Barry John Corr was promoted to the starting line up at a cold, wet and windy Pittodrie. Motherwell wore the white strip and looked fairly relaxed as they set about attacking the beach end.
The Dons had a young central defence on show and it did not take too long before we got the breakthough.
Fourteen minutes were on the clock when a Lasley cross into the box was headed by Burns to Craig. Burns moved to collect the return and his shot from eighteen yards beat Preece.
We almost extended the lead when Craig broke through to fire a shot at the keeper. The rebound was collected and he managed to square the ball but it flew past Lasley who was on hand at the far post.
Half time hot drinks were needed to revive the travelling support who were exposed to the biting breeze throughout the afternoon.
Hammell cleared off the line after a corner and Corr had to throw himself down to parry a Morrison shot for a corner. But Burns then had a couple of easy chances to score his second.
The first followed a wonderful one-two with
Clarkson replaced Burns with ten minutes remaining. Rutkiewicz soon up ended the substitute but. Hammell’s attempt from the free kick flew high.
As the fourth official showed the board to add three additional minutes we raced up the park and
The home support disappeared. In contrast the ‘Well fans were on their feet applauding a yet another fine performance in the
A win against