Sutton's fraternal winner

Dundee United 1 - Dundee 2
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John Sutton has joined the family dynasty in terrorising Scottish defences. The young striker netted his first goal for Dundee yesterday and it proved decisive in a fine derby at Tannadice.

John Sutton has joined the family dynasty in terrorising Scottish defences. The young striker netted his first goal for Dundee yesterday and it proved decisive in a fine derby at Tannadice.

Sutton, on a season's loan from Millwall, inflicted United's second home defeat in nine months - the last being at the hands of brother Chris's Celtic side - with a fine 47th minute goal.

The game turned on Steve Lovell's first-half penalty after David McCracken was harshly judged to have barged down Iain Anderson. Derek Soutar then produced fine saves from volleys by Barry Robson and Alan Archibald, and two minutes after the interval Dundee stretched their lead. Lovell robbed McCracken and sent over a low cross met by Sutton's outstretched right foot.

Soutar was finally beaten in injury time when Mark Wilson's fine corner was met by Archibald, whose glancing header found the roof of the net - but it was too little, too late.

Goals: Lovell (pen, 17) 0-1; Sutton (47) 0-2; Archibald (90) 1-2.

Dundee United (4-4-2): Bullock; Wilson, Innes, McCracken, Archibald; Kerr (Samuel 70), McInnes (Duff 57), Dodds, Robson; Grady (Scotland 50), McIntyre. Substitutes not used: Hirschfeld (gk), Ritchie, Conway, O'Donnell.

Dundee (4-4-2): Soutar; MacDonald, Sancho, Mann, Hernandez; Brady, Anderson (Fotheringham 65), Smith, Robb (Barrett 65); Sutton, Lovell (Jablonski 79). Substitutes not used: Jack (gk), Larsen, McNally, Linn.

Referee: H Dallas (Motherwell)

Man of the match: Soutar

Attendance: 11,118.

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