Scottish Championship
Cowdenbeath0Raith Rovers1

Cowdenbeath 0-1 Raith Rovers

Substitute Christian Nade's late header secured a narrow win for Raith Rovers at Central Park.

Cowdenbeath goalkeeper Robbie Thomson had kept Raith up until then, blocking a shot from Rory McKeown and a Ross Callachan header.

Sean Higgins, Jordan Halsman and Iain Campbell had chances for Cowden but could not find the target.

Nade camon for Calum Elliot and settled the match by converting Mark Stewart's cross.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 17Thomson
  • 20Miller
  • 18Brownlie
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 32Halsman
  • 4O'Brien
  • 2CampbellSubstituted forHughesat 80'minutes
  • 26Marshall
  • 8MilneSubstituted forSutherlandat 80'minutes
  • 7Robertson
  • 10Higgins

Substitutes

  • 9Sutherland
  • 12Kane
  • 21Johnston
  • 22Lynas
  • 25Sneddon
  • 28Hughes
  • 30Scullion

Raith Rovers

  • 20McGurn
  • 2Thomson
  • 4Watson
  • 5HillBooked at 25mins
  • 23McKeown
  • 7Anderson
  • 12Callachan
  • 11Scott
  • 14Conroy
  • 9Stewart
  • 10ElliotSubstituted forNadeat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Perry
  • 6Fox
  • 8Moon
  • 16Vaughan
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 27Nade
  • 55Barr
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
1,265

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home5
Away16
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away10
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 1.

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

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 1. Christian Nade (Raith Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mark Stewart.

Martin Scott (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Craig Sutherland (Cowdenbeath).

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

Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martin Scott (Raith Rovers).

Attempt saved. Craig Sutherland (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Sutherland replaces Lewis Milne.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Declan Hughes replaces Iain Campbell because of an injury.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Colin Marshall.

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Christian Nade replaces Calum Elliot.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Grant Anderson.

Attempt missed. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Robbie Thomson.

Attempt missed. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Nathaniel Wedderburn.

Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean Higgins (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by David McGurn.

Attempt saved. Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Kyle Miller.

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

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

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

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

Second Half

Second Half begins Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 0.

Attempt missed. Ryan Conroy (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

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

goal

As It Stood

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1Hearts1916304793851
2Rangers19122541202138
3Hibernian1995534191532
4Queen of Sth1995534241032
5Falkirk198562423129
6Raith Rovers197392136-1524
7Dumbarton196492039-1922
8Cowdenbeath1942131842-2414
9Alloa1934121630-1413
10Livingston1933131730-137
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