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  • Date:26 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Dens Park Stadium
  • Attendance:4,507
  • Rae (7) Hyde (10)
    Hyde (66)
    Milne (84)
  • Rhys Weston - og (34) Fulton (73)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:38 +1.38

Corner taken by Ryan Conroy played to the near post.

84:54

Steven Milne finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Dundee 4-2 Falkirk.Assist by Nicholas Riley.

81:26

Gavin Rae takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern.

79:08

Gary Irvine takes a shot. Ryan Conroy takes the inswinging corner, Farid El Alagui makes a clearance. Michael McGovern makes a save.

76:35

Steven Milne is caught offside. Free kick taken by Mark Millar.

73:53

Jay Fulton finds the net with a goal from long distance to the bottom left corner of the goal. Dundee 3-2 Falkirk.

73:23

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar played to the near post, clearance made by Matthew Lockwood.

72:08

Darren Dods gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Calum Elliot. Free kick taken by Ryan Conroy.

70:33

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar played to the near post, clearance made by Matthew Lockwood.

68:41

Jake Hyde leaves the field to be replaced by Calum Elliot.

66:08

Jake Hyde finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dundee 3-1 Falkirk.The assist for the goal came from Nicholas Riley.

65:12

Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Conroy from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Darren Dods.

62:18

Rhys Bennett replaces Stephen Kingsley.

60:41

Steven Milne takes a shot.

58:34

Unfair challenge on Rhys Weston by Kallum Higginbotham results in a free kick. Rhys Weston takes the free kick.

45:10

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Stephen O'Donnell.

45:01

Blair Alston is brought on as a substitute for Ryan Millar.

42:30

Kieran Duffie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Conroy. Matthew Lockwood restarts play with the free kick.

40:49

Nicholas Riley takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

39:19

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Stephen O'Donnell, clearance by Mark Millar.

37:41

Foul by Rhys Weston on Kallum Higginbotham, free kick awarded. Shot on goal comes in from Mark Millar from the free kick, Robert Douglas makes a save.

34:38

Kallum Higginbotham delivers the ball. Rhys Weston concedes an unfortunate own goal. Dundee 2-1 Falkirk.

19:55

Mark Millar takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Ryan Conroy. Jay Fulton takes a shot. Gavin Rae gets a block in. Ryan Conroy is penalised for a handball. Indirect free kick taken by Kieran Duffie.

18:30

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Steven Milne.

10:27

Nicholas Riley produces a cross, Steven Milne takes a shot. Jake Hyde grabs a headed goal from close range. Dundee 2-0 Falkirk.Steven Milne provided the assist for the goal.

8:19

Corner taken by Mark Millar from the left by-line, clearance by Gary Irvine.

7:42

Centre by Nicholas Riley, Gavin Rae scores a headed goal from close in. Dundee 1-0 Falkirk.Matthew Lockwood manages to make a clearance. Assist on the goal came from Nicholas Riley.

1:56

Mark Millar takes a inswinging corner.

1:14

Mark Millar takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Gary Irvine.

Match Preview

Hyde returns for Dundee Dundee welcome back striker Jake Hyde for the visit of Falkirk. Hyde had been sidelined due to a head injury but is available for manager Barry Smith alongside fellow frontman Graham Bayne, who has recovered from an ankle injury. The Dark Blues, who are enjoying their best run of results this season with four wins in their last five games, are fully-fit for the tie and Smith is looking for his men to secure a first win in three attempts over the Bairns this term. He said: "They have beaten us twice but both the games have been incredibly tight. We have dominated parts of both meetings and we have to look to do the same but get the win this time. "Beating the side in second place would be great for our confidence." Falkirk midfielder Craig Sibbald continues to be absent, while defender Thomas Scobbie faces a fitness test ahead of kick-off. The Bairns have been licking their wounds for an extra week following their 3-1 defeat at leaders Ross County a fortnight ago. Falkirk technical director Alex Smith said: "We had been looking to get back to winning ways as soon as possible and not having a game due to the Scottish Cup was frustrating. "This is a similar game to the County one, as we are away from home against a side bang in form, so it will be tough."

Formation:442Manager: Barry Smith

Dundee

Formation: 451Manager: Steven Pressley

Falkirk

  • Robert Douglas
  • Gary Irvine
  • Matthew Lockwood
  • Neil McGregor
  • Rhys Weston
  • Nicholas Riley
  • Gavin Rae
  • Stephen O'Donnell
  • Ryan Conroy
  • Steven Milne
  • Jake Hyde
  • SUBS
  • John Gibson
  • Ross Chisholm
  • Craig McKeown
  • Jamie McCluskey
  • Calum Elliot

Home

Away

Match Report

All the fours for Dundee Dundee grabbed their fourth win on the bounce with and closed the gap on second-placed Falkirk with a 4-2 win. Nicholas Riley produced a perfect cross from the right after eight minutes to tee up Gavin Rae for a simple headed finish, before Jake Hyde reacted quickest to Steven Milne's header hitting the bar to double the lead three minutes later. Falkirk were gifted a way back into the game when Rhys Weston turned into his own goal from Kallum Higginbotham's cross. Dundee restored their two-goal advantage after the break, though, Hyde poking home from six yards soon after Milne had struck the woodwork again with a long-range effort. Jay Fulton gave Falkirk hope once more when a rasping drive found the bottom corner after 74 minutes before Milne grabbed the goal he deserved late on with a tidy strike that sealed Dundee's victory.

Form Guide

    DLWLWW
  • Dundee
  • VS
  • Falkirk
  • WWDWWL

Last Meetings

  • Falkirk
  • 2 - 1
  • Dundee
  • 17/09/2011
  • Falkirk
  • 2 - 2
  • Dundee
  • 19/03/2011
  • Dundee
  • 1 - 0
  • Falkirk
  • 22/01/2011
  • Falkirk
  • 3 - 3
  • Dundee
  • 30/10/2010
  • Dundee
  • 2 - 0
  • Falkirk
  • 28/08/2010
  • Falkirk
  • 1 - 0
  • Dundee
  • 25/04/1998

Top Scorers

Dundee

  • S Milne 2
  • R Conroy 2
  • G Rae 1
  • R Weston 1
  • G Irvine 1
  • N Riley 1
  • J Hyde 1
  • L Mcintosh 1

Falkirk

  • F El Alagui 7
  • D Weatherston 3
  • K Higginbotham 3
  • D Dods 2
  • B Alston 2
  • M Wallace 2

Goals

Dundee

    • Total goals 27
    • Goals per game 13
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Falkirk

    • Total goals 35
    • Goals per game 21
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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