Possibilities had been few and much between in a hard-fought recreation
Goalkeeper Trevor Carson impressed St Mirren to Scottish Cup fourth-round victory after saving all three of Dundee’s penalties after a stalemate.
Neither aspect rustled up a transparent likelihood till extra-time after a colorless recreation.
Kwame Thomas got here closest for the guests in entrance of their raucous assist, however he and Zak Rudden faltered with Dundee’s first two spot kicks.
Lyall Cameron was additionally thwarted by Carson earlier than Greg Kiltie transformed to ship Stephen Robinson’s aspect by means of.
Dundee have not performed since 6 January after having three house video games postponed and the break appeared to take its toll on a number of gamers.
Tyler French was stretchered off contained in the opening six minutes following a collision with Alex Gogic – and can stay in hospital in a single day – earlier than Cammy Kerr departed with a again harm later within the first-half.
A gap interval that witnessed little or no creativity in an evenly-contested affair petered out. With neither supervisor impressed with the lacklustre exhibiting in entrance of aim, a raft of modifications adopted.
Alex Grieve discovered the again of the online with one in all his first touches after being launched, however his close-range header got here from an offside place.
Cameron pressured one of many solely saves of the 90 minutes. The tough ahead carved out house within the field to take the shot on the flip however Carson had it coated.
Mark O’Hara’s effort from the sting of the field was the one actual effort of be aware within the further half-hour of motion, however in some way Adam Legzdins parried away after the try struck a number of defenders.
Thomas joined on-loan from Sutton United within the midweek and got here near a dream begin as he related with Cameron’s cross, forcing Carson right into a splendid cease.
It could not be his final on a day when he was to the fore.
Participant of the match – Trevor CarsonHas to be Carson, does not it? Three saves within the shoot-out and others from Cameron and ThomasWhat they stated
St Mirren supervisor Stephen Robinson: “We made exhausting work of it. We’re within the subsequent spherical, which is the constructive. The opposite constructive is Trevor Carson – excellent with the penalty saves. He and our goalkeeping coach Jamie Langfield had carried out their homework.
“Credit score to Dundee. It was like a Premiership tie. The boys who stepped up confirmed actual nerve, good high quality to complete. We owe it to Trevor and Jamie that we’re by means of to the following spherical. The boys know that they are often higher.”
Dundee supervisor Gary Bowyer: “There may be pleasure however, on the finish of the day, we misplaced. The possibilities we created, we did not must go to extra-time. The way in which we took the sport to St Mirren, we had been excellent.
“You may see from as we speak’s efficiency that there is not a lot of a distinction between among the groups within the Premiership and the Championship.”
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1Legzdins4FrenchSubstituted forAndersonat 12’minutes14Ashcroft5Sweeney2KerrSubstituted forCameronat 42’minutes15Mulligan6McGheeSubstituted forRobertsonat 95’minutes17McCowanSubstituted forRuddenat 90’minutes3Marshall18McMullanSubstituted forSheridanat 65’minutes7JakubiakSubstituted forThomasat 65’minutesBooked at 85minsSubstitutes9Thomas19Robertson20Rudden23Sheridan24Anderson25Cameron30Sharp
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Match ends, St. Mirren 0(3), Dundee 0.
Penalty Shootout ends, St. Mirren 0(3), Dundee 0.
Aim! St. Mirren 0(3), Dundee 0. Greg Kiltie (St. Mirren) converts the penalty with a proper footed shot to the underside left nook.
Penalty saved! Lyall Cameron (Dundee) fails to capitalise on this nice alternative, proper footed shot saved within the backside proper nook.
Aim! St. Mirren 0(2), Dundee 0. Alex Greive (St. Mirren) converts the penalty with a proper footed shot to the underside left nook.
Penalty saved! Kwame Thomas (Dundee) fails to capitalise on this nice alternative, left footed shot saved within the backside left nook.
Aim! St. Mirren 0(1), Dundee 0. Mark O’Hara (St. Mirren) converts the penalty with a proper footed shot to the highest proper nook.
Penalty saved! Zak Rudden (Dundee) fails to capitalise on this nice alternative, proper footed shot saved within the backside proper nook.
Penalty saved! Zak Rudden (Dundee) fails to capitalise on this nice alternative, proper footed shot saved within the backside left nook.
Penalty saved! Eamonn Brophy (St. Mirren) fails to capitalise on this nice alternative, proper footed shot saved within the centre of the aim.
Penalty Shootout begins St. Mirren 0, Dundee 0.
Second Half Additional Time ends, St. Mirren 0, Dundee 0.
Hand ball by Alexandros Gogic (St. Mirren).
Foul by Jordan Marshall (Dundee).
Eamonn Brophy (St. Mirren) wins a free kick on the appropriate wing.
Foul by Kwame Thomas (Dundee).
Charles Dunne (St. Mirren) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Try saved. Eamonn Brophy (St. Mirren) header from the centre of the field is saved within the centre of the aim.
Try saved. Greg Kiltie (St. Mirren) header from the centre of the field is saved within the high centre of the aim.
Foul by Kwame Thomas (Dundee).
Participant of the match
Squad number1Player nameCarson
Squad number11Player nameKiltie
Squad number4Player nameShaughnessy
Squad number13Player nameGogic
Squad number7Player nameAyunga
Squad number23Player nameStrain
Squad number22Player nameFraser
Squad number6Player nameO’Hara
Squad number17Player nameBaccus
Squad number18Player nameDunne
Squad number31Player nameGallagher
Squad number8Player nameFlynn
Squad number3Player nameTanser
Squad number21Player nameGreive
Squad number16Player nameErhahon
Squad number10Player nameMain
Squad number9Player nameBrophy
Squad number25Player nameCameron
Squad number17Player nameMcCowan
Squad number18Player nameMcMullan
Squad number1Player nameLegzdins
Squad number14Player nameAshcroft
Squad number15Player nameMulligan
Squad number4Player nameFrench
Squad number5Player nameSweeney
Squad number6Player nameMcGhee
Squad number3Player nameMarshall
Squad number2Player nameKerr
Squad number7Player nameJakubiak
Squad number24Player nameAnderson
Squad number9Player nameThomas
Squad number19Player nameRobertson
Squad number23Player nameSheridan
Squad number20Player nameRudden