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  • League Cup Preview: Raith Rovers Vs Dundee


    Betfred League Cup Preview

    Raith Rovers vs Dundee
    Venue: Starks Park
    Date: 18th July 2017
    KO: 7.45PM

    Referee: Stephen Finnie
    Linesmen: Alastair Mather, Chris Phillips

    Match Facts:

    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
    Draw: 2
    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
    Draw: 2
    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

    Attendance: 2,645

    Match Updates

    You can also follow live updates on the Official Dundee Website and twitter page.





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