Scottish Championship
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Greenock Morton 0-2 Alloa Athletic

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.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 23Caraux
  • 4Peciar
  • 5PageSubstituted forMcKeeat 59'minutes
  • 2Taggart
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 26FultonSubstituted forWallaceat 66'minutes
  • 21BachirouBooked at 87mins
  • 16Stirling
  • 18Habai
  • 10CampbellSubstituted forMcNeilat 66'minutes
  • 8ImrieBooked at 55mins

Substitutes

  • 27McNeil
  • 1Gaston
  • 9Wallace
  • 7McKee
  • 6McLaughlin

Alloa

  • 1Bain
  • 4Gordon
  • 3Meggat
  • 5Marr
  • 2Doyle
  • 7Cawley
  • 6Simmons
  • 8McCord
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forFlanniganat 78'minutes
  • 11McManusBooked at 75minsSubstituted forSalmonat 77'minutes
  • 9KirkSubstituted forYoungat 83'minutes

Substitutes

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

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

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

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

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

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

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kevin Cawley.

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

Foul by Stephen Stirling (Morton).

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

Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

Booking

Fouad Bachirou (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

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

Foul by Scott Taggart (Morton).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Darren Young replaces Andy Kirk.

Foul by Dougie Imrie (Morton).

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

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

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

Foul by Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Iain Flannigan replaces Graeme Holmes.

Foul by Michal Habai (Morton).

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

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Tony Wallace.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Alex Salmon replaces Declan McManus.

Booking

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

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

Foul by Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic).

Foul by Tony Wallace (Morton).

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

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

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

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

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

Foul by Declan McManus (Alloa Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Hamilton8611919
2Raith Rovers8431515
3Falkirk8422614
4Dundee8422514
5Alloa8413213
6Dumbarton8314-310
7Queen of Sth8224-28
8Livingston8224-48
9Cowdenbeath8206-106
10Morton8125-85
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