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Raith 0-2 Dundee: Match Report

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02 Jan 2014 17:02:00

Raith 0-2 Dundee: Match Report

Raith 0-2 Dundee: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.


McAlister leaves it late

Jim McAlister scored two late goals as Dundee beat 10-man Raith 2-0 to move five points clear at the top.


Rovers played the last 25 minutes a man down after Jason Thomson was sent off and McAlister ended their resistance with an injury-time double.


Raith had the better of the first half and Kyle Letheren made saves from Gordon Smith and Calum Elliot while Liam Fox fired wide.


Dundee were dealt a blow after half-time when Letheren fell heavily as he attempted to punch the ball clear at a corner and had to be carried off on a stretcher.


But Rovers' task was also made more difficult when Thomson was shown a second yellow card for tripping Martin Boyle.


Dee pressed for a winner and finally made the breakthrough when Ross Laidlaw fumbled a high ball and McAlister fired home.


Moments later the midfielder rounded Laidlaw to seal a dramatic victory.












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