Scottish Championship
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Greenock Morton 1-2 Dundee

Dundee forward Craig Beattie

Dundee moved joint-top of the Scottish Championship with victory against bottom side Greenock Morton.

Craig Beattie's strike put the visitors ahead and Declan Gallacher headed Dundee's second before half-time.

Dougie Imrie finished neatly past Kyle Letheren with more than half-an-hour remaining to give Morton hope.

But the home side could not find a leveller, meaning Dundee moved level on points with Hamilton, who have an inferior goal difference.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 23Caraux
  • 12Reid
  • 4PeciarBooked at 60mins
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 22O'WareSubstituted forMcNeilat 45'minutes
  • 6McLaughlinBooked at 73minsSubstituted forHabaiat 74'minutes
  • 17NicholsonBooked at 28mins
  • 21Bachirou
  • 20Gómez Novo
  • 16StirlingSubstituted forRussellat 67'minutes
  • 8Imrie

Substitutes

  • 1Gaston
  • 7McKee
  • 10Campbell
  • 18Habai
  • 26Fulton
  • 27McNeil
  • 28Russell

Dundee

  • 1Letheren
  • 2Irvine
  • 3Lockwood
  • 10Rae
  • 18Gallagher
  • 6Davidson
  • 7Riley
  • 20McAlister
  • 29BeattieSubstituted forBoyleat 83'minutes
  • 9MacDonald
  • 11ConroySubstituted forMcBrideat 77'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 8McBride
  • 14Mcintosh
  • 15Monti
  • 17Benedictus
  • 23Boyle
  • 24Twardzik
  • 33Wighton
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
1,536

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamDundee
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away7
Corners
Home7
Away10
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Morton 1, Dundee 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morton 1, Dundee 2.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Craig Reid.

Attempt blocked. Kevin McBride (Dundee) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Marc Fitzpatrick.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Dougie Imrie.

Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Kevin McBride (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Kevin McBride (Dundee).

Foul by Tomas Peciar (Morton).

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

Attempt saved. Craig Reid (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Martin Boyle replaces Craig Beattie.

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

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

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Tomas Peciar.

Jake Nicholson (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Irvine (Dundee).

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Kevin McBride replaces Ryan Conroy because of an injury.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Gary Irvine.

Attempt blocked. Craig Reid (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.

Attempt blocked. Fouad Bachirou (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Michal Habai replaces Mark McLaughlin.

Attempt missed. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Booking

Mark McLaughlin (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Mark McLaughlin (Morton).

Jim McAlister (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicholas Riley (Dundee).

Attempt missed. Nacho Novo (Morton) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Mark Russell replaces Stephen Stirling.

Attempt missed. Jim McAlister (Dundee) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Tomas Peciar (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Beattie (Dundee).

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kyle Letheren.

Attempt saved. Dougie Imrie (Morton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Tomas Peciar (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Tomas Peciar (Morton).

Craig Beattie (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee1593328141430
2Hamilton1593321111030
3Falkirk1574427151225
4Raith Rovers157442219325
5Alloa157351715224
6Livingston156272730-320
7Queen of Sth155372019118
8Dumbarton155372127-618
9Cowdenbeath1532101934-1511
10Morton1523101533-189
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