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Livingston 0-2 Dundee

Dundee maintained top spot in the Championship with a comfortable victory away to Livingston.

Peter MacDonald claimed his 18th goal of the campaign to put the Dark Blues 1-0 up within the first ten minutes.

Marc McNulty spurned the home side's best chance when his right-footed effort went just over the crossbar.

Kyle Benedictus sealed the win when his header back across goal beat Darren Jamieson, keeping the Dens Park ahead of Hamilton on goal difference.

Line-ups

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 5Fordyce
  • 23Mevlja
  • 21JacobsSubstituted forDenholmat 73'minutes
  • 19Sives
  • 4MensingBooked at 86mins
  • 7Jacobs
  • 6Scott
  • 14HabaiSubstituted forBurchillat 62'minutes
  • 9McNulty
  • 3TalbotSubstituted forPraprotnikat 42'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Mampuya
  • 11Denholm
  • 17Walker
  • 18Wilkie
  • 27Burchill
  • 31Praprotnik
  • 48Mullen

Dundee

  • 1Letheren
  • 2Irvine
  • 5Dyer
  • 6Davidson
  • 18Gallagher
  • 17BenedictusBooked at 41mins
  • 23BoyleBooked at 86minsSubstituted forConroyat 87'minutes
  • 10Rae
  • 27NadeSubstituted forDorisat 69'minutes
  • 9MacDonaldBooked at 65minsSubstituted forRileyat 80'minutes
  • 20McAlister

Substitutes

  • 3Lockwood
  • 7Riley
  • 11Conroy
  • 12Gibson
  • 16Doris
  • 25Cummins
  • 33Wighton
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
1,759

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamDundee
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home2
Away7
Shots on Target
Home0
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Livingston 0, Dundee 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livingston 0, Dundee 2.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Kyle Benedictus.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Ryan Conroy replaces Martin Boyle.

Booking

Martin Boyle (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Simon Mensing (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Simon Mensing (Livingston).

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Dundee).

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicholas Riley (Dundee).

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Nicholas Riley replaces Peter MacDonald.

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

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.

Mark Burchill (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Iain Davidson (Dundee).

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Danny Denholm replaces Kyle Jacobs.

Foul by Martin Boyle (Dundee).

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Steven Doris replaces Christian Nade because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Kyle Jacobs.

Booking

Peter MacDonald (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Mark Burchill replaces Michal Habai.

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

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

Kyle Benedictus (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

Goal!

Goal! Livingston 0, Dundee 2. Kyle Benedictus (Dundee) header from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jim McAlister.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Simon Mensing.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Nejc Mevlja.

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

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

Foul by Nejc Praprotnik (Livingston).

Attempt missed. Marc McNulty (Livingston) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Nejc Praprotnik (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2716472052
2Hamilton2815761952
3Falkirk2813871747
4Queen of Sth2812610842
5Dumbarton2711610239
6Livingston2810612-236
7Raith Rovers279810-635
8Alloa289712-1034
9Cowdenbeath288515-2029
10Morton273717-2816
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