Scottish League Cup - First Round
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Dundee 4-0 Peterhead

Simon Ferry scores for Dundee against Peterhead
Ferry fired Dundee ahead after 22 minutes

New signings Simon Ferry, Greg Stewart and Luka Tankulic scored debut goals as Dundee beat Peterhead in the Scottish League Cup first round.

Summer arrival from Portsmouth Ferry opened his account when he prodded in a loose ball from close range.

Former Cowdenbeath striker Stewart got in on the act just before half-time when he drove Kevin Thomson's pass into the bottom corner.

Peter MacDonald headed in Dundee's third before Tankulic struck late on.

Peter MacDonald scores for Dundee against Peterhead
MacDonald opened his account for the season in the second half

Peterhead, newly-promoted to Scottish League One, were given a taste of what was to come as early as the fourth minute when another recent Dundee signing, Gary Harkins, hit the crossbar.

And Dundee, who have moved up to the Premiership for this season, continued to pressurise up until Ferry's opener.

Tankulic surged into the box and forced a save by Graeme Smith only for Ferry to net the rebound.

However, the Blue Toon almost levelled when a Scott Ross header was cleared off the line by Thomson.

Debutant Paul McGowan had a hand in Dundee's second, slipping in Stewart to finish powerfully from 12 yards.

A poor pass by Kyle Benedictus gave Peterhead an opening early in the second half by Rory McAllister turned over following set-up work by Jamie Redman and Andy Rogers.

MacDonald rose unchallenged to nod home Tankulic's to settle any lingering nerves for the hosts.

And Tankulic rounded things off with a well-taken eight-yard finish from Harkins' deft cross to set Paul Hartley's men up for next week's top-flight opener against Kilmarnock at Dens Park.

Line-ups

Dundee

  • 1Letheren
  • 3Dyer
  • 4Konrad
  • 19McGinn
  • 17Benedictus
  • 18McGowan
  • 10Thomson
  • 11FerrySubstituted forMcBrideat 67'minutes
  • 29Harkins
  • 21TankulicSubstituted forBoyleat 85'minutes
  • 15StewartSubstituted forMacDonaldat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8McBride
  • 9MacDonald
  • 23Boyle
  • 27Adam
  • 30Kerr

Peterhead

  • 1Smith
  • 5Ross
  • 6Donaldson
  • 4Smith
  • 10StevensonSubstituted forBrownat 85'minutes
  • 2Sharp
  • 3Noble
  • 11StrachanBooked at 42minsSubstituted forGilfillanat 71'minutes
  • 8Redman
  • 9McAllister
  • 7RodgersSubstituted forCoxat 53'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Gilfillan
  • 14Cox
  • 15Brown
  • 16McCann
  • 17Richardson
  • 21Jarvie
Referee:
William Collum
Attendance:
3,079

Match Stats

Home TeamDundeeAway TeamPeterhead
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home15
Away6
Shots on Target
Home8
Away1
Corners
Home13
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Dundee 4, Peterhead 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dundee 4, Peterhead 0.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Thomas Konrad.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Thomas Konrad.

Attempt saved. Steven Noble (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Jamie Redman (Peterhead).

Foul by Willie Dyer (Dundee).

David Cox (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Jordon Brown replaces Jamie Stevenson.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Martin Boyle replaces Luka Tankulic.

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Dundee).

Rory McAllister (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Dundee 4, Peterhead 0. Luka Tankulic (Dundee) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gary Harkins.

Attempt missed. Jamie Redman (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Kevin Thomson.

Goal!

Goal! Dundee 3, Peterhead 0. Peter MacDonald (Dundee) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Luka Tankulic.

Paul McGinn (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Cox (Peterhead).

Foul by Kevin Thomson (Dundee).

Jamie Stevenson (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Dundee).

Scott Ross (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Bryan Gilfillan replaces Ryan Strachan.

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Kevin McBride replaces Simon Ferry.

Paul McGowan (Dundee) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Cox (Peterhead).

Attempt saved. Paul McGowan (Dundee) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Dundee. Peter MacDonald replaces Greg Stewart.

Foul by Gary Harkins (Dundee).

Ryan Strachan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Ross Smith.

Gary Harkins (Dundee) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Reece Donaldson (Peterhead).

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Corner, Dundee. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. David Cox replaces Andy Rodgers.

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Simon Ferry (Dundee).

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