Defeat on opening day

Dundee’s Championship season got off to a bad start with a 6-2 defeat against Hearts at Tynecastle. The real damage was done in a disastrous first half. Hearts went into a two goal lead through Michael Smith and Josh Ginnelly. Charlie Adam pulled a goal back, but further Hearts goals before half time, from a Liam Boyce penalty and Stephen Kingsley, left the Dee with an impossible task. Dundee improved after the break and Danny Mullen came off the bench to notch the Dee’s second. However, that was the end of the Dee’s fightback and Hearts closed out the game easily, helping themselves to late goals from Kingsley again and Andy Halliday.

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