Scottish League One
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Dunfermline Athletic 7-1 Cowdenbeath

Dunfermline Athletic routed Fife neighbours Cowdenbeath to continue their goal rush in Scottish League One.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui scored twice inside the first eight minutes to set the tone for the game and Michael Moffat made it 3-0 after 12 minutes.

Joe Cardle made it four before Cowdenbeath's Craig Johnston was sent off after 58 minutes.

David Hopkirk, Ryan Wallace and Cardle completed the home scoring before the visitors' Pat Scullion fired a reply.

The Pars have now won 4-1, 5-1, 6-1 and now 7-1 in successive weeks.

That 5-1 win also came against Cowdenbeath, in the League Cup, when the Blue Brazil had goalkeeper Michael Andrews sent off.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Williamson
  • 4Fordyce
  • 5Richards-EvertonBooked at 36mins
  • 3Martin
  • 7PatonSubstituted forFalkinghamat 63'minutes
  • 8Byrne
  • 6GegganBooked at 40mins
  • 11Cardle
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 45'minutes
  • 10El-BakhtaouiSubstituted forHopkirkat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Spence
  • 14Falkingham
  • 15Hopkirk
  • 16Wallace
  • 17Talbot
  • 18Potter
  • 20Hutton

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Andrews
  • 2BrettBooked at 60mins
  • 4DonaldsonBooked at 58mins
  • 5AdamsonSubstituted forScullionat 45'minutes
  • 3Yaqub
  • 7JohnstonBooked at 59mins
  • 8Miller
  • 6Kane
  • 10Buchanan
  • 9NishBooked at 42mins
  • 11SpenceBooked at 27mins

Substitutes

  • 12Scullion
  • 14Callaghan
  • 15Milne
  • 16Orritt
  • 17Sneddon
  • 18Armstrong
  • 19Wright
Referee:
Greg Aitken
Attendance:
4,009

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home23
Away6
Shots on Target
Home12
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away5
Fouls
Home17
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 7, Cowdenbeath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 7, Cowdenbeath 1.

Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 7, Cowdenbeath 1. Patrick Scullion (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 7, Cowdenbeath 0. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Falkingham.

Attempt saved. Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ben Richards-Everton.

Hand ball by Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic).

Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Mo Yaqub.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Michael Andrews.

Attempt saved. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Colin Nish (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Penalty Dunfermline Athletic. Josh Falkingham draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Patrick Scullion (Cowdenbeath) after a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Michael Andrews.

Attempt saved. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath).

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 6, Cowdenbeath 0. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Falkingham.

Attempt missed. Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic).

Mo Yaqub (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Josh Falkingham.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 5, Cowdenbeath 0. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Mo Yaqub (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. David Hopkirk replaces Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Josh Falkingham replaces Michael Paton.

Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline2200132116
2Forfar22005056
3Peterhead21106244
4Stenhousemuir21104314
5Albion210134-13
6Ayr210124-23
7Stranraer210125-33
8Airdrieonians200213-20
9Brechin200228-60
10Cowdenbeath200229-70
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