Aberdeen ended their lengthy watch for a Scottish Premiership away win by beating Dundee United 3-1 at Tannadice.
It was Jim Goodwin’s first recreation accountable for the Tangerines after his appointment on Thursday, simply weeks after he was sacked by Aberdeen.
Early indicators have been promising for the brand new supervisor as the house aspect led the best way within the first half, however Duk put the Dons forward after the break.
The hosts equalized by Jamie McGrath’s penalty however Aberdeen responded with targets from Ross McCrorie and substitute Marley Watkins, sealing their first street win since October 22.
Because of this, Aberdeen are fifth within the desk whereas United have now misplaced seven video games in a row and stay rooted on the backside.
The house aspect have been first to threaten solely within the second minute when Steven Fletcher discovered himself with a transparent view of the purpose, however his effort was deflected by Dons goalkeeper Jay Gorter.
The Tangerines have been forward and so they had one other probability within the twentieth minute when McGrath’s nook from the suitable discovered Ryan Edwards however the defender’s header was cleared away by Gorter.
Fletcher had one other probability within the thirty seventh minute when he was performed on purpose, however the Aberdeen keeper got here out of his field to clear the hazard.
The Dons had half an opportunity however Bojan Miovski failed to manage the ball in entrance of purpose.
The hosts picked up the place they left off initially of the second half, with Aziz Behich swinging a harmful cross from the left however Fletcher might solely intention his highly effective header straight at Gorter.
The impasse was lastly damaged within the 56th minute by Aberdeen. Duk blocked a clearance from Edwards, then ran to the left previous the defender earlier than reducing inside and producing a chic again heel on the run.
Nonetheless, United equalized within the 73rd minute after substitute Sadat Anaku was introduced down simply contained in the Dons’ field by Jack MacKenzie. Referee John Beaton pointed the spot and McGrath made no mistake, capturing previous Gorter.
The Dons regained the lead within the eightieth minute when Clarkson despatched an outstanding ball from the left and McCrorie fired low previous United goalkeeper Mark Birighitti.
Aberdeen’s tails have been up and so they secured the win 4 minutes later when Watkins despatched a low shot curled into the again of the online.
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Dundee United the following Scottish Premiership recreation might be at house St. Mirren on March 18, Aberdeen host Hearts the identical day.
Kick-off for each matches at 3 p.m.