FT: Dundee 1-3 Hamilton

Goals: Leitch-Smith 65'; Skondras 39', Templeton 63', Rojano 85'.

Skondras and Templeton goals either side of the break see Accies 2-0 up.

A-Jay Leitch-Smith wins penalty and fires in to make it 2-1.

Massimo Donati sent off for Accies on 75 minutes.

Rojano makes it 3-1 from close range.

Dundee XI: Bain, Leitch-Smith, Kamara, McGowan, Hendry, Wolters, Meekings, Spence, Curran, Haber, Waddell.


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  1. Afternoon all and welcome to Dens for a big, big Premiership clash for Dundee. Hamilton the visitors and ending a run of three losses on the bounce is a must for the Dark Blues.

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  2. Here's today's teams:

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  3. Dundee XI: Bain, Leitch-Smith, Kamara, McGowan, Hendry, Wolters, Meekings, Spence, Curran, Haber, Waddell.

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  4. Subs: Parish, Kerr, Moussa, O'Hara, Aurtenexte, El Bakhtaoui, Deacon.

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  5. Hamilton XI: Woods, Skondras, McMann, Thomas, Imrie, Docherty, Bingham, Gogic, Templeton, MacKinnon, Donati.

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  6. Subs: Jamieson, Biabi, Rojano, Lyon, Ferguson, Cunningham, Boyd.

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  7. Four changes for the Dark Blues with Leitch-Smith, McGowan, Wolters and Waddell all coming in.

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  8. Dropping out are Sofien Moussa, Kevin Holt, Roarie Deacon and injured skipper Darren O'Dea.

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  9. The teams are out. Almost ready to go - can Dundee put an end to their losing streak? Let's find out.

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  10. Match kicks off.

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  11. 1 - Early corner for Hamilton.

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  12. 1 - Swings over everybody and out.

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  13. 2 - Dundee set up in their now-usual 3-5-2. Randy Wolters is at left wing-back with A-Jay Leitch-Smith partnering Marcus Haber up top.

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  14. 5 - Bit of encouragement early on for the home crowd. Dundee started well enough, getting into a couple of dangerous positions.

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  15. 6 - Dangerous moments for the Dee defence but they just about deal with a couple of Hamilton corners that bounced in the 6-yard-box before MacKinnon blazes over.

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  16. 9 - Randy Wolters has looked pretty rusty early on but has woken up now, putting a decent ball into the box that Hamilton defend well.

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  17. 12 - Dundee being very patient with the ball at the back. Scott Bain's probably had more touches than most today. So far not too many groans from the home support, though.

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  18. 17 - Hamilton threaten from a corner again but Meekings is up to head away.

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  19. 20 - Not much to shout about so far here. Curran sends in a cross but Woods gathers no problem.

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  20. 22 - Hamilton sniffing around for the opener as Templeton gets in behind Wolters. His header towards Bingham, though, is cut out by Meekings.

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  21. 23 - David Templeton just nutmegged the referee. No prisoners taken.

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  22. 26 - A shot! Somebody had a shot! Decent wee move sees Haber set up McGowan but he doesn't really catch his effort and it floats wide. First shot from Dundee, though.

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  23. 27 - Spence picks up a yellow for a pretty cynical tackle on McMann.

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  24. 28 - Good counter-attack from Dundee. McGowan finds Wolters on the left who whips in a decent cross but it flashes past everybody.

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  25. 29 - Partick have taken the lead against St Johnstone. As it stands Dundee are 11th.

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  26. 30 - 'Hopeless!' is the shout from the crowd as Randy Wolters strides into loads of space on the left and hammers a shot goalwards. Problem for him is it went nowhere near the goal.

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  27. 32 - Great effort! Lewis Spence has been really good today - this time he lets fly from the edge of the area and brings a good flying stop from Woods.

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  28. 33 - Jesse Curran's in the book for a foul in the middle of the park.

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  29. 34 - Spence slides in to win the ball. Referee gives a free-kick 40 yards out for Hamilton. Really harsh.

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  30. 35 - And it might have cost Dundee, too, as the ball falls to Bingham 10 yards from goal but he totally fluffed his effort. Let off.

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  31. 36 - Jeers from the home support as Skondras faceplants on the Accies right wing.

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  32. GOAL! Dundee 0-1 Hamilton

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  33. 39 - Out of nowhere Ioannis Skondras careers in at the far post to head beyond the helpless Scott Bain. Work on for Dundee now.

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  34. 39 - Skondras was booked for his celebration there, too.

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  35. 42 - As it stands, Dundee are bottom of the table with Kilmarnock still 0-0 at Celtic.

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  36. 43 - Corner Hamilton...

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  37. 44 - ...which Bain does well to punch out under his own crossbar.

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  38. Half-time: Dundee 0-1 Hamilton

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  39. HT: There's not too much in it but Dundee find themselves behind. The goal came from a belter of a ball from Imrie but the home defence were caught a bit cold.

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  40. HT: For a few seconds, the Dark Blues were bottom of the Premiership table after that goal. Celtic's opener quickly sent Kilmarnock back to the foot of the division.

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  41. HT: Scores elsewhere - Hearts 1-3 Rangers (FT); Aberdeen 1-1 Ross County: Celtic 1-0 Kilmarnock; Partick 1-0 St Johnstone; Motherwell 0-1 Hibs.

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  42. HT: Huge half-time team-talk for Neil McCann. He's got to find a way of getting his side out of the losing habit they've picked up lately. He has options on the bench to change it, though, with El Bakhtaoui, Deacon and Moussa.

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  43. Second-half kicks off

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  44. 46 - No changes for either side.

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  45. 47 - Haber lunges into a tackle and gets booked. A little unlucky there.

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  46. 48 - Meekings with a great saving tackle after MacKinnon robbed Hendry of the ball.

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  47. 50 - Corner Dundee

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  48. 51 - Off the line! Meekings volleys towards goal but Bingham clears off the Accies line.

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  49. 52 - The crowd are up as they see Cammy Kerr stripped and ready to come on.

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  50. 52 - Kerr on for Jesse Curran.

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  51. 54 - Dundee win a free-kick wide on the right. Wolters to take.

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  52. 54 - The ball is a tempter for the keeper and Haber gets something on it but the ball drifts harmlessly wide.

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  53. 55 - First Hamilton sub with Rojano replacing Bingham.

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  54. 57 - Massimo Donati chops down Kerr on the left wing and rightly gets booked.

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  55. 58 - The free-kick comes to nothing, though, as Waddell is penalised for a high boot.

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  56. 59 - Rojano gets a booking for hauling down Hendry on the halfway line.

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  57. 62 - Who's this? Jon Aurtenexte is on for his debut in place of Randy Wolters.

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  58. GOAL! Dundee 0-2 Hamilton.

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  59. 63 - Dundee caught sleeping from a free-kick. David Templeton completely free in the box and he volleys past Scott Bain.

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  60. 65 - Penalty Dundee.

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  61. 66 - GOAL! Dundee 1-2 Hamilton. Leitch-Smith buries the spot-kick.

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  62. 67 - Sofien Moussa is on for Josh Meekings.

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  63. 67 - A-Jay Leitch-Smith did well to win the penalty, cutting inside his man and forcing the handball. Took it well, too, considering he missed his last one.

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  64. 69 - Accies goalscorer David Templeton is replaced by Steven Boyd.

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  65. 70 - Dundee are going for this. Moussa almost plays in Leitch-Smith, who's been largely anonymous up until that penalty, but it runs through to the keeper.

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  66. 73 - Good save Bain but what a miss from Boyd. Accies break and Rojano plays in Boyd at the back post with only the keeper to beat but his finish is weak.

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  67. 74 - Red card for Donati.

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  68. 75 - Accies down to 10 men with Donati getting a second yellow for kicking the ball away. For some reason we have to wait till he goes down the tunnel to start playing again.

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  69. 76 - Corner Dundee. Aurtenetxe to take.

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  70. 77 - Lovely ball in but headed over.

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  71. 78 - Glen Kamara tries his luck from 25 yards but straight at the keeper.

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  72. 84 - Close! Aurtenetxe swings in a cross from the left, Leitch-Smith is up well but flicks his header past the far post.

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  73. GOAL! Dundee 1-3 Hamilton

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  74. 85 - Game over and the home crowd are heading for the exits after Rojano taps in following great play from Docherty.

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  75. 89 - Kerr Waddell is booked for a full-blooded challenge on Dougie Imrie.

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  76. 90 - Accies sub Boyd for Darren Lyon.

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  77. 90 - Dundee still trying but the offside flag is up.

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  78. 94 - Scramble in the Hamilton box but it's cleared for a corner.

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  79. Full-time: Dundee 1-3 Hamilton

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  80. Poor, poor result for Dundee. Not much between the sides but the Dark Blues were just not good enough at either end.

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