Scottish League Cup - First Round
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Greenock Morton 2-1 Berwick Rangers

Joe McKee hit a double as Morton edged past 10-man Berwick to book their place in the second round of the Scottish League Cup.

McKee opened the scoring with a cracking 20-yard drive into the top corner.

Lee Currie levelled from the penalty spot after Stefan McCluskey handled in the area.

McKee latched on to Thomas O'Ware's pass to make it 2-1, and Paul Currie saw red late on for a reckless tackle.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 1Caraux
  • 5Crighton
  • 6McCluskeyBooked at 63mins
  • 2Kilday
  • 3Lamie
  • 4Miller
  • 11RussellSubstituted forAllanat 76'minutes
  • 7McKee
  • 8HandsSubstituted forMcCluskeyat 66'minutes
  • 10O'Ware
  • 9PepperBooked at 53minsSubstituted forO'Neilat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McNeil
  • 14Scullion
  • 15Allan
  • 16O'Neil
  • 18McCluskey
  • 20Gaston

Berwick

  • 1Bald
  • 2JacobsBooked at 53minsSubstituted forRussellat 65'minutes
  • 6Tulloch
  • 5Fairbairn
  • 3Maxwell
  • 4Notman
  • 11Lavery
  • 10Currie
  • 8CurrieBooked at 87mins
  • 7WillisSubstituted forHoskinsat 76'minutes
  • 9DalzielSubstituted forGoldat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hoskins
  • 14Russell
  • 15Gold
  • 16Andrews
  • 17Horribine
Referee:
Calum Murray
Attendance:
931

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamBerwick
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Morton 2, Berwick Rangers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morton 2, Berwick Rangers 1.
Attempt missed. Joe McKee (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.
Stefan McCluskey (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Darren Lavery (Berwick Rangers).

Dismissal

Paul Currie (Berwick Rangers) is shown the red card.
Michael Miller (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Paul Currie (Berwick Rangers).

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Cameron O'Neil replaces Conor Pepper.
Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Lee Kilday.
Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Stefan McCluskey.
Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Thomas O'Ware (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Dean Hoskins replaces Paul Willis.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Jordan Allan replaces Mark Russell.
Thomas O'Ware (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers).
Foul by Thomas O'Ware (Morton).
Lee Currie (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Jamie McCluskey (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
goal

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