Terrors on a par with Well
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Terrors were in clinical form at Tannadice and were in front on 38 minutes through Craig Easton's first goal of the season.
Former Pars ace Andy Tod doubled the lead immediately after the interval, and Daniel Ogunmade's late goal put the icing on the cake.
Motherwell were unable to keep clear of The Terrors after slipping to a 2-1 reverse at Hearts.
Kevin McKenna put Hearts ahead on the half-hour but Keith Lasley levelled matters on 53 minutes, only for Stephen Simmons to send the Tynecastle crowd into raptures with a 72nd minute winner to boost the Jambos' Uefa Cup aspirations.
Kilmarnock keep pace with Hearts in the race for a European berth after overcoming ten-man Aberdeen.
Eric Deloumeaux was dismissed for violent conduct early into the second half and Gary McSwegan's 58th minute effort broke the deadlock.
Peter Canero secured the points with his fourth goal in five games just five minutes after McSwegan's opener.
Dundee moved into the top half of the table with a comfortable 3-1 triumph at out-of-sorts Partick Thistle.
Goals from Steven Milne and David Mackay inside the half-hour put the visitors in the driving seat but Jamie Buchan reduced the arrears on 31 minutes before Nacho Novo made the game safe on 78 minutes.