Scottish Championship
Raith Rovers2Morton1

Raith Rovers 2-1 Greenock Morton

Raith came from behind to defeat bottom-club Morton and further ease their relegation concerns.

Rowan Vine put the visitors ahead with a powerful shot, but it could have been 1-1 when Gordon Smith missed from point-blank range.

Greig Spence equalised with the first of two second-half goals, firing home a penalty after Marc Fitzpatrick had brought down Grant Anderson.

His second arrived when he slotted into the bottom left-hand corner.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 20Robinson
  • 2Thomson
  • 3BoothBooked at 27mins
  • 8Moon
  • 4Watson
  • 5Hill
  • 11AndersonSubstituted forVaughanat 71'minutes
  • 6Fox
  • 29Baird
  • 15SmithSubstituted forSpenceat 52'minutes
  • 7Cardle

Substitutes

  • 9Spence
  • 14Donaldson
  • 16Ellis
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 19Mullen
  • 21Vaughan
  • 23Matthews

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 8ImrieBooked at 13minsSubstituted forFultonat 45'minutesBooked at 53mins
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 2Taggart
  • 40ColeBooked at 3mins
  • 6Findlay
  • 25Robertson
  • 11O'Brien
  • 10CampbellBooked at 66mins
  • 18Vine
  • 44McCormackSubstituted forO'Connorat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15O'Connor
  • 22O'Ware
  • 23Caraux
  • 24Knight
  • 26Fulton
  • 28Russell
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
1,308

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away7
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1.
John Baird (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton).
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Dougie Hill.
Attempt blocked. Darren Cole (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Marc Fitzpatrick.
Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Marc Fitzpatrick.
Attempt missed. Garry O'Connor (Morton) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.
Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).
Garry O'Connor (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Rowan Vine (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Garry O'Connor replaces Jamie McCormack.
Attempt missed. Scott Taggart (Morton) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high.
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Lee Robinson.
Attempt saved. Stuart Findlay (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Paul Watson.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1. Greig Spence (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by John Baird.
Hand ball by Lewis Vaughan (Raith Rovers).
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2716472052
2Hamilton2815761952
3Falkirk2813871747
4Queen of Sth2812610842
5Dumbarton2711610239
6Livingston2810612-236
7Raith Rovers279810-635
8Alloa289712-1034
9Cowdenbeath288515-2029
10Morton273717-2816
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