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Dundee United 3 - 1 Aberdeen

HT Score: Dundee United 0 - 0 Aberdeen

SPL
Dundee United scorers: Dodds 48, Paterson 55, Dodds 88
Aberdeen scorers: Solberg 90 (Pen).

06/11/1999 | KO: 15:00

Dodds Haunts Dons with Double in Dundee

A dissapointing first half produced few chances for either side, with the home side Dundee United having the bulk of possesion.

It took 48 minutes for either side to break the deadlock, and it was ex Aberdeen hitman BILLY DODDS who struck the ball past ex Scotland goalkeeper Jim Leighton.

United youngster JIM PATERSON made it 2-0 on 55 minutes, after some slack play from the Dons defence.

DODDS finished off Aberdeen with a late strike, beating the helpless Dons keeper Leighton, in his 500th Dons appearance.

It wasn't all doom and gloom for the Dons, THOMAS SOLBERG hit a superb penalty past Dundee United keeper Alan Combe, after Jamie McAlister was brought down in the area. However, it was too little, too late, and the Dons slumped to another defeat.

Dundee United Teamsheet
Combe, Pascual, Hannah, de Vos, Dodds, Telesnikov, Paterson (Easton 64), Worrell, Partridge, McConalogue (McCulloch 90), Davidson Unused Subs: Onstad, Malpas, Venetis
Aberdeen Teamsheet
Leighton, Anderson, McAllister, Solberg, Lilley (Cobian 72), Guntveit, Jess (Hamilton 74), Mayer, Dow, Winters, Kiriakov (Buchan 59).

Unused Subs: Esson, Perry.

Bookings:  Mayer (85).
Attendance: 8,170
Venue: Tannadice Park, Dundee
Referee: H. Dallas, Bonkle
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