Scottish Championship
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Dumbarton 3-1 Alloa Athletic

Dumbarton stretched their unbeaten run in the Scottish Championship to four games with a comfortable win over Alloa Athletic.

Poor Wasps defending allowed the Sons' Archie Campbell to tap in from close range.

Jordan Kirpkpatrick's header doubled Dumbarton's lead in the second half and Colin Nish netted a third.

Stephen Simmons scored a stunning 18-yard volley for Alloa but it was too little too late.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 1Rogers
  • 4Graham
  • 3Linton
  • 12Taggart
  • 2van Zanten
  • 10MegginsonSubstituted forMacDonaldat 58'minutes
  • 11Kirkpatrick
  • 8Agnew
  • 7GilhaneySubstituted forMcDougallat 81'minutes
  • 20Campbell
  • 14FlemingSubstituted forNishat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Nish
  • 15McCallum
  • 16McLaughlin
  • 18McDougall
  • 19Ewings
  • 22MacDonald
  • 24Lightbody

Alloa

  • 1Gibson
  • 14Benedictus
  • 4Gordon
  • 3Docherty
  • 17Doyle
  • 10Holmes
  • 2TiffoneySubstituted forFernsat 56'minutes
  • 6Simmons
  • 8McCord
  • 7Cawley
  • 9SpenceSubstituted forBuchananat 17'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Ferns
  • 18Hetherington
  • 19Buchanan
  • 20Asghar
  • 21McDowall
  • 22Hynd
Referee:
Steven McLean
Attendance:
758

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 3, Alloa Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 3, Alloa Athletic 1.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 3, Alloa Athletic 1. Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Foul by Scott Agnew (Dumbarton).

Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Colin Nish (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by David van Zanten.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Mark Gilhaney.

Attempt saved. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 3, Alloa Athletic 0. Colin Nish (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jordan Kirkpatrick.

Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ben Gordon (Alloa Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Colin Nish replaces Garry Fleming.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Scott Linton.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Danny Rogers.

Attempt saved. Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Garry Fleming (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Kieran MacDonald replaces Mitchel Megginson.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Edward Ferns replaces Jonathan Tiffoney.

Attempt missed. Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 2, Alloa Athletic 0. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Scott Agnew following a corner.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Ben Gordon.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Graeme Holmes.

Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).

Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Scott Linton (Dumbarton).

Second Half

Second Half begins Dumbarton 1, Alloa Athletic 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dumbarton 1, Alloa Athletic 0.

Attempt missed. Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt saved. Mark Docherty (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 1, Alloa Athletic 0. Archie Campbell (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Mark Gilhaney.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Scott Taggart.

Foul by Garry Fleming (Dumbarton).

Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts65101741316
2Rangers64111661013
3Raith Rovers7412810-213
4Queen of Sth7322128411
5Dumbarton7223713-68
6Livingston62138627
7Falkirk7142610-47
8Alloa7214712-57
9Hibernian620479-26
10Cowdenbeath7115919-104
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