Scottish League One
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Greenock Morton 2-0 Dunfermline

Greenock Morton beat Dunfermline at Cappielow to move within two points of Scottish League One leaders Stranraer.

Pars goalkeeper Ryan Scully pushed away a header from Thomas O'Ware, with the third-place hosts on top.

Ross Caldwell's low finish put Morton ahead on 67 minutes and, soon after, home keeper Derek Gaston had to parry an Andy Barrowman header.

Caldwell then turned provider for Peter MacDonald to make it 2-0 with a drilled shot.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 2Kilday
  • 4O'Ware
  • 5Lamie
  • 3Russell
  • 7McKee
  • 6MillerSubstituted forPepperat 63'minutes
  • 8Forbes
  • 10McCluskey
  • 9MacDonaldBooked at 76mins
  • 11CaldwellSubstituted forCrightonat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Crighton
  • 14Milojevic Bjekovic
  • 15Pepper
  • 16Cairnie
  • 17Ferris
  • 20Adam

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Millen
  • 4Martin
  • 5McAusland
  • 3Whittle
  • 7Falkingham
  • 6ByrneBooked at 56minsSubstituted forSpenceat 84'minutes
  • 8Geggan
  • 11StirlingSubstituted forEl-Bakhtaouiat 66'minutes
  • 9Barrowman
  • 10Moffat

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14Paterson
  • 15Urquhart
  • 16Spence
  • 17Smith
  • 18El-Bakhtaoui
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
Alan Muir
Attendance:
1,447

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home17
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Morton 2, Dunfermline Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morton 2, Dunfermline Athletic 0.

Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Josh Falkingham.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kyle McAusland.

Attempt missed. Mark Russell (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Sean Crighton replaces Ross Caldwell.

Michael Moffat (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor Pepper (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Lewis Spence replaces Shaun Byrne.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Lewis Martin.

Foul by Andrew Barrowman (Dunfermline Athletic).

Ross Forbes (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Morton 2, Dunfermline Athletic 0. Peter MacDonald (Morton) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ross Caldwell following a fast break.

Foul by Kyle McAusland (Dunfermline Athletic).

Ross Caldwell (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Peter MacDonald (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Peter MacDonald (Morton) has gone down, but that's a dive.

Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ross Caldwell (Morton).

Delay in match Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) because of an injury.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Derek Gaston.

Attempt saved. Andrew Barrowman (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Morton 1, Dunfermline Athletic 0. Ross Caldwell (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Lee Kilday.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui replaces Andy Stirling.

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Stefan McCluskey (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Conor Pepper replaces Michael Miller.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kyle McAusland.

Andy Stirling (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ricki Lamie (Morton).

Booking

Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic).

Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Andrew Barrowman (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Peter MacDonald (Morton).

Kyle McAusland (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Michael Miller (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Stirling (Dunfermline Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Stranraer22117440261440
2Forfar2111643223939
3Morton2212283627938
4Brechin209743526934
5Dunfermline218673022830
6Peterhead198652426-230
7Airdrieonians226883029126
8Stenhousemuir2263132636-1021
9Ayr2154122437-1319
10Stirling2227132651-2513
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