Steelmen boss Stuart McCall reckons it will be another close encounter when ‘Well face Dundee Utd at Fir Park tomorrow (Wednesday).
Although both teams have struggled in recent times, Motherwell halted their run with a fine 3-1 win over St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park.
Peter Houston’s men bounced back from their Cup exit to Hearts with a scintillating comeback against Celtic at Tannadice, scoring twice in the closing stages to secure a deserved draw.
The teams go head to head for the first time this season and McCall is sure it’ll be a tight affair.
[pullquote]I think it will be a very tight game, although I find myself saying this at every press conference because there is really nothing between the teams in the league.[/pullquote]
He said: “The preparations have been good however, like I keep saying, we don’t become a bad team overnight but likewise we don’t become world beaters.
“I think it will be a very tight game, although I find myself saying this at every press conference because there is really nothing between the teams in the league. They have had highs and lows recently.
“I’m sure they would have been looking forward to get through to the next round of the cup but went out on penalties, which is a massive blow. But then to fight back from 2-0 down against the champions when it looked like there was no way back showed they have got great spirit and it will give them confidence. Mackay-Stevens is back for them now and Skacel, Daly and Russell are all available who can all cause us problems. It will be an entertaining game and a very close one.
“We’ll take confidence from Saturdays result but we’ve got to build on it and look to keep collecting points.”