Scottish Challenge Cup
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Arbroath 1-4 Dunfermline Athletic

Allan Johnston made a winning start as Dunfermline manager as his side cruised past Arbroath in the Challenge Cup.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui's strike opened the scoring for the Pars and he headed his second after Michael Moffat had doubled the visitors' lead.

Ryan Wallace added a fourth with a 20-yard effort in the second half.

Martin Grehan pulled one back for Arbroath after Dunfermline had failed to clear a corner as the hosts bowed out in the first round.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 5HayBooked at 35mins
  • 4Little
  • 3Lowdon
  • 10Gold
  • 8Stewart
  • 6ClarkeBooked at 66mins
  • 11ReidSubstituted forAlvarezat 63'minutes
  • 9CoultSubstituted forGrehanat 62'minutes
  • 7Linn

Substitutes

  • 12Hester
  • 14Trialist
  • 15Grehan
  • 16Alvarez
  • 17Munro
  • 18Trialist
  • 21Brodie

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Williamson
  • 4Fordyce
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Martin
  • 7PatonBooked at 56mins
  • 8Byrne
  • 6GegganSubstituted forSpenceat 80'minutes
  • 11Cardle
  • 10El-BakhtaouiSubstituted forWallaceat 55'minutes
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forThomasat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Spence
  • 14Finnie
  • 15Potter
  • 16Wallace
  • 17Thomas
  • 20Hutton
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
914

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home5
Away20
Shots on Target
Home2
Away9
Corners
Home3
Away13
Fouls
Home12
Away9

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