Dundee United’s Calum Butcher is hopeful that tomorrow night’s game against Motherwell can be a turning point in the Tannadice club’s season.

After a more than decent start to their return to the Premiership Dundee United’s form has tailed off recently. They are without a win in their last seven games, and most recently lost 2-0 to Hibernian.

Feel performances are improving

Now they take on Motherwell at Fir Park, looking for a win that could help take them back into the top six. Butcher feels that despite the loss to Hibernian, performances are getting there and a return to winning ways won’t be far away.

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Calum Butcher of Dundee United in action against Celtic (Photo by Steve Welsh/Pool via Getty Images)

“They’re massive games after we’ve gone through a tough period, and we need to come out the other end now. Tomorrow could be the turning point for that, but we have to stick together. That’s the only way out of it” he said (The Courier).


“Positive signs”

“Every team has these tough periods, and it’s how you come out of them. I saw really positive signs on Saturday. I felt good on the pitch and I felt at 1-0 we could’ve still got something.

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Calum Butcher puts in a challenge against Rangers (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

“The second goal kills it and I felt like on Saturday we just didn’t get the rub of the green. Little moments – a cross or a pass or a set piece – just weren’t dropping for us” Butcher mused.

As it stands Dundee United are well clear of the relegation places. However, they will want to return to winning ways as soon as possible to ensure that they don’t get dragged into that particular battle.

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