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Alloa Athletic 0-3 Dundee: Kane Hemmings scores twice in win

By Kenny CrawfordBBC Sport Scotland at The Indodrill
Kane Hemmings
Kane Hemmings scored twice in the first half at The Indodrill

Kane Hemmings' brace helped Dundee beat Alloa Athletic and record back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

The Englishman played a one-two with Declan McDaid on the way to opening the scoring, then benefited from Jordan Marshall's cross to net the second.

Hemmings turned provider after the break as substitute Sean Mackie sealed the three points from six yards.

Alloa did have the ball in the net through Liam Buchanan when it was 0-2 but the striker was judged offside.

Alloa manager Peter Grant: "The better team won, and there's not many times I'll say that because the boys have been excellent. Kevin Cawley's [who missed the match] got pain in his ankle and, credit to him, he wants to play all the time, but I just felt that on Saturday it caught up with him a bit."

Dundee manager James McPake: "It ticked another box [the back to back wins]. It's maybe 18 months since the club's done that and it's important we put that right. Kane Hemmings' performance has been outstanding the last couple of months."

Line-ups

Alloa

Formation 4-4-2

  • 41MacDonald
  • 2Taggart
  • 5Graham
  • 4Deas
  • 8Robertson
  • 17O'HaraBooked at 77mins
  • 6Hetherington
  • 11Flannigan
  • 14BrownSubstituted forO'Donnellat 83'minutes
  • 10Trouten
  • 9Buchanan

Substitutes

  • 16Gilhooley
  • 18Malcolm
  • 19Thomson
  • 20O'Donnell
  • 23Gillespie
  • 31Henry

Dundee

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 20Hazard
  • 2Kerr
  • 3McGhee
  • 5Forster
  • 23Marshall
  • 8Byrne
  • 14DorransSubstituted forNessat 83'minutes
  • 11McDaid
  • 10McGowanSubstituted forMcPakeat 80'minutes
  • 9NelsonBooked at 72minsSubstituted forMackieat 72'minutes
  • 28HemmingsBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 4Ness
  • 7Meekings
  • 12Ferrie
  • 17McPake
  • 18Johnson
  • 19Robertson
  • 21Mackie
Referee:
Barry Cook
Attendance:
1,218

Match Stats

Home TeamAlloaAway TeamDundee
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home7
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home1
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Alloa Athletic 0, Dundee 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Alloa Athletic 0, Dundee 3.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Joshua McPake (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Steven Hetherington (Alloa Athletic).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dundee).

  7. Post update

    Scott Taggart (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Jordan McGhee (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Steven Hetherington (Alloa Athletic).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Dundee. Jamie Ness replaces Graham Dorrans.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Cameron O'Donnell replaces Adam Brown.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kane Hemmings (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Dundee. Joshua McPake replaces Paul McGowan.

  14. Booking

    Kane Hemmings (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

  15. Booking

    Kevin O'Hara (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  16. Post update

    Jordon Forster (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Kevin O'Hara (Alloa Athletic).

  18. Post update

    Jordan McGhee (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Kevin O'Hara (Alloa Athletic).

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Alloa Athletic 0, Dundee 3. Sean Mackie (Dundee) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kane Hemmings.