LIVE UPDATES: Dundee 1-3 Motherwell

Dundee face Motherwell looking for their first league win after three top flight defeats on the bounce.

And after a busy week in the run up to last night's transfer deadline there are plenty new faces on show in the Dundee ranks.

Midweek signing Kenny Miller makes his debut while last minute signings Calvin Miller, Andy Boyle and Ryan Inniss are all on the bench.

Glen Kamara and Nathan Ralph miss out through injury.

Teams:-

Dundee - Hamilton, Curran, Kusunga, Meekings, Kerr, Spence, McGowan, Madianga, Nabi, Kallman, K Miller.

Motherwell - Carson, Johnson, Hartley, McHugh, Aldred, Campbell, Cadden, Main, Bigirimana, Tait, Rose.

31/08/18 Reverse order Timestamp format


  1. 1' - We're off at Dens.

    TD Tom Duthie
  2. 1' - Miller is playing just behind Kallman, whose name incidentally, is pronounced Shallman. Not just a report, but an education.

    TD Tom Duthie
  3. 2' - Decent crowd at Dens as fans turn up to see the new men.

    TD Tom Duthie
  4. 3' - Early nerves as ball is played into home box. Kerr dives to head it behind.

    TD Tom Duthie
  5. 4' - Corner comes in, Aldred heads and goal and Hamilton makes a great save and Johnson can't put the rebound away.

    TD Tom Duthie
  6. 5' - Miller has pulled out wide on the right now. Five minutes gone and he's already played in two positions!

    TD Tom Duthie
  7. 6' - Six minutes gone at it's been all the Steelmen.

    TD Tom Duthie
  8. 7' - Motherwell attack again. Main shoots over from outside the area.

    TD Tom Duthie
  9. 8' -Miller and Curran combine. Bigirimana hacks down Curran and is booked.

    TD Tom Duthie
  10. 9' - Nabi whips the free kick into the box, but Well clear well.

    TD Tom Duthie
  11. 10' - Main with another shot. It's off target again.

    TD Tom Duthie
  12. 13' - Now Johnson has a pop from distance. We're still waiting for the first decent home effort.

    TD Tom Duthie
  13. 15' - Nabi and Kallman combine well, but Nabi spoils the good work by attempting an ambitious pass when he had easier options.

    TD Tom Duthie
  14. 16' - Miller feeds Kallman in the box, but he can't get the ball out of his feet and it's scrambled clear.

    TD Tom Duthie
  15. 18' - Dundee still not creating, but at least not all the proceedings are in their own box.

    TD Tom Duthie
  16. 20' - Dee are trying to play the ball out from the back, but it's staying at the back. And from losing possession cheaply a Main header is deflected inches wide.

    TD Tom Duthie
  17. 21' Bigirimana's corner is right under the bar and Hamilton has to punch clear. Good save.

    TD Tom Duthie
  18. 22' - Motherwell are turning the screw again and even this early will feel they should be ahead.

    TD Tom Duthie
  19. 25' - Some respite for Dundee as Aldred fouls Kallman. Nabi launches the ball into the area, but it's an easy take for Carson.

    TD Tom Duthie
  20. 26' - Well pressure resumes and they force two quick corners, though Dundee do defend them well enough.

    TD Tom Duthie
  21. 27' - Awful mistake by Meekings gives Main a sight of goal. He shoots just wide. Motherwell should have won this already.

    TD Tom Duthie
  22. 29' - Miller wins a corner in rare Dee raid forward. Nabi's kick is cleared, but the ball is back in the area and it's another corner.

    TD Tom Duthie
  23. 30' - Nabi takes the kick, there's a scramble, it's cleared but another corner is won.

    TD Tom Duthie
  24. 33' - Meekings down and needing treatment. Could this see one of the new men coming on?

    TD Tom Duthie
  25. 35' - Meekings is playing on but he doesn't look comfortable.

    TD Tom Duthie
  26. 37' - Curran with a long ball forward for Miller. It's just inches in front of him and Carson gathers. That was almost perfect.

    TD Tom Duthie
  27. 40' - Main with a header from a Cadden cross. Easy save for Hamilton.

    TD Tom Duthie
  28. 44' - Madianga comes in from the left and shoots high from distance. He had people to pass to.

    TD Tom Duthie
  29. 45' - Meekings can't continue. Ryan Inniss comes on for his debut, some 18 minutes after signing. Correction, hours.

    TD Tom Duthie
  30. HT - 0-0. Motherwell dominant.

    TD Tom Duthie
  31. 46' - Second half kicks off. Dundee heading downhill. Hopefully that's not a metaphor.

    TD Tom Duthie
  32. 46' - Miller has ball in net from a Nabi pass, but Nabi was offside.

    TD Tom Duthie
  33. 48' - Poor backpass sees Miller give chase, but Carson deals with it well.

    TD Tom Duthie
  34. 49' - Cadden wins a corner on the right after a strong run. Bigirimana takes it and Nabi heads clear.

    TD Tom Duthie
  35. 51' - New man Inniss is a big powerful unit.

    TD Tom Duthie
  36. 52' - Well send on Frear for Cadden, who is none too happy

    TD Tom Duthie
  37. 53' - Bigirimana hits the set netting with a shot from distance. Some visiting fans thought that was in.

    TD Tom Duthie
  38. 55' - Dee getting forward a bit more this half, but not creating much.

    TD Tom Duthie
  39. 56' - DISASTER! Frear cross sees Kusunga miss the ball completely and Johnson is there to net from seven yards.

    TD Tom Duthie
  40. 57' - Calvin Miller comes on for Nabi for his debut.

    TD Tom Duthie
  41. 58' - That's the second home league game in a row a Kusunga error has cost a goal.

    TD Tom Duthie
  42. 60' - Dundee preparing another change. Ngwatala is getting ready to come on.

    TD Tom Duthie
  43. 62' - The atmosphere now is very flat. Fans sense another defeat.

    TD Tom Duthie
  44. 64' - Ngwatala for Madianga for Dundee.

    TD Tom Duthie
  45. 66' - Calvin Miller booked for a foul.

    TD Tom Duthie
  46. 68' - DOUBLE DISASTER! Bigirimana takes the free kick, the wall evaporates and Hamilton is easily beaten. Two nil Motherwell thanks to another soft goal.

    TD Tom Duthie
  47. 70' - Dundee force a corner. Calvin Miller takes it and Kallman heads home. They're back in it.

    TD Tom Duthie
  48. 72' - They looked dead and buried at 1-0, never mind two, but the come back could be on.

    TD Tom Duthie
  49. 73' - Spence is knocked cold in the middle of the park. Get him on his feet, there's a game to be saved!

    TD Tom Duthie
  50. 75' - Spence on his feet and looking groggy. Should he play on? Answer is no, but he probably will. Dundee have used all their subs.

    TD Tom Duthie
  51. 77' - Spence does come back on, but he's not looking to steady.

    TD Tom Duthie
  52. 79' - Curran fires in a shot from a tight angle. Carson grabs the ball safely.

    TD Tom Duthie
  53. 81' - Dundee are fighting hard and McGowan is denied by Carson who saves the shot with his leg.

    TD Tom Duthie
  54. 83' - Now Kallman has a header, but it's right at Carson. It was a difficult chance, but only a few yards out.

    TD Tom Duthie
  55. 84' - Well send on Bowman for Main. That's their 3rd change - just noticed Sammon is on already.

    TD Tom Duthie
  56. 85' - It's all over. Dundee asleep at another set play. Bigirimana takes a quick free kick, Sammon forces the ball across goal and Campbell fires home

    TD Tom Duthie
  57. 87' - That was simply awful defending and summed up and dreadful day.

    TD Tom Duthie
  58. 88' - The home fans are heading for the exits and can't be blamed.

    TD Tom Duthie
  59. 90' - Dundee attack and a Kusunga effort is deflected wide.

    TD Tom Duthie
  60. 90' - They've just put up five minutes of injury time. Haven't the home fans suffered enough?!

    TD Tom Duthie
  61. 90' - Inniss booked for a foul on Sammon

    TD Tom Duthie
  62. FT- 1-3. Dundee's miserable start to the season continues and as depressing as the score looks, it could have been worse.

    TD Tom Duthie