Scottish Championship
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Dumbarton 2-0 Greenock Morton

Dumbarton scored either side of half-time to consign Scottish Championship bottom side Greenock Morton to a tenth straight league defeat.

Both sides had a goal disallowed for offside before the hosts were awarded a penalty.

Chris Turner's strike from 25 yards hit Reece Hands on the arm and Bryan Prunty converted from 12 yards.

And the Sons completed their win when Colin Nish crossed for debutant Chris Kane to head home from six yards.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 1Grindlay
  • 2McGinn
  • 16Linton
  • 12PruntySubstituted forKaneat 68'minutes
  • 4Graham
  • 5McLaughlin
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 6TurnerBooked at 26mins
  • 17NishBooked at 87mins
  • 9MegginsonBooked at 12minsSubstituted forMcDougallat 82'minutes
  • 15KirkpatrickSubstituted forMurrayat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 8Agnew
  • 10Smith
  • 11McDougall
  • 21Kane
  • 22Lumsden
  • 26Murray

Morton

  • 23Caraux
  • 44McCormack
  • 3FitzpatrickSubstituted forRussellat 73'minutes
  • 21Bachirou
  • 40Cole
  • 4PeciarBooked at 18mins
  • 25RobertsonSubstituted forFultonat 53'minutes
  • 2TaggartBooked at 45mins
  • 48Cham
  • 14HandsSubstituted forCampbellat 60'minutes
  • 19McKay

Substitutes

  • 1Gaston
  • 9Wallace
  • 10Campbell
  • 18Habai
  • 26Fulton
  • 27McNeil
  • 28Russell
Referee:
Kevin Clancy
Attendance:
1,469

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home13
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 2, Morton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 2, Morton 0.
Chris Turner (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Stephen Grindlay.
Attempt saved. Aidan Fulton (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Tomas Peciar (Morton).
Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Scott Linton.
Attempt missed. Darren Cole (Morton) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Steven McDougall (Dumbarton).

Booking

Colin Nish (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Colin Nish (Dumbarton).
Darren Cole (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Mark Russell.
Scott Linton (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).
Attempt saved. Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Mitchel Megginson.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 2, Morton 0. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Colin Nish.
Foul by Barry McKay (Morton).
Hugh Murray (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton).
Attempt saved. Darren Cole (Morton) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Mark Gilhaney.
Attempt saved. Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Colin Nish (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Attempt missed. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Mark Russell replaces Marc Fitzpatrick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Hugh Murray replaces Jordan Kirkpatrick.
Attempt missed. Darren Cole (Morton) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Barry McKay (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton).
Attempt missed. Scott Taggart (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Colin Nish (Dumbarton).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Christopher Kane replaces Bryan Prunty.
Attempt missed. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Archie Campbell replaces Reece Hands.
Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Darren Cole (Morton).
Attempt missed. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Foul by Andy Graham (Dumbarton).
Kabba-Modou Cham (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Reece Hands (Morton) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Aidan Fulton replaces David Robertson.
Chris Turner (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jamie McCormack (Morton).
Foul by Colin Nish (Dumbarton).
Reece Hands (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Reece Hands (Morton) header from the centre of the box is too high.
Tomas Peciar (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Colin Nish (Dumbarton).
Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton).
Chris Turner (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Dumbarton 1, Morton 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dumbarton 1, Morton 0.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 1, Morton 0. Bryan Prunty (Dumbarton) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Scott Taggart (Morton) is shown the yellow card.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee1912341939
2Hamilton1911441237
3Falkirk189541532
4Raith Rovers19856-129
5Alloa19847228
6Livingston19748-125
7Dumbarton19739-724
8Queen of Sth18648122
9Cowdenbeath195311-1518
10Morton192314-259
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