Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 1-1 Alloa Athletic

Alloa Athletic moved off the bottom of the Scottish Championship after claiming a hard-fought draw against Raith Rovers.

Liam Buchanan headed in before the quarter-hour mark to give the visitors the lead.

Grant Anderson nodded Raith level before half-time.

The Wasps were reduced to 10 men when Kyle Benedictus picked up a second yellow card late on but held out for a point.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 20McGurn
  • 2Thomson
  • 4Watson
  • 3Perry
  • 23McKeown
  • 19McKaySubstituted forConroyat 72'minutes
  • 8MoonBooked at 45minsSubstituted forCallachanat 88'minutes
  • 6FoxBooked at 77mins
  • 7AndersonSubstituted forVaughanat 85'minutes
  • 9Stewart
  • 11ScottBooked at 79mins

Substitutes

  • 5Hill
  • 12Callachan
  • 14Conroy
  • 16Vaughan
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 30Robertson
  • 31Matthews

Alloa

  • 21McDowall
  • 17Doyle
  • 4Gordon
  • 14BenedictusBooked at 81mins
  • 5Meggatt
  • 3Docherty
  • 7Cawley
  • 6SimmonsSubstituted forFernsat 11'minutes
  • 8McCord
  • 10Holmes
  • 19BuchananSubstituted forMarrat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Tiffoney
  • 11Ferns
  • 12Weatherston
  • 15Marr
  • 18Hetherington
  • 20Asghar
  • 31Couser
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
1,541

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 1, Alloa Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 1, Alloa Athletic 1.

Foul by Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers).

Mark Docherty (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ross Callachan replaces Kevin Moon.

Foul by Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Lewis Vaughan replaces Grant Anderson.

Foul by Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers).

Jason Marr (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martin Scott (Raith Rovers).

Mark Docherty (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Jason Marr replaces Liam Buchanan.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Kyle Benedictus (Alloa Athletic).

Martin Scott (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Alloa Athletic).

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic).

Booking

Martin Scott (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Martin Scott (Raith Rovers).

Daryll Meggatt (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Liam Fox (Raith Rovers).

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by David McGurn.

Attempt saved. Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Foul by Liam Fox (Raith Rovers).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ryan Conroy replaces Barrie McKay.

Foul by Martin Scott (Raith Rovers).

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

Kevin Moon (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt missed. Barrie McKay (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Martin Scott (Raith Rovers).

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

Attempt missed. Daryll Meggatt (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Kyle Benedictus (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts109103152628
2Rangers1071227101722
3Queen of Sth115332116518
4Raith Rovers114341422-815
5Hibernian104241511414
6Falkirk113531414014
7Dumbarton11245821-1310
8Livingston112361018-89
9Alloa112271119-88
10Cowdenbeath102261227-158
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