Scottish League Cup - First Round
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Raith Rovers 3-0 Albion Rovers

New manager Ray McKinnon made it two wins in as many games as Raith Rovers beat Albion Rovers 3-0 in the Scottish League Cup.

Lewis Vaughan put the home side ahead after 16 minutes, converting a penalty after Ross Callachan was fouled.

Gary Fisher squandered a chance to equalise and goalkeeper Kevin Cuthbert made a comfortable save.

Kyle Benedictus headed home Ryan McCord's corner then Rory McKeown made supplied a neat finish inside the box.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Thomson
  • 6Benedictus
  • 22Bates
  • 23McKeown
  • 4Callachan
  • 8McCordBooked at 23minsSubstituted forCraigenat 77'minutes
  • 3Petrie
  • 10VaughanSubstituted forAndersonat 30'minutes
  • 9StewartSubstituted forMegginsonat 66'minutes
  • 18Wighton

Substitutes

  • 7Anderson
  • 11Megginson
  • 12Matthews
  • 20McGurn
  • 25Ford
  • 27Campbell
  • 28Craigen

Albion

  • 1Stewart
  • 2ReidBooked at 16minsSubstituted forFerryat 74'minutes
  • 5Dunlop
  • 6Dunlop
  • 3Turnbull
  • 10Fisher
  • 4Young
  • 8DavidsonSubstituted forMcRobbieat 61'minutes
  • 7Mullin
  • 9BarrowmanSubstituted forWillisat 61'minutes
  • 11Love

Substitutes

  • 12Gemmell
  • 14McRobbie
  • 15Willis
  • 16Ferry
  • 17Lochhead
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
1,163

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home11
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 3, Albion Rovers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 3, Albion Rovers 0.

Foul by Mitchel Megginson (Raith Rovers).

Michael Dunlop (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Raith Rovers).

Callum McRobbie (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Kyle Benedictus (Raith Rovers).

Callum McRobbie (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

Paul Willis (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mitchel Megginson (Raith Rovers).

Ross Dunlop (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers).

Mark Ferry (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Paul Willis (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ally Love (Albion Rovers) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Darren Petrie (Raith Rovers).

Gary Fisher (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers).

Attempt saved. David Bates (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Ross Stewart.

Attempt saved. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Kyle Benedictus (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum McRobbie (Albion Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. James Craigen replaces Ryan McCord.

Foul by Craig Wighton (Raith Rovers).

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Attempt blocked. Mitchel Megginson (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Albion Rovers. Mark Ferry replaces Alan Reid.

Foul by Darren Petrie (Raith Rovers).

Paul Willis (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Jason Thomson.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Mitchel Megginson replaces Mark Stewart.

Foul by Darren Petrie (Raith Rovers).

Josh Mullin (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Paul Willis.

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