Dundee maintained top spot in the Championship with a comfortable victory away to Livingston.

Peter MacDonald claimed his 18th goal of the campaign to put the Dark Blues 1-0 up within the first ten minutes.

Marc McNulty spurned the home side's best chance when his right-footed effort went just over the crossbar.

Kyle Benedictus sealed the win when his header back across goal beat Darren Jamieson, keeping the Dens Park ahead of Hamilton on goal difference.

Lineup, Bookings (4) & Substitutions (6)

Livingston

  • 01 Jamieson
  • 05 Fordyce
  • 23 Mevlja
  • 21 Jacobs (Denholm - 73' )
  • 19 Sives
  • 04 Mensing Booked
  • 07 Jacobs
  • 06 Scott
  • 14 Habai (Burchill - 62' )
  • 09 McNulty
  • 03 Talbot (Praprotnik - 42' )

Substitutes

  • 02 Mampuya
  • 11 Denholm
  • 17 Walker
  • 18 Wilkie
  • 27 Burchill
  • 31 Praprotnik
  • 48 Mullen

Dundee

  • 01 Letheren
  • 02 Irvine
  • 05 Dyer
  • 06 Davidson
  • 18 Gallagher
  • 17 Benedictus Booked
  • 23 Boyle Booked (Conroy - 87' )
  • 10 Rae
  • 27 Nade (Doris - 69' )
  • 09 MacDonald Booked (Riley - 80' )
  • 20 McAlister

Substitutes

  • 03 Lockwood
  • 07 Riley
  • 11 Conroy
  • 12 Gibson
  • 16 Doris
  • 25 Cummins
  • 33 Wighton
Ref: Don Robertson
Att: 1,759

Match Stats

Shots

2 7

On target

0 2

Corners

2 6

Fouls

13 11

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Livingston 0, Dundee 2.

90:00 +4:01 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Livingston 0, Dundee 2.

88:11

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Kyle Benedictus.

86:51 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dundee. Ryan Conroy replaces Martin Boyle.

85:36 Booking

Booking Martin Boyle (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

85:18 Booking

Booking Simon Mensing (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

85:09

Nicholas Riley (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85:09

Foul by Simon Mensing (Livingston).

83:14

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Dundee).

83:14

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

81:33

Foul by Nicholas Riley (Dundee).

81:33

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

79:42 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dundee. Nicholas Riley replaces Peter MacDonald.

79:12

Jim McAlister (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

79:12

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

76:18

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.

73:40

Mark Burchill (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

73:40

Foul by Iain Davidson (Dundee).

72:28 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Livingston. Danny Denholm replaces Kyle Jacobs.

71:01

Foul by Martin Boyle (Dundee).

71:01

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

68:23 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Dundee. Steven Doris replaces Christian Nade because of an injury.

67:36

Attempt missed. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

66:45

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Kyle Jacobs.

64:37 Booking

Booking Peter MacDonald (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

64:31

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

64:31

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

61:13 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Livingston. Mark Burchill replaces Michal Habai.

57:48

Christian Nade (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57:48

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

56:39

Kyle Benedictus (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

56:39

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

54:55 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Livingston 0, Dundee 2. Kyle Benedictus (Dundee) header from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jim McAlister.

54:14

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Simon Mensing.

53:23

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Nejc Mevlja.

52:56

Attempt missed. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

52:11

Christian Nade (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

52:11

Foul by Nejc Praprotnik (Livingston).

51:35

Attempt missed. Marc McNulty (Livingston) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

51:00

Nejc Praprotnik (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

50:59

Foul by Christian Nade (Dundee).

49:50

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

49:50

Iain Davidson (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

47:00

Martin Boyle (Dundee) wins a free kick on the left wing.

46:58

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

46:00

Christian Nade (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45:57

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).

45:00

Second Half begins Livingston 0, Dundee 1.

45:00 +1:58 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Livingston 0, Dundee 1.

45:00 +0:52

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).

45:00 +0:52

Christian Nade (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44:11

Attempt missed. Declan Gallagher (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

43:34

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Craig Sives.

42:43

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Simon Mensing.

41:40 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Livingston. Nejc Praprotnik replaces Jason Talbot because of an injury.

40:19 Booking

Booking Kyle Benedictus (Dundee) is shown the yellow card.

31:44

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Callum Fordyce.

31:03

Attempt missed. Martin Boyle (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

26:37

Attempt missed. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

24:35

Willie Dyer (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

24:35

Foul by Michal Habai (Livingston).

23:00

Foul by Christian Nade (Dundee).

23:00

Kyle Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22:47

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

22:47

Nejc Mevlja (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

19:13

Foul by Gavin Rae (Dundee).

19:13

Kyle Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

18:48

Attempt missed. Marc McNulty (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

16:37

Iain Davidson (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

16:37

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

14:52

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

14:52

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

13:00

Jason Talbot (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

12:48

Foul by Martin Boyle (Dundee).

7:29 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Livingston 0, Dundee 1. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.

6:34

Gary Irvine (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

6:34

Foul by Simon Mensing (Livingston).

2:22

Kyle Benedictus (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

2:22

Foul by Michal Habai (Livingston).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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