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Dundee Utd v St Mirren preview

Dundee United full-back Keith Watson hopes to prove his fitness to play in Sunday's SPL clash with St Mirren at Tannadice.

Watson went off nursing a shoulder injury in the Tayside derby draw against St Johnstone on Boxing Day.

Winger Gary Mackay-Steven is still out after breaking his hand recently while Sean Dillon is set to be sidelined again as he struggles to get over a thigh injury.

St Mirren will be without Kenny McLean, whounderwent minor knee surgery on Friday and is expected to be sidelined for a number of weeks.

Marc McAusland and Jim Goodwin are both back from suspension, while Paul Dummett could also come into contention after missing the Boxing Day draw at Inverness with a muscle complaint.