Darren Mackie headed his first goal of the season to put Aberdeen into the UEFA Cup group stages and complete a memorable week for Scottish football.

The striker´s 27th-minute diving header left Dnipro needing two goals and Aberdeen survived a late onslaught after Andriy Vorobey´s scrappy equaliser with 15 minutes left.

Dnipro hit the bar three times in the second half but Aberdeen held on to record an away-goals triumph over the team second in the Ukrainian league days after the Old Firm had caused two upsets in the Champions League.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms