Scottish Championship
Livingston1Cowdenbeath0

Livingston 1-0 Cowdenbeath

Jason Talbot's first goal of the season was enough to give Livingston victory over Cowdenbeath.

Nejc Mevlja went close to giving the home side an early lead but his left-foot shot drifted inches wide.

Chris Kane, Rory McKeown and Jamie Stevenson came close for Cowden but they could not find the net.

The winner came midway through the second half when Michal Habai crossed for Talbot to drill into the net from close range.

Line-ups

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 21JacobsBooked at 52mins
  • 3Talbot
  • 8O'Brien
  • 5Fordyce
  • 4Mensing
  • 7Jacobs
  • 6Scott
  • 14HabaiSubstituted forBarrowmanat 72'minutes
  • 9McNultySubstituted forMullenat 90'minutes
  • 23Mevlja

Substitutes

  • 2Mampuya
  • 11Denholm
  • 17Walker
  • 19Sives
  • 22Barrowman
  • 31Praprotnik
  • 48Mullen

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Flynn
  • 2McKeown
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 16Fowler
  • 5Armstrong
  • 23BrownlieBooked at 90mins
  • 14Brett
  • 22Robertson
  • 9Stewart
  • 8Stevenson
  • 26KaneBooked at 45minsSubstituted forMortonat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4O'Brien
  • 7Stewart
  • 11Morton
  • 12Gold
  • 17Usai
  • 20Miller
  • 24Johnston
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
980

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home7
Away4
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home16
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Livingston 1, Cowdenbeath 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livingston 1, Cowdenbeath 0.

Booking

Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.
Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath).
Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).
Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Daniel Mullen replaces Marc McNulty.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.
Foul by Andrew Barrowman (Livingston).
Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Nejc Mevlja (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath).
Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).
Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Jason Talbot (Livingston) left footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Dean Brett.
Hand ball by Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Jordan Morton replaces Chris Kane.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Andrew Barrowman replaces Michal Habai.
Attempt saved. Nejc Mevlja (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by John Armstrong.
Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).
Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Nejc Mevlja (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath).
Foul by Simon Mensing (Livingston).
Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Simon Mensing (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath).
Attempt missed. Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Livingston 1, Cowdenbeath 0. Jason Talbot (Livingston) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michal Habai with a cross.
Burton O'Brien (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by James Fowler (Cowdenbeath).
Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Nejc Mevlja (Livingston).
Attempt missed. Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).
Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Kyle Jacobs (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).
Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Dangerous play by Burton O'Brien (Livingston).
Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Darren Jamieson.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Thomas Flynn.
Attempt saved. Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

Second Half

Second Half begins Livingston 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Livingston 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

Booking

Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.
Nejc Mevlja (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Dangerous play by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).
Foul by Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath).
Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Burton O'Brien (Livingston).
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Callum Fordyce.
Attempt missed. Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.
Attempt saved. Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Jason Talbot (Livingston) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2615471849
2Hamilton2614661748
3Falkirk2613761946
4Queen of Sth2611510738
5Dumbarton2610610-236
6Livingston2610511035
7Alloa269611-933
8Raith Rovers268810-732
9Cowdenbeath268414-1628
10Morton263716-2716
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