Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 2-4 Falkirk

Falkirk stayed in touch with Scottish Championship leaders Dundee with victory over Raith Rovers.

An own goal by Dougie Hill put the Bairns ahead but John Baird headed Raith level.

Callum Booth's penalty gave the hosts the lead but David McCracken levelled before half-time from close range.

And second-half strikes by Rory Loy and Mark Millar, the latter a free-kick, secured all three points for the visitors.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 20Robinson
  • 2Thomson
  • 3Booth
  • 12Callachan
  • 16Ellis
  • 5Hill
  • 11Anderson
  • 6Fox
  • 29BairdBooked at 55mins
  • 21VaughanSubstituted forSmithat 72'minutes
  • 7CardleSubstituted forSpenceat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Watson
  • 9Spence
  • 14Donaldson
  • 15Smith
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 19Mullen
  • 23Matthews

Falkirk

  • 1McGovern
  • 6Vaulks
  • 3Kingsley
  • 35MillarBooked at 31minsSubstituted forDurojaiyeat 90'minutes
  • 34McCracken
  • 5Flynn
  • 11McGrandles
  • 36ChalmersSubstituted forLeahyat 38'minutes
  • 33Loy
  • 7Beck
  • 9RobertsBooked at 83minsSubstituted forSibbaldat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Durojaiye
  • 10Sibbald
  • 12Bowman
  • 18Small
  • 19Leahy
  • 27Blair
  • 31Shepherd
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
1,729

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home11
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Falkirk 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Falkirk 4.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Michael McGovern.

Attempt saved. John Baird (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Stephen Kingsley.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Olumide Durojaiye replaces Mark Millar.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Craig Sibbald replaces Philip Roberts.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Falkirk 4. Mark Millar (Falkirk) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Hand ball by Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers).

Attempt missed. Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Greig Spence replaces Joe Cardle.

Booking

Philip Roberts (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Philip Roberts (Falkirk).

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Ross Callachan.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Attempt blocked. Luke Leahy (Falkirk) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Liam Fox (Raith Rovers).

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Luke Leahy (Falkirk) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Mark Beck (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Gordon Smith replaces Lewis Vaughan.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Falkirk 3. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Mark Millar.

Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

Lewis Vaughan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Mark Beck (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Foul by Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers).

Philip Roberts (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers).

Mark Millar (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

John Baird (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

Attempt missed. Will Vaulks (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Laurie Ellis (Raith Rovers).

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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