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SPL 
23/02/2000
 
Dundee 1 - 3 Aberdeen
Kick Off:  7:30 PM   Bayne       Dow 48, Stavrum 55, Bernard 65.  
Attendance: 5,784
Venue: Dens Park, Dundee
Dons Unbeaten in 7 And Are Off Bottom of League

Aberdeen moved off the bottom of the SPL after beating Dundee 3-1 at Dens Park. The first half was a poor show with neither teams creating many chances. The biggest talking point was an early injury to Dundee's Steven Tweed who was replaced by youngster David Bayne.

The second half started well for the Dons, and after 50 minutes they got the breakthrough. Andy Dow scored after his bizarre effort found it's way past the helpless Dundee keeper. Just after that, Dow saved the Dons when he cleared a netbound shot off the line. In the 60th minute, a great pass from Derek Whyte gave Winters the opportunity to cross, he picked out Arild Stavrum who made it 2-0 with a nice finish. 5 minutes later, Paul Bernard picked up his 5th goal of the season to put the game beyond any reasonable doubt.

Dundee continued to put pressure on the Don's defence and came close on one or two occasions to finding past ex-Scotland international Jim Leighton. The home side managed a consolation goal in the 87th minute when youngster David Bayne capitalized on a mix-up between skipper Derek Whyte and goalkeeper Jim Leighton to slot the ball into the net, making it 3-1. Dundee had one last effort on goal, but Leighton saved well to help maintain the Don's 7 match unbeaten run.

Dundee Teamsheet: 

Bookings:

Aberdeen Teamsheet:  Leighton, Anderson, McAllister, Whyte, Solberg, Guntveit, Bernard, Dow, Rutkiewicz (Clark 74), Winters (Belabed 78), Stavrum (Mayer 89).

Unused Subs: Esson, Perry.

Bookings:

Referee: T. M. McCurry, Glasgow

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