Smith rules out complacency

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Barry Smith is taking nothing for granted against Queens Park
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Barry Smith is taking nothing for granted against Queens Park

Dundee boss Barry Smith has promised not to take Queens Park lightly in Wednesday night's Scottish Communities League Cup tie.

The Dark Blues head for Hampden for their second-round tie as strong favourites to chalk up their first win of the new season against their Third Division hosts.

Smith's side have already survived a scare against lowly Peterhead in the first round, when they were taken all the way to a penalty shoot-out before securing their place in the next round.

And Smith said: "We are giving Queens Park every respect.

"We know this has the makings of a very difficult tie so the last thing we would do is take it for granted.

"That's not how we go about our business and we've already had Queens watched as part of our preparations.

"It's never easy going to play lower-league opposition in the cup and this tie will be no different.

"It's important we get through into the next round, which the players know so we're going there hopefully to do a job."

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