Scottish League One
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Stranraer 2-0 Greenock Morton

Two goals from Craig Malcolm gave Stranraer victory over Greenock Morton in Scottish League One.

The Blues striker first pounced after half-an-hour, diving to head in after Grant Gallagher's free-kick had come crashing back off the crossbar.

And the 27-year-old netted again two minutes into the second half, tapping in from Jamie Longworth's cross.

The visitors ended the game with nine men after Sean Crighton and Conor Pepper picked up two bookings each.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2Pettigrew
  • 4Rumsby
  • 5McKeown
  • 3LongridgeSubstituted forRussellat 90+1'minutes
  • 7Gallagher
  • 8StirlingSubstituted forMarenghiat 86'minutes
  • 6Bell
  • 11Winter
  • 9Malcolm
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forAitkenat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Aitken
  • 14Russell
  • 15Marenghi
  • 16Gibson
  • 17Robertson
  • 18Tobin

Morton

  • 1Trialist
  • 2Kilday
  • 5CrightonBooked at 59mins
  • 6Milojevic Bjekovic
  • 3Lamie
  • 7McKee
  • 8PepperBooked at 85mins
  • 4Miller
  • 11CrawfordSubstituted forAllanat 75'minutes
  • 9Barrowman
  • 10McManus

Substitutes

  • 12McCluskey
  • 14Allan
  • 15McCluskey
  • 16McNeil
  • 17Scullion
  • 18Russell
  • 20McGowan
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
415

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home15
Away5
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 2, Morton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 2, Morton 0.

Attempt saved. Barry Russell (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Trialist.

Attempt saved. Anthony Marenghi (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Barry Russell replaces Jackson Longridge.

Attempt saved. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Declan McManus (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Anthony Marenghi replaces Stephen Stirling.

Jackson Longridge (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Conor Pepper (Morton).

Foul by Conor Pepper (Morton).

Attempt missed. Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Sean Winter (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Declan McManus (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Chris Aitken replaces Jamie Longworth.

Foul by Sean Winter (Stranraer).

Lee Kilday (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by David Mitchell.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Grant Gallagher.

Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Jordan Allan replaces Robbie Crawford.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Frank McKeown.

Attempt saved. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Declan McManus (Morton).

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

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

Attempt saved. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Conor Pepper (Morton).

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Robbie Crawford (Morton).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Sean Crighton (Morton).

Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar1585225151029
2Dunfermline1583424111327
3Stranraer1576228181027
4Morton159062417727
5Brechin155642523221
6Peterhead145541619-320
7Ayr145181723-616
8Airdrieonians153571821-314
9Stenhousemuir154291725-814
10Stirling151591537-228
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