Four first-half goals helped Hamilton to victory over Raith Rovers.

Anthony Andreu fired the visitors' opener and then headed a second before Louis Longridge added his name to the scoresheet.

Liam Fox then fouled James Keatings, who converted the resulting penalty shortly before the break.

Joe Cardle and John Baird scored for Raith in the final 10 minutes but those goals proved only to be consolation as Hamilton went second in the table.

Lineup, Bookings (0) & Substitutions (5)

Raith Rovers

  • 20 Robinson
  • 19 Mullen
  • 03 Booth
  • 08 Moon
  • 02 Thomson
  • 05 Hill
  • 11 Anderson
  • 12 Callachan
  • 09 Spence (Baird - 45' )
  • 06 Fox (Smith - 45' )
  • 07 Cardle

Substitutes

  • 14 Donaldson
  • 15 Smith
  • 16 Ellis
  • 17 Laidlaw
  • 21 Vaughan
  • 23 Matthews
  • 29 Baird

Hamilton Academical

  • 01 Cuthbert
  • 06 Gillespie
  • 24 Tena
  • 18 MacKinnon
  • 33 Kilday (Watson - 59' )
  • 05 Canning
  • 22 Andreu
  • 11 Crawford
  • 50 Scotland (Antoine-Curier - 77' )
  • 07 Keatings (Lyon - 69' )
  • 17 Longridge

Substitutes

  • 12 Lyon
  • 16 Watson
  • 19 Currie
  • 26 El-Zubaidi
  • 32 Ryan
  • 35 George
  • 99 Antoine-Curier
Ref: William Collum
Att: 1,436

Match Stats

Shots

10 15

On target

3 6

Corners

4 3

Fouls

6 11

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Hamilton Academical 4.

90:00 +2:27 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Hamilton Academical 4.

90:00 +1:55

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

88:14 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Hamilton Academical 4. John Baird (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jason Thomson.

87:31

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

86:11

John Baird (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

86:11

Foul by Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical).

85:23

Attempt missed. Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

83:30

Gordon Smith (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

83:30

Foul by Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical).

82:21

Attempt missed. Mickael Antoine-Curier (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

81:01 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Raith Rovers 1, Hamilton Academical 4. Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner.

80:39

Attempt blocked. Mickael Antoine-Curier (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

79:28

Attempt missed. Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

76:53

Foul by Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical).

76:53

Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

76:18 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Mickael Antoine-Curier replaces Jason Scotland.

72:03

Gordon Smith (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

72:03

Foul by Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical).

68:13 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Darren Lyon replaces James Keatings.

63:43

Attempt blocked. Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

63:06

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Grant Gillespie.

60:27

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

60:27

Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

59:48

Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

59:48

Foul by Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical).

58:54 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Craig Watson replaces Lee Kilday because of an injury.

56:00

Lee Kilday (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick on the right wing.

55:53

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

54:41

John Baird (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

54:41

Foul by Lee Kilday (Hamilton Academical).

53:30

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Lee Robinson.

53:12

Attempt saved. Martin Canning (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

52:38

Foul by Fraser Mullen (Raith Rovers).

52:38

Grant Gillespie (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

50:51

Attempt missed. Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

50:10

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Lee Robinson.

49:59

Attempt blocked. Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

48:41

Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48:41

Foul by Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical).

46:32

John Baird (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46:32

Foul by Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical).

45:00

Second Half begins Raith Rovers 0, Hamilton Academical 4.

45:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Raith Rovers. Gordon Smith replaces Liam Fox.

45:00 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Raith Rovers. John Baird replaces Greig Spence.

45:00 +0:24 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Raith Rovers 0, Hamilton Academical 4.

42:39 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Raith Rovers 0, Hamilton Academical 4. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

42:08

Penalty Hamilton Academical. James Keatings draws a foul in the penalty area.

42:08

Penalty conceded by Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) after a foul in the penalty area.

39:05

Foul by Ali Crawford (Hamilton Academical).

39:05

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

38:16 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Raith Rovers 0, Hamilton Academical 3. Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ali Crawford.

34:00

Attempt saved. Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

33:33

Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

33:33

Foul by Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical).

31:51 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Raith Rovers 0, Hamilton Academical 2. Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by James Keatings with a cross.

27:19

Attempt missed. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

24:46

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

24:46

Jason Scotland (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

23:01

Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

23:01

Foul by Lee Kilday (Hamilton Academical).

16:46

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Callum Booth.

16:38

Attempt blocked. Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

14:37

Attempt missed. Jason Scotland (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

14:06

Attempt missed. James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

9:51

Attempt saved. Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

5:44

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Grant Gillespie.

5:36

Attempt blocked. Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

5:01

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Grant Gillespie.

4:48

Attempt blocked. Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

4:23

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Grant Gillespie.

3:02 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Raith Rovers 0, Hamilton Academical 1. Tony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

1:47

Attempt missed. Jason Scotland (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

0:19

Louis Longridge (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

0:19

Foul by Callum Booth (Raith Rovers).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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