Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 2-1 Cowdenbeath

Raith Rovers had to come from behind to beat bottom side Cowdenbeath in the Scottish Championship Fife derby.

The visitors went ahead before half-time when Kudus Oyenuga found the bottom corner after latching on to Craig Sutherland's pass.

Raith pulled level after the break, Kevin Moon pouncing on a loose ball following midfielder Barrie McKay's free-kick.

But Christian Nade fired home after being picked out by Calum Elliot.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 20McGurn
  • 2Thomson
  • 4Watson
  • 3Perry
  • 23McKeown
  • 7Anderson
  • 8Moon
  • 6Fox
  • 19McKay
  • 10ElliotBooked at 87mins
  • 11ScottSubstituted forNadeat 54'minutesBooked at 57mins

Substitutes

  • 5Hill
  • 9Stewart
  • 12Callachan
  • 14Conroy
  • 16Vaughan
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 27Nade

Cowdenbeath

  • 17Thomson
  • 20Miller
  • 27Fraser
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 14BrettSubstituted forCampbellat 27'minutes
  • 4O'Brien
  • 26Marshall
  • 11GallagherSubstituted forSutherlandat 15'minutesSubstituted forKaneat 45'minutes
  • 8Milne
  • 19OyenugaBooked at 77mins
  • 10Higgins

Substitutes

  • 2Campbell
  • 9Sutherland
  • 12Kane
  • 15Jurisic
  • 25Sneddon
  • 30Scullion
Referee:
Brian Colvin
Attendance:
1,779

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Cowdenbeath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Cowdenbeath 1.

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kudus Oyenuga (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt missed. Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Christian Nade (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Colin Marshall (Cowdenbeath).

Booking

Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers).

Kudus Oyenuga (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Rory McKeown.

Attempt missed. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Ross Perry (Raith Rovers).

Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath).

Booking

Kudus Oyenuga (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Cowdenbeath 1. Christian Nade (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Calum Elliot.

Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt saved. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Christian Nade (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Nathaniel Wedderburn.

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

Foul by Sean Higgins (Cowdenbeath).

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Colin Marshall (Cowdenbeath).

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 1, Cowdenbeath 1. Kevin Moon (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

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

Foul by Iain Campbell (Cowdenbeath).

Booking

Christian Nade (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Christian Nade (Raith Rovers).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Christian Nade replaces Martin Scott.

Attempt saved. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Sean Higgins (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martin Scott (Raith Rovers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts1311203572835
2Rangers1392235112429
3Queen of Sth136432416822
4Hibernian135441813519
5Raith Rovers135351624-818
6Falkirk133551520-514
7Dumbarton133461025-1513
8Alloa133371320-712
9Livingston132381121-109
10Cowdenbeath132291434-208
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