Scottish Championship
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Alloa Athletic 3-0 Dumbarton

Alloa Athletic boosted their Scottish Championship survival hopes with a comfortable win over Dumbarton.

The Wasps stung their opponents with an early goal as Iain Flanningan curled in a delightful free-kick.

And another fine strike doubled their lead when Kevin Cawley sent a 25-yard effort arrowing into the top corner.

Archie Campbell nearly reduced the Sons' deficit when he dragged his shot wide and Greig Spence sealed Alloa's win by lifting into an empty net.

Line-ups

Alloa

  • 1Gibson
  • 17Doyle
  • 4Gordon
  • 14Benedictus
  • 5Meggatt
  • 8McCord
  • 10Holmes
  • 16FlanniganSubstituted forFergusonat 87'minutes
  • 7Cawley
  • 25ChopraSubstituted forSpenceat 59'minutes
  • 19BuchananSubstituted forLayneat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Spence
  • 20Asghar
  • 21McDowall
  • 26Layne
  • 28Rutherford
  • 29Roberts
  • 30Ferguson

Dumbarton

  • 1Rogers
  • 22Wilson
  • 4Graham
  • 18FindlayBooked at 81mins
  • 7GilhaneySubstituted forMegginsonat 72'minutes
  • 12TaggartSubstituted forLintonat 72'minutes
  • 8Agnew
  • 11Kirkpatrick
  • 17PetrieSubstituted forEastonat 55'minutes
  • 20Campbell
  • 14Fleming

Substitutes

  • 3Linton
  • 10Megginson
  • 15McCallum
  • 16Easton
  • 19Ewings
  • 24Lightbody
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
535

Match Stats

Home TeamAlloaAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home10
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Alloa Athletic 3, Dumbarton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Alloa Athletic 3, Dumbarton 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Isaac Layne replaces Liam Buchanan.

Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Agnew (Dumbarton).

Attempt missed. Scott Linton (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. David Ferguson replaces Iain Flannigan.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Scott Linton.

Booking

Stuart Findlay (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.

Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stuart Findlay (Dumbarton).

Foul by Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic).

Dylan Easton (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Ben Gordon.

Attempt blocked. Dylan Easton (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Danny Rogers.

Attempt saved. Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Foul by Daryll Meggatt (Alloa Athletic).

Dylan Easton (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Mitchel Megginson replaces Mark Gilhaney.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Scott Linton replaces Scott Taggart.

Goal!

Goal! Alloa Athletic 3, Dumbarton 0. Greig Spence (Alloa Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Daryll Meggatt with a cross.

Attempt saved. Greig Spence (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Alloa Athletic).

Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Andy Graham (Dumbarton) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Foul by Greig Spence (Alloa Athletic).

Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic).

Mark Wilson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Iain Flannigan.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Greig Spence replaces Michael Chopra.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Dylan Easton replaces Darren Petrie.

Foul by Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic).

Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Kyle Benedictus (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts32273290207084
2Hibernian32177858302858
3Rangers31177757332458
4Queen of Sth32158953371653
5Falkirk33141094642452
6Raith Rovers32126143953-1442
7Dumbarton3396183272-4033
8Cowdenbeath3474233081-5125
9Alloa3358202850-2223
10Livingston3267193449-1520
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