Dundee set adult a Scottish Cup quarter-final revisit to Rangers with a gentle replay win over Dumbarton.
Full-back Paul McGinn crashed in a opening idea after using on to a neat Gary Harkins pass.
Harkins afterwards crossed for Kane Hemmings to double a hosts’ advantage from tighten operation on 29 minutes.
Greg Stewart slammed in a shot after a interlude and dismissed home a late free-kick after Kevin Holt had tucked divided a rebound.
Dundee dominated from a opening with a Championship visitors struggling to cope with a transformation of Stewart, Hemmings and Rory Loy adult front, while Harkins was given distant too most room to foreordain play from a center of a park.
Paul Hartley’s side had been hold to a goalless pull in a rain-soaked strange tie though this was a biased contest.
The breakthrough came on 16 mins and from an doubtful source.
Harkins played in a retreat pass for McGinn who flog goalkeeper Mark Brown during his nearby post with a extreme strike for his initial idea of a season.
The Sons consumed their best possibility within a notation of a restart as Scott Taggart’s cutback fell ideally for Jordan Kirkpatrick though a midfielder rushed his shot and a round fell tamely into a arms of Scott Bain.
Another vacant leaves Dumbarton with usually one idea in their final 6 outings, while Hemmings grabbed his 13th in 11 games after some-more good work from Harkins.
The midfielder clipped a round into a nearby post where a in-form striker slid a round over Brown for his 19th of a season.
Stewart had been saying copiousness of a round and he dismissed in series 3 5 mins into a second half.
The striker ghosted into a box from a right before shifting a round into a left palm dilemma of a idea as a Dumbarton counterclaim looked on.
Loy worked tirelessly via and looked to have won a chastisement when he tumbled to a belligerent after a plea by Darren Barr.
But arbitrate Stephen Finnie dumbfounded a home throng by engagement a former Rangers and Falkirk striker, a third yellow label of a dusk for purported simulation.
The fourth idea arrived with 10 mins remaining as Brown saved from surrogate Craig Wighton usually to be beaten by left-back Holt who was following up.
The subjection was finish in blocking time when man-of-the-match Stewart dismissed home a giveaway flog from 25 yards, with a defensive wall descending apart.
It dull off a excellent dusk for Stewart and Hartley’s men, who will transport full of certainty to Ibrox for their initial revisit given 2004.
What a managers said
Dundee’s Paul Hartley: “It was professional, it was clinical. It was a good night for us.
“I suspicion a transformation was terrific, we had some good multiple play.
“It looks like a chastisement when Loy is held in a box though we’re not angry too much.
“It’s good to be in a quarter-finals though we have some critical games before that.”
Dumbarton’s Stephen Aitken: “We’re bitterly unhappy in a demeanour in that we mislaid a game.
“Dundee were cruel though they are inexpensive goals from a indicate of view. The existence is Dundee were improved than us on a night.
“We hang together, we have finished all season, and we’ll rebound back.”