Peterhead defeated 4-0 by Dundee in ultimate pre-season pleasant
There had been first rate possibilities for each side within the first half, however it was Zak Rudden’s thirty sixth minute aim that gave The Dee the lead at half-time.
In his first sport in cost, Dundee boss Gary Bowyer, made 11 modifications on the break, with Niall McGinn approaching and placing Dundee 2-0 up 5 minutes after the restart.
Peterhead’s pre-season led to a 4-0 defeat at Balmoor Stadium towards Championship new-boys Dundee.
Luke McCowan bought Dundee’s third aim within the 71st minute, whereas Josh Mulligan netted their fourth and ultimate effort lower than 5 minutes later.
Right this moment’s sport towards Dundee was the ultimate pre-season conflict for the Blue Toon, who performed Inverurie Locos and Elgin Metropolis final weekend.
Their season kicks off with a Premier Sports activities Cup conflict towards Aberdeen on July 10.
Either side had early possibilities, with Dundee’s Paul McMullan registering the primary shot of the sport, which was simply gathered by Peterhead’s trialist goalkeeper, earlier than one other Blue Toon trialist had a shot deflected over the bar on the different finish.
Dow, who has simply signed up for an additional spell with Peterhead, then bought a cheeky shot away in amongst a crowd of Dundee defenders, however his try to chip the goalkeeper was effectively held by a backpedaling Harrison Sharp.
The perfect likelihood of the sport got here within the thirtieth minute when Dundee’s Luke Strachan fired a shot from contained in the field that seemed sure to be going at the back of the web, however the Peterhead goalkeeper did effectively to push it on the bar to maintain the rating at 0-0.
Dundee took the lead 5 minutes later as they hit the Blue Toon on the counterattack, the place Finlay Robertson switched the ball to Rudden down the appropriate hand aspect, who chipped the ball over the Peterhead goalkeeper for 1-0.
Jim McInally’s aspect replied virtually instantly as Jack Brown discovered himself in a good quantity of area, however his shot rolled vast of the far publish, a lot to the reduction of a crushed Sharp.
Dundee boss Bowyer put out a modified aspect for the second half, with 11 totally different gamers on the pitch, and it didn’t take lengthy for them so as to add to Rudden’s first half aim.
Alex Jukubiak, who spent most of final season on mortgage at Partick Thistle, latched on to a Peterhead defensive error, earlier than discovering Niall McGinn with a wonderfully timed go, who slotted the ball into an empty internet.
After going 2-0 down, McInally made a handful modifications of himself as Andrew McDonald, Hamish Ritchie and a trialist made method for for Jordon Brown, one other trialist and Danny Strachan.
Dundee bought their third aim as McCowan hit a pacey shot in direction of aim, from simply contained in the field, which fired into the underside left nook, leaving the Blue Toon keeper with no likelihood.