Second-placed Dundee moved to within three points of Scottish Championship leaders Hamilton with victory at New Douglas Park.

Iain Davidson volleyed home Jim McAlister's cross to put the visitors ahead in the first half.

Declan Gallacher slotted home following good work by Nicky Riley as Dundee doubled their advantage.

And Peter MacDonald added a late third for John Brown's side, heading home Martin Boyle's cross.

Lineup, Bookings (0) & Substitutions (6)

Hamilton Academical

  • 01 Cuthbert
  • 02 Gordon
  • 03 Hendrie (Kilday - 29' )
  • 06 Gillespie (Tena - 74' )
  • 04 Devlin
  • 05 Canning
  • 18 MacKinnon
  • 11 Crawford
  • 09 McShane
  • 07 Keatings (Longridge - 67' )
  • 22 Andreu

Substitutes

  • 16 Watson
  • 17 Longridge
  • 19 Currie
  • 20 Brophy
  • 24 Tena
  • 32 Ryan
  • 33 Kilday

Dundee

  • 01 Letheren
  • 02 Irvine
  • 03 Lockwood
  • 10 Rae
  • 06 Davidson
  • 18 Gallagher
  • 07 Riley (McBride - 92' )
  • 20 McAlister
  • 33 Wighton (Boyle - 82' )
  • 09 MacDonald (Beattie - 91' )
  • 11 Conroy

Substitutes

  • 08 McBride
  • 12 Gibson
  • 15 Monti
  • 16 Doris
  • 21 Thomson
  • 23 Boyle
  • 29 Beattie
Ref: Bobby Madden
Att: 2,077

Match Stats

Shots

12 8

On target

5 3

Corners

4 4

Fouls

7 9

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 3.

90:00 +2:32 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 3.

90:00 +1:03 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dundee. Kevin McBride replaces Nicholas Riley.

90:00 +0:48 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dundee. Craig Beattie replaces Peter MacDonald.

89:59 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 3. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Martin Boyle.

81:32 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dundee. Martin Boyle replaces Craig Wighton.

77:39

Attempt missed. Nicholas Riley (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

77:10

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Matthew Lockwood.

73:53

Foul by Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical).

73:53

Matthew Lockwood (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

73:48 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Jesus Garcia Tena replaces Grant Gillespie.

73:08

Attempt saved. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

72:43

Jon McShane (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

72:43

Foul by Iain Davidson (Dundee).

70:31

Foul by Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical).

70:31

Matthew Lockwood (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

70:01

Attempt missed. Iain Davidson (Dundee) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is too high.

69:32

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Ziggy Gordon.

68:28

Attempt missed. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

67:26

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.

66:49 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Louis Longridge replaces James Keatings.

65:17

Attempt saved. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

63:26

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Lee Kilday.

61:35

Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

61:35

Foul by Nicholas Riley (Dundee).

59:18

Foul by Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical).

59:18

Peter MacDonald (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

59:05

Attempt missed. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

56:53 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 2. Declan Gallagher (Dundee) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nicholas Riley.

56:33

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Lee Kilday.

54:47

Attempt saved. Lee Kilday (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

53:10

Attempt saved. Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

52:45

Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick on the right wing.

52:45

Foul by Ryan Conroy (Dundee).

51:57

Attempt missed. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

49:35

Foul by Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical).

49:35

Gary Irvine (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

48:51

Attempt missed. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

47:34

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

47:34

Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45:00

Second Half begins Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 1.

45:00 +2:57 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 1.

45:00 +2:31

Nicholas Riley (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

45:00 +2:31

Foul by James Keatings (Hamilton Academical).

45:00 +0:41

Attempt missed. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

43:47

Attempt missed. Jon McShane (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

41:55

Attempt missed. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

39:32

Foul by Jim McAlister (Dundee).

39:32

Stephen Hendrie (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

28:19 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Lee Kilday replaces Stephen Hendrie because of an injury.

27:17

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Iain Davidson.

23:00

Jon McShane (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

22:56

Foul by Gary Irvine (Dundee).

20:16

Attempt missed. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

18:04

Iain Davidson (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

18:04

Foul by James Keatings (Hamilton Academical).

16:56

Foul by Nicholas Riley (Dundee).

16:56

Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

15:40 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Hamilton Academical 0, Dundee 1. Iain Davidson (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jim McAlister.

15:03

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Ziggy Gordon.

9:47

Attempt missed. Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

6:13

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Gary Irvine.

4:23

Attempt missed. Jim McAlister (Dundee) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

3:56

Grant Gillespie (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

3:56

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

1:27

Attempt saved. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

1:04

Foul by Gavin Rae (Dundee).

1:04

Jon McShane (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

0:09

Nicholas Riley (Dundee) wins a free kick on the left wing.

0:09

Foul by Stephen Hendrie (Hamilton Academical).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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