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Dundee 1-0 St. Johnstone: tops 1-0 with a goal scored by D. Mullen

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DUNDEE. Dundee defeats St. Johnstone 1-0 after D. Mullen scored just 1 goal (39').

DUNDEE. Dundee overcomes St. Johnstone 1-0 after D. Mullen scored just 1 goal (39′).

The match was played at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park stadium in Dundee on Wednesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Andrew Dallas who had the assistance of Gordon Crawford and Kevin McElhinney. The 4th official was Chris Fordyce. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 2 degrees Celsius or 35.6 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Dundee was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. St. Johnstone that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Dundee was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Dundee won the contest.

Dundee shot 19 times, 4 on target, 15 off target. On the opposite side, St. Johnstone shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Dundee. On the other side, St. Johnstone received 1 yellow card (V. Solomon-Otabor).

After this match, Dundee will have 16 points like St. Mirren to move down in the 9th place. On the opposite side, St. Johnstone will stay with 14 points to move up in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 39'
    39'

    D. Mullen

  • 46'
    46'

    L. Craig

    M. Davidson

  • 68'
    68'

    V. Solomon-Otabor

    E. Vertainen

  • 76'
    76'

    L. Griffiths

    P. McGowan

  • 90'
    90'

    V. Solomon-Otabor

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Dundee will play away against Rangers on the 4th of December with a 7-2 head to head statistic in favor of Rangers (1 draw).

St. Johnstone will host Ross County on the 4th of December with a 10-6 head to head record in favor of St. Johnstone (12 draws).

Dundee: Formation and Lineups

Dundee started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager James McPake chose to play with the following team: Adam Legzdins (6.9), Cammy Kerr (7.4), Liam Fontaine (7.4), Ryan Sweeney (6.8), Jordan Marshall (6.8), Paul McMullan (6.8), Max Anderson (6.8), Charlie Adam (6.8), Luke McCowan (8.0), Paul McGowan (6.7) and Danny Mullen (7.5).

Substitutes

Dundee made only 1 change substituting P. McGowan for L. Griffiths (76′)​.

Top player: Luke McCowan

The player who no doubt impressed Dundee the most was Luke McCowan even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 32 passes (62% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 10 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.

St. Johnstone: Formation and Lineups

St. Johnstone started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the opposite side, Callum Davidson played with: Zander Clark (7.0), Shaun Rooney (7.9), Liam Gordon (7.2), Jamie McCart (7.3), Ali Crawford (7.3), Cameron MacPherson (7.0), Murray Davidson (6.2), Callum Booth (6.7), Michael O’Halloran (6.1), Eetu Vertainen (6.5) and Chris Kane (6.8).

Substitutes

St. Johnstone made 2 changes: M. Davidson for L. Craig (46′) and E. Vertainen for V. Solomon-Otabor (68′).

Top player: Shaun Rooney

Probably the most impressive player in St. Johnstone was Shaun Rooney.

His rating is (7.9) with 40 passes (67% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership

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