Scottish Cup - Third Round
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Forfar Athletic 1-3 Cowdenbeath

Cowdenbeath eased through to the fourth round of the Scottish Cup with victory over Forfar Athletic at Station Park.

The Blue Brazil went ahead when Kyle Miller teed up Declan Hughes for his first goal for the club.

Miller also assisted Higgins to head home before Dale Hilson quickly reduced Forfar's deficit.

But Lewis Milne's unstoppable effort restored the visitors' two-goal advantage and ensured their place in Monday's draw.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Malin
  • 4Dunlop
  • 5Dods
  • 3PatersonSubstituted forSteevesat 68'minutes
  • 7KaderBooked at 58mins
  • 8DaleSubstituted forTemplemanat 60'minutes
  • 6Husband
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forSmithat 75'minutes
  • 9Hilson
  • 10Swankie

Substitutes

  • 12Fotheringham
  • 14Steeves
  • 15Smith
  • 16Templeman
  • 17Keiller
  • 18McLellan
  • 21Salmon

Cowdenbeath

  • 17Thomson
  • 26Marshall
  • 27Fraser
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 8Milne
  • 7Robertson
  • 14Brett
  • 20Miller
  • 19OyenugaSubstituted forSutherlandat 80'minutes
  • 28HughesSubstituted forBrownlieat 80'minutes
  • 10HigginsBooked at 56minsSubstituted forJohnstonat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Campbell
  • 4O'Brien
  • 9Sutherland
  • 12Kane
  • 18Brownlie
  • 21Johnston
  • 25Sneddon
Referee:
Barry Cook
Attendance:
592

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 1, Cowdenbeath 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 1, Cowdenbeath 3.

Foul by Craig Smith (Forfar Athletic).

Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Jon Robertson.

Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Colin Marshall (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Johnston replaces Sean Higgins.

Foul by Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic).

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt missed. Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic).

Colin Marshall (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Darren Brownlie replaces Declan Hughes.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Sutherland replaces Kudus Oyenuga because of an injury.

Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcus Fraser (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Craig Smith replaces Danny Denholm.

Attempt missed. Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Darren Dods.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Andrew Steeves replaces Jim Paterson because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 1, Cowdenbeath 3. Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Kyle Miller.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Dale Hilson.

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath).

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Colin Marshall (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Chris Templeman replaces James Dale.

Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean Higgins (Cowdenbeath).

Booking

Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

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