Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 3-0 Alloa Athletic

Three second-half strikes gave Raith Rovers victory over Alloa Athletic in the Scottish Championship.

Geoff Mitchell missed a good chance for the visitors inside 40 seconds before Raith's Ross Callachan pulled a decent opportunity wide.

James Craigen gave the hosts the lead, volleying a stunning 25-yard strike.

Craig Wighton headed Raith's second and Mark Stewart converted a Jason Thomson cut-back for the third in the final few minutes.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Thomson
  • 5Toshney
  • 14Davidson
  • 23McKeownSubstituted forCampbellat 89'minutes
  • 7AndersonSubstituted forMegginsonat 73'minutes
  • 4Callachan
  • 8McCord
  • 28Craigen
  • 9Stewart
  • 18WightonSubstituted forMackieat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Petrie
  • 11Megginson
  • 12Matthews
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 22Bates
  • 27Campbell
  • 29Mackie

Alloa

  • 21Crawford
  • 2McAusland
  • 6Marr
  • 3Hill
  • 5Hamilton
  • 14McManusSubstituted forHolmesat 66'minutes
  • 20WilliamsSubstituted forFernsat 66'minutes
  • 8O'Brien
  • 7Duffy
  • 23MitchellSubstituted forLayneat 66'minutes
  • 9Chopra

Substitutes

  • 1McNeil
  • 4Reintam
  • 10Holmes
  • 11Ferns
  • 12Kader
  • 17Layne
  • 18Hetherington
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
1,458

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home16
Away7
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home5
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 3, Alloa Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 3, Alloa Athletic 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Sean Mackie replaces Craig Wighton.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Kieran Campbell replaces Rory McKeown.

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Isaac Layne (Alloa Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 3, Alloa Athletic 0. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jason Thomson.

Attempt blocked. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

Lewis Toshney (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Alloa Athletic).

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jason Thomson.

Attempt blocked. Isaac Layne (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Ryan McCord (Raith Rovers).

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

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

Foul by Craig Wighton (Raith Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Mitchel Megginson replaces Grant Anderson because of an injury.

Attempt missed. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Graeme Holmes replaces Connor McManus.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Edward Ferns replaces Mark Williams.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Isaac Layne replaces Geoff Mitchell.

Attempt missed. Michael Chopra (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Rory McKeown.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Alloa Athletic 0. Craig Wighton (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Ryan McCord following a corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

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

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Attempt missed. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 1, Alloa Athletic 0. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner following a corner.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

James Craigen (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jason Marr (Alloa Athletic).

Second Half

Second Half begins Raith Rovers 0, Alloa Athletic 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Raith Rovers 0, Alloa Athletic 0.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Kevin Cuthbert.

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

Attempt saved. Ryan McCord (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Michael Duffy (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Michael Duffy (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Queen of Sth33006159
2Falkirk32104227
3Rangers22008266
4Raith Rovers32016156
5Dumbarton32014406
6Hibernian21012203
7Morton302112-12
8St Mirren301225-31
9Livingston300316-50
10Alloa3003211-90
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