Scottish League One
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Greenock Morton 2-1 Dunfermline Ath

Conor Pepper scored 14 minutes from time to help Morton leapfrog Dunfermline in Scottish League One.

Declan McManus opened the scoring inside half an hour when he struck after good work from Sean Crighton.

McManus nearly got his second as he pulled a shot just wide before the Pars levelled through Ross Millen's penalty.

The visitors were behind again four minutes later, though, when Pepper headed home Andrew Barrowman's cross and the Ton held on for the win.

It was Morton's fourth victory in their last five and they are now just one point behind leaders Ayr United.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 3LamieBooked at 72mins
  • 2Kilday
  • 5Crighton
  • 4O'Ware
  • 8PepperBooked at 62mins
  • 6CrawfordSubstituted forMillerat 80'minutes
  • 11McCluskeySubstituted forHandsat 86'minutes
  • 7McKeeBooked at 41mins
  • 10McManusBooked at 64mins
  • 9Barrowman

Substitutes

  • 12McCluskey
  • 14Russell
  • 15Scullion
  • 16Hands
  • 17McNeil
  • 18Miller
  • 20Caraux

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 4Martin
  • 7Millen
  • 5BuchananBooked at 39mins
  • 8SpenceSubstituted forForbesat 83'minutes
  • 10Falkingham
  • 3Drummond
  • 6Geggan
  • 2WilliamsonSubstituted forThomsonat 37'minutesBooked at 61mins
  • 9Moffat
  • 11UgwuSubstituted forStirlingat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14Forbes
  • 15Urquhart
  • 16Byrne
  • 17Stirling
  • 18Smith
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
1,934

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home12
Away4
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Morton 2, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morton 2, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Foul by Declan McManus (Morton).

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ryan Scully.

Attempt saved. Andrew Barrowman (Morton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Joe McKee (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Declan McManus (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gregor Buchanan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Andrew Barrowman (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gregor Buchanan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Joe McKee (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Moffat (Dunfermline Athletic).

Andrew Barrowman (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Reece Hands replaces Jamie McCluskey.

Foul by Declan McManus (Morton).

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ross Forbes replaces Lewis Spence.

Foul by Andrew Barrowman (Morton).

Gregor Buchanan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Michael Miller replaces Robbie Crawford.

Attempt missed. Thomas O'Ware (Morton) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ryan Thomson.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Ryan Scully.

Attempt saved. Declan McManus (Morton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Morton 2, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Conor Pepper (Morton) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Andrew Barrowman.

Attempt missed. Robbie Crawford (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Morton 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Ross Millen (Dunfermline Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Ricki Lamie (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty Dunfermline Athletic. Josh Falkingham draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Ricki Lamie (Morton) after a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Sean Crighton.

Andy Stirling (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Conor Pepper (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Andy Stirling replaces Gozie Ugwu.

Jamie McCluskey (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lewis Spence (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt missed. Thomas O'Ware (Morton) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is too high.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Lewis Martin.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr6411116513
2Morton6402127512
3Forfar632197211
4Dunfermline631285310
5Brechin623111749
6Peterhead62226518
7Stranraer6132912-36
8Stirling6132915-66
9Stenhousemuir6114610-44
10Airdrieonians6024411-72
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