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Carl Finnigan is caught offside. Jamie Langfield takes the free kick.
Mark Kerr challenges Cameron Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Clark Robertson.
Unfair challenge on Mark Reynolds by James McAlister results in a free kick. Jamie Langfield takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Brian Easton, clearance made by Joe Shaughnessy.
Short corner taken by Nicky Low.
Centre by Kevin McBride, Headed effort on goal by Ryan Conroy from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
Brian Easton has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right. Cameron Smith comes on in place of Niall McGinn.
Corner taken by Ryan Conroy from the left by-line, clearance by Joe Shaughnessy.
Gavin Rae fouled by Iain Davidson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Isaac Osbourne.
Brian Easton crosses the ball, save by Jamie Langfield.
Gary Irvine goes off and Mark Kerr comes on. Foul by Carl Finnigan on Ryan Jack, free kick awarded. Mark Reynolds restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from outside the area by Josh Magennis misses to the left of the target.
Foul by Lewis Toshney on Niall McGinn, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Niall McGinn, clearance made by Brian Easton.
James McAlister takes a shot. Save by Jamie Langfield.
Carl Finnigan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jamie Langfield takes the indirect free kick.
James McAlister takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Langfield. Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Conroy from the left by-line, Declan Gallagher takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jamie Langfield.
Kevin McBride delivers the ball.
Ryan Conroy on for Matthew Lockwood. John Baird goes off and Carl Finnigan comes on.
Josh Magennis comes on in place of Peter Pawlett.
Brian Easton is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Penalty awarded for a foul by Brian Easton on Peter Pawlett. Penalty taken right-footed by Niall McGinn and scored. Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen.Assist by Peter Pawlett.
The referee blows for offside against Niall McGinn. Steve Simonsen takes the indirect free kick.
James McAlister challenges Gavin Rae unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie Langfield restarts play with the free kick.
Matthew Lockwood takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Nicky Low manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matthew Lockwood, Declan Gallagher takes a shot. Jamie Langfield makes a comfortable save.
Declan Gallagher fouled by Rory Fallon, the ref awards a free kick. Rory Fallon shown a red card for violent conduct. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Clark Robertson, clearance made by Declan Gallagher.
Corner taken short by Niall McGinn. Peter Pawlett delivers the ball.
Mark Reynolds produces a cross.
The offside flag is raised against John Baird. Jamie Langfield takes the indirect free kick.
Peter Pawlett has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Niall McGinn takes a short corner.
Short corner taken by Niall McGinn.
The ball is delivered by Gary Irvine.
Shot by John Baird from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
Stephen Hughes goes off and Nicky Low comes on.
The official flags Gary Harkins offside. Free kick taken by Jamie Langfield.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rory Fallon by Iain Davidson. Isaac Osbourne takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Matthew Lockwood on Peter Pawlett, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stephen Hughes.
Joe Shaughnessy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Iain Davidson. Brian Easton restarts play with the free kick.
John Baird produces a drilled left-footed shot from 20 yards. Save made by Jamie Langfield.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Matthew Lockwood, comfortable save by Jamie Langfield.
Ryan Jack has a drilled shot. Save made by Steve Simonsen. Rory Fallon takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen. Short corner taken by Niall McGinn.
The ball is swung over by Niall McGinn.
Gary Harkins has an effort at goal from 6 yards. Save by Jamie Langfield.
Unfair challenge on Joe Shaughnessy by John Baird results in a free kick. Joe Shaughnessy restarts play with the free kick.
Iain Davidson fouled by Joe Shaughnessy, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin McBride crosses the ball in from the free kick, Clark Robertson makes a clearance.
Niall McGinn produces a cross, clearance made by Matthew Lockwood. Short corner taken by Peter Pawlett from the right by-line.
Short corner taken by Peter Pawlett from the right by-line.
James McAlister scores a goal from just outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Dundee 1-0 Aberdeen.The assist for the goal came from Gary Harkins.
The ball is crossed by Brian Easton.
Shot from just outside the box by Gary Harkins misses to the right of the goal.
Brian Easton fouled by Peter Pawlett, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.
The ball is swung over by Gary Irvine, save made by Jamie Langfield.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Declan Gallagher on Rory Fallon. Stephen Hughes takes the direct free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Lockwood.
Play with a smile - Brown
Dundee manager John Brown has told his players just to enjoy Sunday's Clydesdale Bank Premier League match with Aberdeen.
The Dark Blues know they could be relegated by the time the game with the Dons kicks off despite their recent revival.
Dundee are eight points adrift of 11th-placed St Mirren with just three games remaining, which includes their match with Aberdeen.
But Brown, who was named manager of the month for April earlier this week, wants his side to relax as they attempt to continue their recent run of fine form which has seen them beat Hearts, St Mirren and Kilmarnock.
Brown said: "I've just told them to carry on playing with a smile on their faces.
"That's what they've been doing up until now and that's what I want them to carry on doing.
"I've put no pressure on them since I came in and that has helped in terms of results and performances.
"They're enjoying their football just now which always helps.
"This is another big game for us and if we can play the way we have been we'll give ourselves every chance."
Brown has also urged the home fans to act as their extra man as they prepare to welcome the Dons to Tayside.
He said: "They've been brilliant since I took over. I think they appreciate how hard the boys have been working to get where we are right now.
"It's always great when they run out and get that kind of backing from the supporters.
"It really does help and if we can give them something extra to shout about then so much the better."
Dundee midfielder Gary Harkins has recovered from a rib injury which forced him to miss last weekend's win over Hearts but long-term absentees Stephen O'Donnell (knee) and Jamie McCluskey (Achilles) are still both ruled out.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has begun attempts to strengthen his squad for next season by inviting Republic of Ireland Under-21 cap Rhys Murphy to train with the club.
The Dons say the forward will spend a couple of days with the club and is "just one of a number of players the manager will assess in the weeks before the season comes to a close".
Murphy began his career with Arsenal but did not make the breakthrough, although he gained first-team experience on loan with Preston and Brentford.
The 22-year-old represented his native England at several age levels before switching allegiance to the Republic of Ireland and has spent this season playing for Telstar in the Dutch second tier.
Despite the trial move, assistant manager Tony Docherty has told all the current Aberdeen players they still have the chance to ensure they remain at Pittodrie next season.
McInnes and Docherty take charge of their third game when Aberdeen play Dundee at Dens Park tomorrow and are looking to build on two clean sheets.
Docherty told RedTV: "Of course, we have identified players. Recruitment is important for the club so we wouldn't be doing our job if we've not done that.
"But recruitment starts from within, so the players that are here at the moment we're getting to see them on a daily basis which is great, and watch this space."
Docherty also gave further encouragement to the young players at Pittodrie after 17-year-old midfielder Craig Storie made his debut in last weekend's 1-0 victory over Kilmarnock.
Docherty added: "I've got to say there's many things we've been impressed with at the club since arriving but certainly the under-20s, having just cemented second place in the league, and every game we've been at we come away feeling enthused and excited by these young players in terms of the future for Aberdeen.
"There is real quality in the under-20s and it bodes well for Aberdeen Football Club."
McInnes will make a decision on the fitness of captain Russell Anderson.
The defender did not train on Friday after missing last weekend's win over Kilmarnock with a hamstring injury but will do some light training with a view to playing at Dens Park.
Defender Andrew Considine (broken leg) and midfielder Chris Clark (broken ankle) are out for the rest of the season.
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