Scottish Championship
Cowdenbeath1Dumbarton3

Cowdenbeath 1-3 Dumbarton

Cowdenbeath slipped to defeat by Dumbarton in the Scottish Championship.

Colin Nish gave the visitors the lead with a precise finish into the far corner after cutting in from the left.

Craig Sutherland tapped in from Jon Robertson's cross to level the match midway through the second half.

Lee Mair's header and Garry Fleming's free-kick secured victory for the Sons with Cowden's Thomas O'Brien sent off for conceding the foul that led to Fleming's set piece.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 17Thomson
  • 20Miller
  • 4O'BrienBooked at 72mins
  • 6WedderburnBooked at 65mins
  • 32Halsman
  • 26Marshall
  • 12KaneSubstituted forScullionat 69'minutes
  • 8Milne
  • 7Robertson
  • 10Higgins
  • 9Sutherland

Substitutes

  • 2Campbell
  • 15Jurisic
  • 18Brownlie
  • 22Lynas
  • 24Callaghan
  • 25Sneddon
  • 30Scullion

Dumbarton

  • 1Rogers
  • 2van Zanten
  • 4Graham
  • 5Mair
  • 3Linton
  • 20CampbellSubstituted forMegginsonat 76'minutes
  • 8Agnew
  • 6TurnerBooked at 57minsSubstituted forTaggartat 89'minutes
  • 14FlemingSubstituted forGilhaneyat 82'minutes
  • 9Nish
  • 23Kane

Substitutes

  • 7Gilhaney
  • 10Megginson
  • 12Taggart
  • 17Murray
  • 18McDougall
  • 19Ewings
  • 22MacDonald
Referee:
Kevin Clancy
Attendance:
556

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away21
Shots on Target
Home6
Away11
Corners
Home2
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Dumbarton 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Dumbarton 3.

Attempt missed. Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) 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 attacking half.

Foul by David van Zanten (Dumbarton).

Attempt saved. Colin Nish (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Scott Taggart replaces Chris Turner.

Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Turner (Dumbarton).

Attempt saved. Colin Nish (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Colin Marshall.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Mark Gilhaney replaces Garry Fleming.

Attempt missed. Andy Graham (Dumbarton) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Robbie Thomson.

Attempt saved. Andy Graham (Dumbarton) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Colin Marshall.

Attempt blocked. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Mitchel Megginson replaces Archie Campbell.

Attempt missed. Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Dumbarton 3. Garry Fleming (Dumbarton) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Dismissal

Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Cowdenbeath).

Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Patrick Scullion replaces Chris Kane.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Dumbarton 2. Lee Mair (Dumbarton) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Scott Agnew.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Nathaniel Wedderburn.

Attempt saved. Craig Sutherland (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Dumbarton 1. Craig Sutherland (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jon Robertson.

Booking

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath).

Foul by Craig Sutherland (Cowdenbeath).

Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Craig Sutherland (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Sean Higgins (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Booking

Chris Turner (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts1816204683850
2Rangers18112538191935
3Hibernian1894533181531
4Queen of Sth188553123829
5Falkirk187562323026
6Dumbarton186481936-1722
7Raith Rovers186392036-1621
8Cowdenbeath1842121841-2314
9Alloa1834111629-1313
10Livingston1833121627-117
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