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The referee shows Stuart Kettlewell a red card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart Kettlewell on Gary Harkins. Free kick taken by Robert Douglas.
Jonathan Flynn challenges Leigh Griffiths unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Lockwood.
Steven Craig is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Douglas.
Johnny Stewart joins the action as a substitute, replacing Craig Forsyth.
Steven Craig is cautioned. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leigh Griffiths by Steven Craig. Free kick taken by Stephen O'Donnell.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Harkins on Paul Lawson. Paul Lawson restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig McKeown by Andrew Barrowman. Rhys Weston takes the free kick.
A goal is scored by Gary Harkins from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Dundee 2-0 Ross County.Assist on the goal came from Leigh Griffiths.
Leigh Griffiths has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Morrison, save by Robert Douglas.
Craig Forsyth delivers the ball, Michael Gardyne fouled by Gary Irvine, the ref awards a free kick. Michael McGovern restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Craig Forsyth from the left by-line, Stuart Kettlewell manages to make a clearance.
Steven Craig comes on in place of Iain Vigurs.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Craig Forsyth, save by Michael McGovern.
Stephen O'Donnell goes into the referee's book. Caution for Stuart Kettlewell. Martin Scott is booked. Paul Lawson is shown a yellow card. Awarded for a foul by Stuart Kettlewell on Craig Forsyth. Rhys Weston receives a yellow card for dissent.
Stephen O'Donnell receives a caution. The referee books Stuart Kettlewell for unsporting behaviour. Martin Scott shown a yellow card. Paul Lawson receives a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart Kettlewell on Craig Forsyth. Rhys Weston is shown a yellow card. Rhys Weston restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Michael Gardyne, Headed effort from close range by Andrew Barrowman goes wide left of the goal.
Leigh Griffiths is caught offside. Free kick taken by Michael McGovern.
Caution for Craig Forsyth. Stuart Kettlewell comes on in place of Darren McCormack. Unfair challenge on Darren McCormack by Craig Forsyth results in a free kick. Andrew Barrowman restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Martin Scott offside. Robert Douglas takes the free kick.
Darren McCormack on for Gary Miller.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Higgins by Richard Brittain. Gary Harkins takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Forsyth on Michael Gardyne. Michael Gardyne crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Gary Harkins manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Craig Forsyth.
Michael Gardyne challenges Matthew Lockwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Douglas restarts play with the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Michael Gardyne from the right by-line played to the near post, Stephen O'Donnell manages to make a clearance.
Richard Brittain has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Foul by Craig Forsyth on Gary Miller, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Michael McGovern.
Matthew Lockwood scores a penalty. Dundee 1-0 Ross County.Foul by Paul Lawson on Craig Forsyth, Penalty awarded. Assist on the goal came from Craig Forsyth.
The offside flag is raised against Michael Gardyne. Robert Douglas takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Sean Higgins on Scott Morrison, free kick awarded. Scott Morrison takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Michael McGovern.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Forsyth, clearance by Scott Boyd.
Steven Robb challenges Michael Gardyne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Lawson from left wing, save by Robert Douglas.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Higgins on Jonathan Flynn. Jonathan Flynn takes the direct free kick.
Effort from 35 yards by Michael Gardyne went wide of the right-hand post.
Craig Forsyth produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The referee signals the end of the game.
The referee gets the match started.
The first half comes to an end.
The game restarts for the second half.
Griffiths makes difference for Smith
Dundee manager Barry Smith has been boosted by the return to fitness of striker Leigh Griffiths for the visit of Ross County.
Griffiths has shaken off the knock he sustained in the Dens Park side's last match against Stirling Albion, but midfielder Nicky Reilly remains sidelined due to a back injury.
Smith said: "Leigh came back to training on Wednesday and showed no ill effects on Thursday, so he was immediately added to my squad for Ross County.
"He scored twice against them in our last game up there, so hopefully that's a good omen.
"We played really well at Victoria Park to win 3-0 and need to do the same again on our own patch."
Ross County are also boosted by the return of their striker, Paul Di Giacomo, following hernia surgery in November.
But Darren Smith is still out following his thumb operation. Defenders Scott Boyd and Darren McCormack sat out a recent game with St Johnstone because of minor knocks, but they have been passed fit.
Manager Willie McStay, who will take charge of his third game after being handed the job on November 24, said: "I'm hoping that the visit to Dundee is a good sign for me and that I can get a run of games in 2011 that will allow me to really get my teeth into my new job."
Dark Blues march on
Dundee made it six straight wins in the First Division as a 2-0 success against Ross County continued their amazing fight to beat the drop in a tempestuous affair at Dens Park.
The Dark Blues were awarded a penalty in the 28th minute when Paul Lawson brought down Craig Forsyth in the area. Matt Lockwood stepped up to score.
Forsyth was booked in the 50th minute for a challenge on Darren McCormack which saw the defender, who had only come on at the start of the second half, leave the field.
A foul by McCormack`s replacement, Stuart Kettlewell, on Forsyth just after the hour resulted in a melee which saw five players booked.
The home side wrapped up the points with seven minutes remaining when Leigh Griffiths played in Gary Harkins and he found the bottom corner from 12 yards.
Both sides battled until the end, with Kettlewell dismissed in the ninth minute of injury time for a poor tackle on Harkins.
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