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!

Goal! Morton 1, Dundee 2. Dougie Imrie (Morton) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fouad Bachirou.
Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Nicholas Riley (Dundee).
Attempt missed. Craig Beattie (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).
Jim McAlister (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. Declan Gallagher (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Stephen Stirling (Morton).
Ryan Conroy (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Mark McLaughlin (Morton) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.
Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Nicolas Caraux.
Attempt saved. Jim McAlister (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Second Half

Second Half begins Morton 0, Dundee 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. David McNeil replaces Thomas O'Ware.

Half Time

First Half ends, Morton 0, Dundee 2.

Goal!

Goal! Morton 0, Dundee 2. Declan Gallagher (Dundee) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner following a corner.
Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Nicolas Caraux.
Attempt saved. Nicholas Riley (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Jake Nicholson (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ryan Conroy (Dundee).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee159331430
2Hamilton159331030
3Falkirk157441225
4Raith Rovers15744325
5Alloa15735224
6Livingston15627-320
7Queen of Sth15537118
8Dumbarton15537-618
9Cowdenbeath153210-1511
10Morton152310-189
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