League Cup Preview: Raith Rovers Vs Dundee
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Raith Rovers vs Dundee
Venue: Starks Park
Date: 18th July 2017
Referee: Stephen Finnie
Linesmen: Alastair Mather, Chris Phillips
Dundee have only been beaten once from Raith in thirteen League Cup Games.
Dundee have never been beaten at Starks Park in the League Cup.
The clubs have only faced each another once out with the group stages. This happened in 2014 when Dundee beat Rovers 4-0 at Dens Park.
Alan Gilzean once netted back-to-back hat-tricks against the Fifers. Both games occurred in August of 1960.
Alan Gilzean is also the top goal scorer for Dundee in this competition against Raith. He has scored six in total.
Head to Head League Cup Record
Total Games: 13
Dundee wins: 10
Raith Rovers Wins: 1
Dundee Goals: 34
Raith Rovers Goals: 8
Head to Head League Cup Record at Starks Park
Total Games: 6
Dundee wins: 4
Raith Rovers Wins: 0
Dundee Goals: 13
Raith Rovers Goals: 5
Last 5 League Cup games at both grounds:
Won | Home | Round 2 | 4-0 | August 26th 2014
Drew | Away | Group 2 | 1-1 | August 22nd 1981
Lost | Home | Group 2 | 1-2 | August 8th 1981
Won | Away | Group 4 | 3-0 | August 27th 1960
Won | Home | Group 4 | 5-0 | August 13th 1960
Last 5 League Cup games at Starks Park:
Drew | 1-1 | Group 2 | August 22nd 1981
Won | 3-0 | Group 4 | August 27th 1960
Drew | 2-2 | Group 1 | August 29th 1956
Won| 2-1 | Group 4 | August 23rd 1952
Won | 3-1 | Group 3 |September 1st 1951
Last League Cup Meeting
Dundee 4-0 Raith Rovers
Goals from Stewart, McGinn, MacDonald and Boyle gave Dundee an empathic 4-0 win over Rovers to book their place in the third round of the League Cup.
After going in front so quickly, this tie was never in doubt for the newly promoted Dens side who would win comfortably.
The teams that day were:
Dundee: Bain, McGinn, Irvine, Davidson, Konrad, McPake, Roberts, McAlister, MacDonald, Stewart, Boyle.
Substitutes: Letheren, McGowan, Tankulic, Carreiro, Harkins, Kerr, Wighton
Raith: Cuthbert, Thomson, McKeown, Scott, Watson, Perry, Moon, Vaughan, Nade, Stewart, Conroy
Substitutes: Fox, Anderson, Callachan, Laidlaw, Ellis, Matthews, Bates
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