Date: 23rd January 2016 at 9:06am
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Aberdeen’s Scottish Premiership season continued with a win against Dundee at Pittodrie on Friday.

The chance was taken, which is all Aberdeen can do at this stage, to close the gap on leaders Celtic with Adam Rooney’s goal enough to give the Dons a one-nil win over Dundee and close it to three-points again.

This could, and probably will, be extended to six-points again this afternoon when Celtic face St Johnstone.

Rooney, with his 16th of the season and fourth in his last three-matches, converted an early Jonny Hayes cross to score what proved to be the only goal of the game on 14-minute but the main thing was it did secure the points ahead of the potentially season defining meeting with Celtic on Wednesday.

Aberdeen could have had more goals but ‘keeper, and former Don, Scott Bain made a number of saves from Ash Taylor in particular with Rooney also denied before he did score his goal, even that Bain tried valiantly to keep it out!

In his first home appearance since May Aberdeen ‘keeper Scott Brown also made some important saves, most notably from Kane Hemmings with a Darren O’Dea knock on giving Gary Harkins the chance late on to earn Dundee a point but he missed the target, much to the relief of Rooney who had missed a great chance to ensure the win 15-minutes from time.

These were the other results.
Friday 22nd January 2016
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee

These games are to be played.

Saturday 23rd January 2016
Celtic v St Johnstone 15:00
Dundee Utd v Kilmarnock 15:00
Inverness CT v Partick Thistle 15:00
Motherwell v Ross County 15:00

Sunday 24th January 2016
Hamilton v Hearts 12:45

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