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Premiership: Duk scores 2 goals to give a 2-0 win to Aberdeen over St. Johnstone

ABERDEEN. Aberdeen 2-0 St. Johnstone: beats 2-0 after Duk scores a double.

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ABERDEEN. Aberdeen 2-0 St. Johnstone: prevails over 2-0 after Duk scores a double.

The match was played at the Pittodrie Stadium stadium in Aberdeen on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Euan Anderson with the help of Dougie Potter and David Dunne. The 4th official was Greg Aitken. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.5 degrees Celsius or 43.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 91%.​

Match Statistics

Aberdeen was in firm control of the ball 56% while St. Johnstone was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Aberdeen was more aggressive with 30 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Aberdeen won the encounter.

Aberdeen shot 19 times, 9 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, St. Johnstone shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Aberdeen. Regarding the opposition, St. Johnstone received 3 yellow cards (Graham Carey, Cammy MacPherson and Alex Mitchell).

After playing this match, Aberdeen will have 26 points like St. Mirren to stay in the 4th place. Talking about the opposition, St. Johnstone will stay with 24 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 21'

    Graham Carey

  • 22'

    Duk (Goal Disallowed)

  • 61'

    Vicente Besuijen

    Bojan Miovski

  • 61'

    Jonny Hayes

    Matthew Kennedy

  • 62'

    Cammy MacPherson

  • 65'

    Alex Mitchell

  • 66'

    David Wotherspoon

    Jamie Murphy

  • 74'


  • 76'

    Nicky Clark

    Liam Gordon

  • 81'

    Theo Bair

    Stevie May

  • 82'

    Ali Crawford

    Cammy MacPherson

  • 84'


  • 87'

    Christian Ramirez

    Leighton Clarkson

  • 88'

    Ryan Duncan


  • 90'

    Connor Barron

    Graeme Shinnie

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Aberdeen will play away against Hearts on the 18th of January with a 20-17 head to head record in favor of Hearts (16 draws).

St. Johnstone will host Livingston on the 14th of January with a 6-6 head to head statistic.

Aberdeen: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Jim Goodwin chose to play with the following team: Kelle Roos (6.8), Ross McCrorie (7.0), Anthony Stewart (6.2), Liam Scales (6.7), Hayden Coulson (6.2), Ylber Ramadani (7.3), Graeme Shinnie (7.2), Matthew Kennedy (6.4), Leighton Clarkson (6.9), Duk (7.8) and Bojan Miovski (6.4).


Aberdeen made 5 changes: Bojan Miovski for Vicente Besuijen (61′), Matthew Kennedy for Jonny Hayes (61′), Leighton Clarkson for Christian Ramirez (87′), Duk for Ryan Duncan (88′) and Graeme Shinnie for Connor Barron (90′).

Top player: Duk

The player who no doubt impressed Aberdeen the most was Duk.

His rating is (7.8) with 2 goals, 18 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 16. He performed 1 cross.

St. Johnstone: Formation and Lineups

St. Johnstone started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

On the other side, Callum Davidson played with: Remi Matthews (7.1), Drey Wright (6.4), Alex Mitchell (6.9), Liam Gordon (6.9), Andy Considine (6.6), Tony Gallacher (6.1), Graham Carey (6.4), Ryan McGowan (6.1), Cameron MacPherson (7.0), Jamie Murphy (7.1) and Stevie May (6.9).


St. Johnstone made 4 changes: Jamie Murphy for David Wotherspoon (66′), Liam Gordon for Nicky Clark (76′), Stevie May for Theo Bair (81′) and Cammy MacPherson for Ali Crawford (82′).

Best player: Remi Matthews

The player that probably impressed the most for St. Johnstone was the goalkeeper: Remi Matthews. His rating is 7.10. He performed 5 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership

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