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  • Date:22 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Dens Park Stadium
  • Attendance:4,507
  • Hyde (70)
  • Burke (31)
Goal!

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92:09 +2.09

The ball is crossed by Nicholas Riley, Joe Cardle challenges Gary Harkins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Gary Harkins from the free kick.

90:51 +0.51

The ball is swung over by Gary Irvine.

89:34

Inswinging corner taken by Joe Cardle, Kyle Benedictis manages to make a clearance.

88:11

Martin Hardie leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Higgins.

87:03

Gary Harkins challenges Joe Cardle unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Smith takes the direct free kick.

85:51

David Graham sends in a cross, Gary Irvine makes a clearance.

83:22

Centre by Craig Forsyth.

81:45

Liam Buchanan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Craig McKeown. Free kick taken by Robert Douglas.

79:53

Corner taken by Joe Cardle, clearance made by Craig Forsyth.

78:36

Patrick Clarke replaces Alex Burke.

78:11

David Graham produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

76:36

The referee blows for offside against Liam Buchanan. Robert Douglas takes the free kick.

75:06

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Joe Cardle from the right by-line, Craig Robertson manages to make a clearance.

74:36

Corner taken right-footed by Joe Cardle, Robert Douglas makes a save.

73:12

Corner taken right-footed by Joe Cardle from the right by-line, Gary Irvine manages to make a clearance.

72:12

The referee shows Gary Irvine a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Joe Cardle fouled by Gary Irvine, the ref awards a free kick. Austin McCann crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Craig McKeown.

70:10

Jake Hyde scores a headed goal from close range. Dundee 1-1 Dunfermline.Free kick awarded for a foul by Calum Woods on Craig Forsyth. Assist on the goal came from Gary Harkins.

68:46

Joe Cardle takes a shot. Blocked by Craig McKeown.

68:04

The ball is delivered by David Graham.

67:23

Joe Cardle takes a shot. Robert Douglas makes a save.

65:54

The ball is delivered by David Graham.

62:30

David Graham fouled by Gary Harkins, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin Rutkiewicz restarts play with the free kick.

61:50

(Dunfermline) makes a substitution, with Joe Cardle coming on for Steven McDougall.

60:47

Craig Robertson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Rhys Weston.

59:09

The official flags Liam Buchanan offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Lockwood.

55:01

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Forsyth, Chris Smith makes a save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gary Harkins, clearance by Kevin Rutkiewicz.

54:28

Volleyed right-footed shot by Jake Hyde. Chris Smith makes a save.

52:41

Rhys Weston receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Buchanan by Rhys Weston. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Alex Burke from right channel, clearance made by Gary Harkins.

51:14

Calum Woods crosses the ball, clearance by Nicholas Riley.

49:57

Gary Harkins takes a shot. Chris Smith makes a save.

48:01

Steven McDougall produces a cross, clearance by Matthew Lockwood.

45:39

Jake Hyde is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Smith.

44:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Hardie by Craig Forsyth. Kevin Rutkiewicz takes the free kick.

42:43

Gary Irvine takes a shot. Save made by Chris Smith.

39:44

The referee blows for offside against David Graham. Robert Douglas restarts play with the free kick.

38:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven McDougall by Matthew Lockwood. Alex Burke takes the direct free kick.

37:27

Leighton Mcintosh takes a shot. Alex Keddie gets a block in.

36:18

Jake Hyde challenges Alex Keddie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Smith restarts play with the free kick.

35:08

Kyle Benedictis sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Gary Harkins misses to the left of the goal.

33:21

Inswinging corner taken by Craig Forsyth, Chris Smith makes a save.

31:39

Alex Burke scores a goal. Dundee 0-1 Dunfermline.David Graham provided the assist for the goal.

31:12

Craig Forsyth takes a shot. Save by Chris Smith.

30:53

A cross is delivered by Nicholas Riley, Calum Woods manages to make a clearance.

28:41

Martin Hardie receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Irvine by Martin Hardie. Free kick taken by Craig McKeown.

27:43

Austin McCann gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicholas Riley. Free kick taken by Craig McKeown.

27:25

Centre by Calum Woods, clearance by Craig McKeown.

21:16

Kevin Rutkiewicz challenges Nicholas Riley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Matthew Lockwood, Robert Douglas makes a save.

19:33

Corner taken by Craig Forsyth from the left by-line, David Graham makes a clearance.

18:58

David Graham concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicholas Riley. Craig Forsyth crosses the ball in from the free kick, save made by Chris Smith.

17:14

Leighton Mcintosh produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

15:23

Corner taken right-footed by Steven McDougall, clearance by Craig McKeown.

14:37

The ball is swung over by Austin McCann.

11:57

Alex Burke fouled by Nicholas Riley, the ref awards a free kick. Austin McCann takes the free kick.

9:01

Handball by Martin Hardie. Matthew Lockwood takes the free kick.

7:18

Austin McCann crosses the ball, Martin Hardie takes a shot. Kyle Benedictis makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven McDougall from the left by-line, clearance by Kyle Benedictis.

5:57

Nicholas Riley crosses the ball, clearance made by Austin McCann.

4:11

The assistant referee signals for offside against Liam Buchanan. Free kick taken by Robert Douglas.

2:48

Gary Irvine sends in a cross, clearance made by Andy Dowie.

Match Preview

Smith waiting on duo Manager Barry Smith is sweating over the availability of Craig McKeown and Stephen O'Donnell ahead of Dundee's clash with Dunfermline. Smith looks set to delay the duo's fitness tests until the last possible minute as Dundee put their 21-game unbeaten run on the line. Striker Sean Higgins remains sidelined, but Lochee United's Craig Robertson is available for his last game as a trialist. Smith said: "I am hoping that Craig and Stephen are both available and I may have another trialist that I can bring in to help bolster numbers. "This will be a really tough game as Dunfermline are going for promotion and they will be given everything they can for the three points. "My guys have risen to every challenge so far and hopefully they can rise to this one as well." Dunfermline will be without Gary Mason following his red card against Stirling on Saturday. The midfielder joins the injured trio of Neil McGregor, Nicky Phinn and Steven Bell on the sidelines. The Pars closed the gap on leaders Raith with their win at the weekend and they could go top with another victory at Dens Park. However, manager Jim McIntyre is playing things cool, insisting they will take it one game at a time. McIntyre said: "This will be a really tough game and one where we have to be ready to face a Dundee side who are battling fantastically well. "We are a good side and can beat them, but I am sure Barry Smith will be telling his players exactly the same."

Formation:442Manager: Jocky Scott

Dundee

Formation: 442Manager:

Dunfermline

  • Robert Douglas
  • Gary Irvine
  • Matthew Lockwood
  • Kyle Benedictis
  • Craig McKeown
  • Rhys Weston
  • Nicholas Riley
  • Gary Harkins
  • Leighton Mcintosh
  • Jake Hyde
  • Craig Forsyth
  • SUBS
  • John Gibson
  • Craig Robertson
  • Connor Rennie
  • Gary Bartlett
  • Alan Tulleth

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Match Report

Pars denied top spot Dunfermline missed the chance to go top of the Scottish First Division as they were held by 1-1 Dundee at Dens Park. Athletic took the lead from an unlikely source after 32 minutes, Alex Burke netting his first goal since August 2009 with a stunning long-range effort. Dee did have their first-half chances with Leighton McIntosh and Gary Harkins missing the target from inside the box. The Dark Blues started the second half well with Jake Hyde seeing his 12-yard volley tipped over by visiting goalkeeper Chris Smith 10 minutes in. Hyde was not to be denied, though, and beat Smith with a close-range header from Gary Harkins' cross after 71 minutes to maintain Dundee's unbeaten home record this season.

Form Guide

    WDDWWD
  • Dundee
  • VS
  • Dunfermline
  • WLDWDW

Last Meetings

  • Dunfermline
  • 0 - 0
  • Dundee
  • 15/01/2011
  • Dundee
  • 2 - 2
  • Dunfermline
  • 23/10/2010
  • Dunfermline
  • 3 - 1
  • Dundee
  • 11/09/2010
  • Dunfermline
  • 2 - 1
  • Dundee
  • 30/03/2010
  • Dundee
  • 3 - 2
  • Dunfermline
  • 17/01/2010
  • Dunfermline
  • 1 - 1
  • Dundee
  • 31/10/2009

Top Scorers

Dundee

  • S Higgins 9
  • L Griffiths 8
  • C Forsyth 6
  • G Harkins 4
  • N Riley 3
  • S O'Donnell 2
  • N McCann 1
  • C McKeown 1
  • G Irvine 1

Dunfermline

  • A Kirk 11
  • P Clarke 7
  • L Buchanan 4
  • J Cardle 4
  • S Bell 3
  • C Woods 3
  • M Hardie 2
  • D Graham 2
  • N Phinn 2
  • S McDougall 1

Goals

Dundee

    • Total goals 64
    • Goals per game 42
  • 3 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Dunfermline

    • Total goals 72
    • Goals per game 50
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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