A classic David vs Goliath Scottish Cup tie at Tannadice, so will this produce one of the biggest shocks in the competition’s 150 year history?
Visitors University of Stirling are from the Lowland League, part of the fifth-tier, and are enjoying their best-ever Scottish Cup run.
So far, Chris Geddes’ men have ousted Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale, Dunbar United and the Albion Rovers in extra time, thereby setting up a first-ever meeting with top-flight opposition.
In stark contrast to their opponents, Dundee United have won six major honours in their history, including this trophy in 1994 and 2010.
The Tangerines began this season in European competition, beating AZ 1-0 in the home leg, and are now facing a University side in the cup.
In truth, it’s been a season of turmoil for the Arabs so far, sat tenth in the Premiership, despite drawing 2-2 with Hibs last weekend.
Nevertheless, Dundee United have not lost a Scottish Cup to a lower-league outfit for 21 years, with that fact unlikely to change.
Will Liam Fox’s team be far too strong, thereby ending University of Stirling’s fairytale adventure?