Aberdeen pushed all the way before fitness tells | Scotland

Aberdeen survived an almighty scare final night time as they have been taken to additional time by Annan earlier than they ultimately cracked the part-timers’ resistance, in what was a deeply uncomfortable night time for them at Galabank.

The Pittodrie aspect would have felt each one of many 218 miles again to residence had they succumbed to an unbelievable effort from the League Two strugglers. The captain Steven Swinglehurst had headed a deserved equaliser late on to cancel out Vicente Besuijen’s opener to ship the tie into additional time.

Annan had earlier hit the publish and gone shut by means of Tommy Muir however ultimately succumbed to targets from sub Luis Lopes, a second of the night time from Besuijen and a Leighton Clarkson end.

Yet Peter Murphy’s aspect have been tactically spot-on,


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