St Johnstone earned the bragging rights in the Tayside derby with this ultimately comfortable victory over Dundee.
Dundee boss Paul Hartley wants his players to outrun rather than outmuscle teams as they attempt to win the Championship.
Rangers midfielder Lewis Macleod was the surprise inclusion as Scotland manager Gordon Strachan named his squad for the international double-header later this month.
Dundee could be on the verge of a dramatic SPL reprieve after Hearts’ financial plight took an unexpected twist.
The scary thing for Dundee fans is that Halloween will have been and gone by the time they get another chance to record a first home win of this SPL season.
Dundee’s reward for beating Aberdeen at the weekend is a home tie against Celtic in the last 16 of the Scottish Cup.
Scottish Cup holders St Johnstone and last year’s beaten finalists Dundee United have both been handed difficult fourth round ties after the draw was made this afternoon.
Scotland made a solid start to their UEFA European Under-17 Championship Elite Round group matches with a victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina at Rugby Park.
Dundee boss Barry Smith is reeling from yet another injury blow with Mark Kerr set to spend the ''foreseeable future'' on the sidelines.
Former Dundee United defender Garry Kenneth has left Bristol Rovers by mutual consent.