Scottish Championship
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Dundee 2-0 Greenock Morton

Christian Nade scores for Dundee against Greenock Morton

Christian Nade scored his first goal for Dundee as the Scottish Championship leaders maintained their one-point advantage with victory over Morton.

The former Hearts striker got on the end of Martin Boyle's cross to head the hosts in front.

Dundee continued to ask questions of the league's basement side but were often foiled by keeper Derek Gaston.

However, Peter MacDonald doubled the Dark Blues' lead late on when he drilled home.

Line-ups

Dundee

  • 1Letheren
  • 2Irvine
  • 5DyerBooked at 57mins
  • 10RaeSubstituted forDavidsonat 79'minutes
  • 17Benedictus
  • 18GallagherBooked at 75mins
  • 8McBride
  • 9MacDonald
  • 27NadeBooked at 58minsSubstituted forRileyat 83'minutes
  • 23BoyleBooked at 90mins
  • 20McAlister

Substitutes

  • 3Lockwood
  • 6Davidson
  • 7Riley
  • 24Twardzik
  • 28Bonnett-Johnson
  • 30Kerr
  • 33Wighton

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 44McCormackSubstituted forFultonat 83'minutes
  • 3FitzpatrickBooked at 82mins
  • 19McKay
  • 40Cole
  • 6Findlay
  • 2Taggart
  • 18VineSubstituted forCampbellat 70'minutes
  • 15O'Connor
  • 21BachirouBooked at 67mins
  • 11O'Brien

Substitutes

  • 10Campbell
  • 17Smith
  • 20McIntyre
  • 22O'Ware
  • 26Fulton
  • 28Russell
  • 33O'Neil
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
4,488

Match Stats

Home TeamDundeeAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home23
Away7
Shots on Target
Home11
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Dundee 2, Morton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dundee 2, Morton 0.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Stuart Findlay.

Booking

Martin Boyle (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Martin Boyle (Dundee).

Stuart Findlay (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Kevin McBride (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Darren Cole (Morton).

Goal!

Goal! Dundee 2, Morton 0. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Nicholas Riley (Dundee) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Willie Dyer.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Nicholas Riley replaces Christian Nade.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Aidan Fulton replaces Jamie McCormack.

Booking

Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Martin Boyle (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stuart Findlay (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Iain Davidson replaces Gavin Rae.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by David O'Brien.

Booking

Declan Gallagher (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

Barrie McKay (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Declan Gallagher (Dundee).

Attempt missed. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Archie Campbell replaces Rowan Vine.

Foul by Christian Nade (Dundee).

Stuart Findlay (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

Darren Cole (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Gavin Rae (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Rowan Vine (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Fouad Bachirou (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Christian Nade (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

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

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

Attempt missed. Christian Nade (Dundee) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Scott Taggart.

Attempt missed. Christian Nade (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Christian Nade (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2615471849
2Hamilton2614661748
3Falkirk2613761946
4Queen of Sth2611510738
5Dumbarton2610610-236
6Livingston2610511035
7Alloa269611-933
8Raith Rovers268810-732
9Cowdenbeath268414-1628
10Morton263716-2716
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