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Motherwell 3 - 1 Aberdeen

HT Score: Motherwell 0 - 0 Aberdeen

SPL Reserves
Motherwell scorers: Murphy 64, D. Smith 78, Hutchison 88
Aberdeen scorers: de Visscher 58.

25/08/2008 | KO: 14:00

The Dons' second string went down to their Motherwell counterparts at Bathgate despite taking a second half lead through Dutch midfielder Jeffrey de Visscher
. Following a goalless opening period, Aberdeen took the lead in the 58th minute when first Tommy Wright and then Mitchel Megginson saw close range efforts blocked before de Visscher scored from close range.
Six minutes later, Well were level when Jamie Murphy headed home a free kick and on 78 minutes Murphy turned provider, his cross from the right being turned home by Mark Smith. Two minutes from time, the home side made sure of the points when Shaun Hutchinson headed home a corner.
Weather: Dry
Motherwell Teamsheet
Coutts, Murray, Wilson, hitchison, Page, Malcolm (McPake 35), D. Smith, Connolly, Murphy, O'Brien, Forbes

Bookings:  O'Brien 33,   Hutchison 49
Aberdeen Teamsheet
Bateman, Ross, Smith, Stewart, Crawford (Carroll 19), Smith, de Visscher, Duff, Wright (Low 61), Paton, Maguire (Megginson 46).

Unused Subs: McRobbie, Bain.

Bookings:  Smith (64).
Venue: Creamery Park, Bathgate
Referee: Kevin Clancey