgan, curled into the bottom corner from the edge of the penalty area, truly set Ross’ team up for victory. Capping a fine performance, Morgan then created the goal scored by Ian McShane with 12 minutes to play.

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