Aberdeen 2
Dundee Utd 0
League (SPL)


2 - 0

Dundee Utd

League (SPL)
Tuesday, October 25th, 2005
Pittodrie. Att. 10,720
7:45 PM Kick-off

Jamie Smith (36)
Steve Crawford (43)

Team Managers
Jimmy Calderwood Gordon Chisholm

Starting Eleven
Ryan Esson
Russell Anderson
Zander Diamond
Andrew Considine
Michael Hart
Barry Nicholson
Scott Severin
Jamie Smith
Richie Byrne
Stevie Crawford
Steve Lovell
Derek Stillie .1
Alan Archibald .5
David McCracken .3
Mark Wilson .2
Paul Ritchie .23
Peter Canero .6
Barry Robson .11
Grant Brebner .8
Mark Kerr .7
David Fernández .20
Jim McIntyre .10

Jamie Langfield
Darren Mackie
Gary Dempsey
Jamie Winter
Ricky Foster
Scott Muirhead
John Stewart
Craig Samson .17
Garry Kenneth .18
Stuart Duff .12
Derek McInnes .4
Greg Cameron .26
Collin Samuel .21
Lee Miller .9

Darren Mackie for Steve Lovell (24)
Gary Dempsey for Stevie Crawford (78)
Garry Kenneth for Paul Ritchie (58)
Collin Samuel for Mark Kerr (63)
Lee Miller for David Fernández (75)

Scott Severin (88) Mark Kerr

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Calum Murray (Referee)
John Gilmour & John Bicknell (Assistants)
Willie Hornby (Fourth Official)

Match Report

The first half of the match was a fairly even contest with both sides looking dangerous on the break. Nicholson had a very good chance for Aberdeen after only five minutes but United came back into the game and twice went close through efforts from David Fernandez. The final ten minutes of the first half changed the whole complexion of the game when the home side put the game beyond their visitors. An individual effort from Smith on 35 minutes and a tap-in from Crawford after 43 minutes had Aberdeen two up. It could have been worse for United had Severin not headed over from six yards on the stroke of half time.

The second half was far less entertaining with fewer chances at both ends. It was United who had the best efforts to get back into the match and both David McCracken and Garry Kenneth were unlucky to see headers cleared off the line from threatening corners by Barry Robson. Towards the end of the game Collin Samuel caused the home defence problems and Ryan Esson had to tip a dipping cross over the bar.

Squad Statistics (as at October 25th, 2005)

2005-06 All Time
Derek Stillie (GK)31 15 - 15 -
Alan Archibald27 15 - 1036
David McCracken24 1211426
Mark Wilson21 15 - 12811
Paul Ritchie30 11 - 42 -
Peter Canero24 8282
Barry Robson26 1418812
Grant Brebner27 153555
Mark Kerr23 141864
David Fernández29 112112
Jim McIntyre33 14 - 14942
Garry Kenneth (sub)18 4 - 18 -
Lee Miller (sub)22 154154
Collin Samuel (sub)24 112644

League Table (as at October 25th, 2005)

No league table has been added for this season.