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ICT are prepared for Dundee United slog


By Alasdair Fraser

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Scott Kellacher says ICT have been working on breaking down stubborn defences. Picture: Ken Macpherson
Scott Kellacher says ICT have been working on breaking down stubborn defences. Picture: Ken Macpherson

Caley Thistle are primed and ready for Dundee United’s negativity tomorrow – after watching the Tannadice team cynically frustrate Ross County.

Robbie Neilson’s men showed just how streetwise they were by closing down the contest in Dingwall last month after grasping an early lead.

There were eventually a full seven minutes’ stoppage time added in the 1-0 victory, with United standing accused of using time-wasting tactics to break up the flow and run play down.

None of it came as any surprise to Inverness assistant manager Scott Kellacher, with his team encountering similar tactics on many occasions already this season.

The defensiveness of teams visiting the Caledonian Stadium might be viewed as a back-handed compliment, but it has contributed to a large number of lost points through a rash of home draws.

Kellacher and manager John Robertson have been working the players hard in an effort to counter such tactics as they chase a first home win in the league since mid-September’s triumph over Partick Thistle.

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.

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