Scottish Championship
Dundee4Cowdenbeath0

Dundee 4-0 Cowdenbeath

A double from Martin Boyle helped ease Dundee past Cowdenbeath and move them two points clear at the top of the Championship.

The hosts went ahead when Craig Wighton latched on to Peter MacDonald's pass to fire home.

Boyle smashed in his first before the break before a header by Jim McAlister on the hour mark extended Dundee's advantage.

And Boyle converted another MacDonald pass to round off the hosts' win.

Line-ups

Dundee

  • 1Letheren
  • 30Kerr
  • 5Dyer
  • 10Rae
  • 18Gallagher
  • 6Davidson
  • 7RileySubstituted forConroyat 79'minutes
  • 20McAlister
  • 9MacDonaldBooked at 49minsSubstituted forNadeat 73'minutes
  • 33WightonSubstituted forBeattieat 81'minutes
  • 23Boyle

Substitutes

  • 8McBride
  • 11Conroy
  • 17Benedictus
  • 24Twardzik
  • 25Cummins
  • 27Nade
  • 29Beattie

Cowdenbeath

  • 17Usai
  • 14BrettBooked at 69mins
  • 2McKeown
  • 22RobertsonSubstituted forMortonat 46'minutes
  • 4O'Brien
  • 5Armstrong
  • 18MilneBooked at 58mins
  • 20MillerSubstituted forWedderburnat 46'minutes
  • 21Hemmings
  • 9StewartSubstituted forStevensonat 61'minutes
  • 12Gold

Substitutes

  • 1Flynn
  • 3Adamson
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 8Stevenson
  • 11Morton
  • 23Brownlie
  • 24Callaghan
Referee:
Craig Thomson
Attendance:
4,751

Match Stats

Home TeamDundeeAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home65%
Away35%
Shots
Home16
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Dundee 4, Cowdenbeath 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dundee 4, Cowdenbeath 0.

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

Foul by David Gold (Cowdenbeath).

Foul by Jim McAlister (Dundee).

Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Craig Beattie (Dundee) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt saved. Craig Beattie (Dundee) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Craig Beattie (Dundee).

Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Jordan Morton.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Dean Brett.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Craig Beattie replaces Craig Wighton.

Martin Boyle (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Ryan Conroy replaces Nicholas Riley.

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

Attempt missed. Iain Davidson (Dundee) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Hand ball by Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath).

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

Foul by John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Christian Nade replaces Peter MacDonald.

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

Foul by John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath).

Booking

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

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

Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt missed. Jordan Morton (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Dundee 4, Cowdenbeath 0. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Peter MacDonald.

Willie Dyer (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Gold (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Jamie Stevenson replaces Greg Stewart.

Goal!

Goal! Dundee 3, Cowdenbeath 0. Jim McAlister (Dundee) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nicholas Riley with a cross.

Attempt missed. Nicholas Riley (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Craig Wighton (Dundee) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee3319682563
2Hamilton33171062161
3Falkirk3317882359
4Queen of Sth32146121048
5Dumbarton3314613248
6Livingston3312714-143
7Alloa3311715-1140
8Raith Rovers3210913-1039
9Cowdenbeath339618-2733
10Morton335721-3222
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