A goal either side of half-time secured victory for Alloa Athletic against Scottish Championship bottom side Greenock Morton.

Graeme Holmes slotted home from six yards as the visitors finished the first half strongly.

And Andy Kirk headed the Wasps' second from Michael Doyle's cross in the second half.

Goalkeeper Nicolas Caraux denied Alloa a third when he saved Declan McManus's close-range effort.

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (6)

Greenock Morton

  • 23 Caraux
  • 04 Peciar
  • 05 Page (McKee - 59' )
  • 02 Taggart
  • 03 Fitzpatrick
  • 26 Fulton (Wallace - 66' )
  • 21 Bachirou Booked
  • 16 Stirling
  • 18 Habai
  • 10 Campbell (McNeil - 66' )
  • 08 Imrie Booked

Substitutes

  • 27 McNeil
  • 01 Gaston
  • 09 Wallace
  • 07 McKee
  • 06 McLaughlin

Alloa Athletic

  • 01 Bain
  • 04 Gordon
  • 03 Meggat
  • 05 Marr
  • 02 Doyle
  • 07 Cawley
  • 06 Simmons
  • 08 McCord
  • 10 Holmes (Flannigan - 78' )
  • 11 McManus Booked (Salmon - 77' )
  • 09 Kirk (Young - 83' )

Substitutes

  • 12 Young
  • 17 Robertson
  • 15 Flannigan
  • 21 McDowall
  • 14 Salmon
  • 16 Tiffoney
Ref: Don Robertson
Att: 1,478

Match Stats

Shots

9 17

On target

3 10

Corners

9 7

Fouls

17 6

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

90:00 +2:12 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

90:00 +1:50

Attempt missed. Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high from a direct free kick.

90:00 +1:27

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +1:27

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

90:00 +0:41

Attempt missed. Joe McKee (Morton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

90:00 +0:12

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kevin Cawley.

88:09

Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

88:09

Foul by Stephen Stirling (Morton).

87:19

Darren Young (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

87:19

Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

86:51 Booking

Booking Fouad Bachirou (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

86:47

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

86:47

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

85:19

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85:19

Foul by Scott Taggart (Morton).

84:20

Attempt missed. Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

83:06

Attempt saved. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

82:42 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Darren Young replaces Andy Kirk.

82:20

Foul by Dougie Imrie (Morton).

82:20

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80:40

Attempt missed. Stephen Stirling (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

79:38

Attempt saved. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

78:30

Foul by Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic).

78:30

David McNeil (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

77:38 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Iain Flannigan replaces Graeme Holmes.

77:19

Foul by Michal Habai (Morton).

77:19

Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

76:46

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Tony Wallace.

76:19 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Alex Salmon replaces Declan McManus.

74:47 Booking

Booking Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

74:36

Fouad Bachirou (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

74:36

Foul by Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic).

72:39

Foul by Tony Wallace (Morton).

72:39

Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

69:19

Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic) hits the right post with a right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right.

68:35

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

68:35

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

66:18

Scott Taggart (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

66:18

Foul by Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic).

65:46 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Morton. David McNeil replaces Archie Campbell.

65:35 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Morton. Tony Wallace replaces Aidan Fulton.

65:00

Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

65:00

Foul by Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic).

58:04 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Morton. Joe McKee replaces Jonathan Page.

54:58 Booking

Booking Dougie Imrie (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

54:52

Foul by Dougie Imrie (Morton).

54:52

Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

54:24

Attempt saved. Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

53:56

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Marc Fitzpatrick.

53:29

Foul by Dougie Imrie (Morton).

53:29

Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

52:11

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Daryll Meggat.

49:00

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48:58

Foul by Michal Habai (Morton).

47:44 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Michael Doyle with a cross.

46:28

Attempt missed. Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

45:00

Second Half begins Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 1.

45:00 +0:10 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 1.

44:05

Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44:05

Foul by Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic).

40:59 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 1. Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.

40:49

Attempt saved. Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

40:00

Foul by Michal Habai (Morton).

40:00

Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

39:45

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Graeme Holmes.

39:07

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Scott Bain.

38:45

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kevin Cawley.

37:52

Attempt missed. Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

37:39

Attempt saved. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

36:18

Attempt saved. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the top right corner.

34:31

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Jason Marr.

33:14

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Tomas Peciar.

31:44

Attempt missed. Ben Gordon (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

31:15

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jonathan Page.

30:25

Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

30:23

Foul by Jonathan Page (Morton).

29:44

Attempt saved. Dougie Imrie (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

25:15

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Daryll Meggat.

24:49

Attempt blocked. Dougie Imrie (Morton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

22:02

Foul by Michal Habai (Morton).

22:02

Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

20:53

Attempt missed. Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

19:28

Attempt missed. Scott Taggart (Morton) right footed shot from long range on the right is close, but misses to the right.

18:30

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Nicolas Caraux.

18:03

Attempt saved. Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

15:19

Tomas Peciar (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

15:19

Foul by Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic).

14:24

Foul by Dougie Imrie (Morton).

14:24

Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

13:43

Attempt missed. Aidan Fulton (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

8:04

Attempt saved. Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

7:34

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Aidan Fulton.

7:21

Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton).

7:21

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

6:21

Attempt missed. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

5:30

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Scott Bain.

5:15

Attempt saved. Dougie Imrie (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

3:59

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Tomas Peciar.

2:37

Attempt saved. Dougie Imrie (Morton) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

0:37

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Michael Doyle.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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