Premiership: Dundee defeats Motherwell 3-0

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DUNDEE. Dundee was ultimately too strong for Motherwell.

DUNDEE. Dundee was ultimately too much to handle for Motherwell with the goal of L. McCowan (19′), D. Mullen (27′) and R. Sweeney (49′).

The match was held at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park Stadium in Dundee on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Craig Napier who was helped by Frank Connor and Graham McNeillie. The 4th official was Gavin Duncan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 1.3 degrees Celsius or 34.32 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 60%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Dundee was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Motherwell that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Motherwell was more aggressive with 59 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Still, Dundee was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Dundee shot 13 times, 8 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Motherwell shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.


Dundee received 3 yellow cards (D. Mullen, R. Sweeney and L. Fontaine). On the other side, Motherwell received 3 yellow cards (C. Slattery, B. Mugabi and J. Roberts).

After playing this encounter, Dundee will have 10 points to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Motherwell will stay with 21 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    C. Slattery

  • 19'

    L. McCowan

  • 27'

    D. Mullen

  • 45'

    D. Mullen

  • 46'

    J. Roberts

    L. Grimshaw

  • 46'

    K. van Veen

    C. Shields

  • 49'

    R. Sweeney

  • 53'

    L. Fontaine

    L. Ashcroft

  • 58'

    B. Mugabi

  • 59'

    R. Sweeney

  • 64'

    L. Griffiths

    P. McGowan

  • 67'

    C. Elliot

    M. Anderson

  • 76'

    L. Fontaine

  • 81'

    J. Roberts

Next match

In the upcoming Premiership match, Dundee will host St. Johnstone on the 1st of December with a 12-7 head to head statistic in favor of St. Johnstone (3 draws).

Motherwell will host Dundee United on the 30th of November with a 19-14 head to head stats in favor of Dundee United (13 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 (7.1), Lee Ashcroft (7.6), Ryan Sweeney (6.8), Jordan Marshall (6.8), Paul McMullan (7.3), Max Anderson (6.1), Charlie Adam (7.5), Luke McCowan (8.0), Paul McGowan (6.9) and Danny Mullen (7.0).


Dundee made 3 changes: L. Ashcroft for L. Fontaine (53′), P. McGowan for L. Griffiths (64′) and M. Anderson for C. Elliot (67′).

Top player: Luke McCowan

The player who no doubt impressed Dundee the most was Luke McCowan.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 24 passes (45% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 3 crosses.

Motherwell: Formation and Lineups

Motherwell started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Graham Alexander played with: Liam Kelly (6.1), Bevis Mugabi (5.8), Sondre Solholm Johansen (6.4), Ricki Lamie (6.6), Nathan McGinley (6.4), Callum Slattery (6.1), Barry Maguire (7.1), Liam David Grimshaw (6.2), Kaiyne Woolery (6.2), Connor Shields (6.2) and Tony Watt (7.5).


Motherwell made 2 changes: L. Grimshaw for J. Roberts (46′) and C. Shields for K. van Veen (46′).

Top player: Tony Watt

The player who no doubt impressed Motherwell the most was Tony Watt.

His rating is (7.5) with 35 passes (65% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 17. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premiership



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