Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 2-4 Dunfermline Athletic

Dunfermline maintained their push for promotion from Scottish League One with victory over Forfar at Station Park.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui chipped home the Pars' opener but the hosts were level by the break through James Dale.

Gavin Swankie steered Forfar ahead but Stephen Husband's strike restored parity.

An own goal by Darren Dods and Lawrence Shankland's strike proved to be enough to give Jim Jefferies' side all three points.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 3CampbellBooked at 64mins
  • 6Fusco
  • 4MalcolmBooked at 55mins
  • 5DodsBooked at 50mins
  • 11MalinSubstituted forFotheringhamat 74'minutes
  • 8Dale
  • 10Swankie
  • 9Templeman
  • 7KaderSubstituted forCampbellat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Campbell
  • 14Andrews
  • 15McCabe
  • 16McCluskey
  • 17Fotheringham
  • 18Smith
  • 20Hill

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Williamson
  • 3Grainger
  • 5Morris
  • 4Martin
  • 6Page
  • 8GegganSubstituted forHusbandat 47'minutes
  • 10Falkingham
  • 7El-BakhtaouiBooked at 45mins
  • 9WallaceSubstituted forShanklandat 75'minutes
  • 11ForbesBooked at 60mins

Substitutes

  • 12Shankland
  • 14Moore
  • 15Whittle
  • 16Husband
  • 17Byrne
  • 18Millen
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
833

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home10
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home17
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 2, Dunfermline Athletic 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 2, Dunfermline Athletic 4.

Attempt missed. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the left.

Foul by Ross Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 2, Dunfermline Athletic 4. Lawrence Shankland (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Daniel Grainger.

Foul by Stuart Malcolm (Forfar Athletic).

Lawrence Shankland (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lawrence Shankland (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt missed. Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Lawrence Shankland.

Foul by Ross Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Ross Campbell replaces Omar Kader.

Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).

Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. James Dale (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Lawrence Shankland replaces Ryan Wallace.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martyn Fotheringham replaces Gavin Malin.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Ryan Scully.

Foul by Stuart Malcolm (Forfar Athletic).

Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic).

Goal!

Own Goal by Darren Dods, Forfar Athletic. Forfar Athletic 2, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 2, Dunfermline Athletic 2. Stephen Husband (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Iain Campbell.

Attempt saved. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Rab Douglas.

Attempt saved. Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers24231078116770
2Dunfermline24152754411347
3Stranraer22106640301036
4Ayr2410684043-336
5Brechin2594124148-731
6Stenhousemuir2477103346-1328
7Forfar2375113536-126
8East Fife2473142146-2524
9Airdrieonians2455142748-2120
10Arbroath2453163353-2018
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