Hamilton 0-1 Falkirk

Falkirk closed the gap on Scottish First Division leaders Ross County to three points after a narrow victory against Hamilton.

Darren Dods headed the game's only goal on the stroke of half-time from Mark Millar's inswinging corner.

Hamilton almost levelled 14 minutes from the end when Grant Anderson's volley struck the crossbar.

And Bairns goalkeeper saved efforts from Steven Hendrie and James McAlister to preserve the visitors' lead.

Hamilton: Hutton, McAlister, Canning, Mensing, Hendrie, Redmond, Neil, Routledge, Stewart (Spence 70), McShane (Anderson 74), Andy Ryan. Subs Not Used: Blair Currie, Kilday, Gillespie.

Booked: Anderson, Neil.

Falkirk: McGovern, Duffie, Dods, Wallace, Scobbie, Alston (Kingsley 59), Murdoch, Mark Millar (Fulton 60), Sibbald, Gibson (White 65), El Alagui. Subs Not Used: Bowman, Rhys Bennett.

Booked: El Alagui.

Goals: Dods 45.

Att: 1,843

Ref: Steven McLean

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