Dundee were unable to end a miserable week with a victory as Stirling Albion hit back to claim a draw.
The Dark Blues, fresh from entering administration, travelled without the management team and nine players who were made redundant on Friday.
But, despite the depleted numbers, it was the visitors who took the lead through Leigh Griffiths' strike.
Ross Forsyth's header sealed a point for Stirling, who had Jonathan Brown sent off for a professional foul.
Dundee caretaker manager Barry Smith: "In the scheme of things, I don't think the three points was the most important thing today. I think the commitment and attitude was the most important thing and I can't speak highly enough of them and how proud I am of them.
"Motivation ended up not being a factor. They knew what they had to do when they went out on that park and they did what they were asked.
"I don't want to single any players out because I thought they were all brilliant today. Leigh was just one of the players that did exceptionally.
"I'd love to keep a hang of Leigh because he's an important player for us but it's Dundee that will decide that.
"The past couple of weeks have been difficult for the boys so it's about trying to get them back to some sort of normality. And that's just getting about our business with training and playing games.
"That's where we'll find out what happens after that."
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