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Aberdeen 0 - 1 Heart of Midlothian

HT Score: Aberdeen 0 - 1 Heart of Midlothian

Scottish Reserve League Cup Semi Final
Heart of Midlothian scorers: Thomas 34

17/02/1998 | KO: 19:00

Cup Blow For Dons

The young Dons must still be kicking themselves over their exit from the Reserve League (up when, despite having 80% of the pressure, they went down by a 1-0 margin to Hearts in a semi-final tie at Pittodrie.
Dean Windass and David Rowson each passed up clear-cut scoring chances in the first half, but it was the visitors who led at the inter¬val having taken advantage of a defensive lapse by the home side.
Aberdeen introduced all three of their substitutes in a bid to res¬cue the game in the second half, but, although they continued to have the better of the midfield exchanges, they could not alter the scoreline, and had to endure a repeat of the result when Hearts visited Pittodrie in the Premier Reserve League early in the season.
Aberdeen Teamsheet
Stillie, Rowson, Good, Buchan, Anderson, Tzvetanov, Gillies (Duncan 79), Windass, Wyness, Young (Kpedekpo 60), Young (Craig 63).
Heart of Midlothian Teamsheet
Hogarth; McManus, Pointon, Bradley, Horn, Murray, Burns, Severin, Thomas, Callaghan, Robertson Unused Subs: Neilson, Milne, Clyde
Venue: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen
Referee: I. Frickleton, Stirling
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