Dundee U v St Johnst’n preview

Defender Sean Dillon is again out as Dundee United tackle St

Johnstone in the Scottish Premier League on Boxing Day.

The Irishman has missed the last four games with a troublesome

thigh injury and could be absent until after the winter break.

Winger Gary Mackay-Steven remains out with a broken hand.

Chris Millar is doubtful with a groin injury for St


Millar was replaced by Paddy Cregg midway through the first half

of the loss to Aberdeen on Saturday.

Winger Peter Pawlett is available again after missing the match

with his parent club, but Jamie Adams (back) and his fellow

midfielder David Robertson (broken leg) remain out.