Scottish League Cup - Group C
Cowdenbeath0Dundee3

Cowdenbeath 0-3 Dundee

Sofien Moussa scores
Sofien Moussa scored a 21-minute hat-trick, including an overhead kick

Sofien Moussa scored a first-half hat-trick as Dundee beat Cowdenbeath in their League Cup first-round group.

The Tunisian forward fired home from Scott Allan's pass, netted again with an overhead kick and headed a third.

Paul McGowan and Roarie Deacon threatened to add to the visitors' lead after the break.

Neil McCann's side join city rivals Dundee United on three wins from three in Group C. The top two meet at Dens Park on Sunday.

Premiership Dundee and Championship United will compete for top spot in the group and automatic qualification to the second round.

The four best runners-up from the eight groups also progress, with Scotland's European representatives Celtic, Aberdeen, Rangers and St Johnstone entering in the second round.

Sofien Moussa and Darren O'Dea
Moussa (left) has scored in each of Dundee's group games so far

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1McGovern
  • 2Pyper
  • 5Rumsby
  • 6Syme
  • 3RutherfordBooked at 79mins
  • 8Buchanan
  • 4Mullen
  • 10MillerBooked at 19mins
  • 11Swann
  • 7MuirheadSubstituted forMcInallyat 82'minutes
  • 9Morris

Substitutes

  • 12McInally
  • 14Ovenstone
  • 15Thomson
  • 16Leslie
  • 17Penman
  • 18Turnbull
  • 19Henderson

Dundee

  • 1Bain
  • 2Kerr
  • 34Waddell
  • 6O'Dea
  • 3Holt
  • 8KamaraSubstituted forVincentat 70'minutes
  • 14O'Hara
  • 21Deacon
  • 10AllanSubstituted forWoltersat 63'minutes
  • 18McGowan
  • 9MoussaSubstituted forHaberat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Vincent
  • 7Hateley
  • 12Parish
  • 22Hendry
  • 23Wolters
  • 28Spence
  • 29Haber
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
1,321

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamDundee
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home1
Away11
Shots on Target
Home0
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home14
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Dundee 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Dundee 3.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Matthew McInally replaces Cameron Muirhead.

Hand ball by Roarie Deacon (Dundee).

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

Attempt missed. Mark O'Hara (Dundee) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Shaun Rutherford (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Mark O'Hara (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Rutherford (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Jamie Pyper.

Marcus Haber (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by David Syme (Cowdenbeath).

Foul by Marcus Haber (Dundee).

Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Randy Wolters (Dundee).

Josh Morris (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Cammy Kerr (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Harvey Swann (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. James Vincent replaces Glen Kamara.

Foul by Kevin Holt (Dundee).

Jamie Pyper (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Randy Wolters replaces Scott Allan.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Marcus Haber replaces Sofien Moussa.

Sofien Moussa (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt missed. Roarie Deacon (Dundee) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Shaun Rutherford (Cowdenbeath).

Roarie Deacon (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Kerr Waddell.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Darren O'Dea.

Foul by Roarie Deacon (Dundee).

Harvey Swann (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Roarie Deacon (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Roarie Deacon (Dundee) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Joe McGovern.

Attempt saved. Paul McGowan (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Falkirk330010199
2Stirling42116517
3Inverness CT31113215
4Brechin301216-52
5Forfar301228-61

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline3210111108
2Hearts32015236
3Peterhead320146-26
4East Fife411236-34
5Elgin3003210-80

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee Utd33009189
2Dundee33007169
3Raith Rovers31027523
4Cowdenbeath310259-43
5Buckie Thistle4004315-120

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ross County32108088
2Hibernian321010197
3Arbroath311167-15
4Montrose4103215-133
5Alloa301225-31

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr33009279
2Kilmarnock32016336
3Clyde4202711-46
4Annan Athletic301214-32
5Dumbarton301225-31

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Motherwell330011299
2Queen's Park42119907
3Morton311136-35
4Edinburgh City301237-42
5Berwick301246-21

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion312010736
2Hamilton31208626
3Queen of Sth31204225
4East Kilbride411259-45
5Stenhousemuir301236-32

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Livingston431083511
2Partick Thistle32108267
3Airdrieonians310245-13
4St Mirren310247-33
5Stranraer3003411-70
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