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Greenock Morton 0-2 Forfar Athletic

Forfar Athletic moved to within three points of Greenock Morton by beating the Scottish League One leaders.

Morton enjoyed the better of the early chances and both Declan McManus and Jamie McCluskey were denied by goalkeeper Rab Douglas.

Sean Crighton fouled Chris Templeman and, although Derek Gaston saved Iain Campbell's penalty, James Dale followed up to score the rebound.

Gavin Swankie played in Gavin Malin for Forfar's clinching goal.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 2Kilday
  • 5CrightonBooked at 25mins
  • 6Milojevic Bjekovic
  • 3Russell
  • 8McCluskey
  • 7PepperSubstituted forForbesat 62'minutes
  • 4O'Ware
  • 11McCluskeySubstituted forMacDonaldat 62'minutes
  • 9CaldwellSubstituted forScullionat 75'minutes
  • 10McManus

Substitutes

  • 12MacDonald
  • 14Miller
  • 15Scullion
  • 16Forbes
  • 17Lamie
  • 20Adam

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Travis
  • 4Malcolm
  • 5Dods
  • 3Baxter
  • 7DaleBooked at 50minsSubstituted forKaderat 67'minutes
  • 6Young
  • 8Campbell
  • 11Malin
  • 9TemplemanSubstituted forDenholmat 83'minutes
  • 10SwankieSubstituted forFotheringhamat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hilson
  • 14Husband
  • 15Fotheringham
  • 16Denholm
  • 17Kader
  • 18Dunlop
  • 21Trialist
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
1,560

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Morton 0, Forfar Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morton 0, Forfar Athletic 2.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Mark Baxter.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martin Fotheringham replaces Gavin Swankie.

Foul by Stefan Milojevic (Morton).

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Danny Denholm replaces Chris Templeman.

Attempt missed. Ross Forbes (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Darren Dods.

Attempt missed. Jamie McCluskey (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Morton 0, Forfar Athletic 2. Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gavin Swankie.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Jon Scullion replaces Ross Caldwell.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Mark Baxter.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Omar Kader replaces James Dale.

Attempt missed. Declan McManus (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Peter MacDonald replaces Stefan McCluskey.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Ross Forbes replaces Conor Pepper.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Conor Pepper.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

Thomas O'Ware (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

Attempt missed. Thomas O'Ware (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Ross Caldwell (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic).

Booking

James Dale (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Sean Crighton.

Foul by Mark Russell (Morton).

James Dale (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Conor Pepper (Morton).

Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Morton 0, Forfar Athletic 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Morton 0, Forfar Athletic 1.

Foul by Lee Kilday (Morton).

Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sean Crighton (Morton).

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Conor Pepper.

Attempt missed. Gavin Malin (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Morton28163948321651
2Stranraer27147648301849
3Forfar27146740301048
4Brechin271211442301247
5Dunfermline28117103933640
6Airdrieonians2791084032837
7Peterhead2610793439-537
8Stenhousemuir2883173246-1427
9Ayr2775153347-1426
10Stirling2727182865-3713
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