Kilmarnock manager Alex Dyer knew a good result would fall for his team eventually after securing a fantastic 4-0 win over Dundee United at Rugby Park.
Having failed to win any of their opening five games, they needed a victory over the Arabs to make sure they didn’t go into the international break winless. They secured it in some style.
Whilst the first half was fairly even, they were 2-0 up at the break thanks to Nicke Kabamba and Eamonn Brophy goals. They wrapped it up in style during the second 45, Kabamba getting another before a goal of the season contender from Rory McKenzie, a wonderful team move finished off by a chip over the keeper from the edge of the box.
It lifts Killie up the table and gives them some confidence heading into the international break. Dyer says a positive outcome was on the horizon for his team after plenty of hard work.
“I have always said it was coming with the way we have trained and played since the start of the season,” said Dyer. “It was important the lads kept believing in what we are trying to do and they never dropped their heads, even when they didn’t get the right results.
“We have come in every day and worked hard and showed today, with a little bit of fortune, we got the right result. We got the goals at the right time, the ones before half time settled us down a bit.
“The fourth goal is going to be a hard one to beat as it’s a good team goal with a great finish at the end by Rory McKenzie.
“The second half we knew they would come at us but once we knew we could break on them we were clinical up front. It was a good day.”