Date: 17th December 2005 at 9:49am
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Last saturday seen the draw for the third round of the Scottish Cup and Dundee Utd got a tough one.

The Arabs were paired with new firm rivals Aberdeen at Tannadice.

Home advantage will be important in this tie and United will be hoping it will be enough to see them progress.

It means that United will now play Aberdeen TWICE at home in January.

The Scottish Cup tie will take place on January 7th and they face each other on January 21st in the league.

Full Scottish Cup Third Round Draw:

Alloa Athletic v Livingston
Spartans v Queen’s Park
Queen of the South v Hamilton Academical
Hearts v Kilmarnock
Dundee United v Aberdeen
Ross County v Forfar Athletic
Falkirk v Brechin City
Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Ayr United
St Mirren v Motherwell
Hibernian v Arbroath
Rangers v Peterhead
St Johnstone v Gretna
Stirling Albion v Partick Thistle
Dundee v Stranraer
Clyde v Celtic
Dunfermline Athletic v Airdrie United

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Dundee United lost away to Livingston last week and sent manager Gordon Chisholm closer to the sack.

Livingston won 1-0 thanks to a Robert Snodgrass goal.

United’s team line up was:

Stillie, Wilson, McCracken, Ritchie, Archibald, Duff (Canero 71), Kerr, Fernandez (McIntyre 59), Robson, Samuel, Miller.
Subs Not Used: Samson, McInnes, Kenneth, Robertson, Goodwillie.