Scottish League One
Dunfermline3Stranraer1

Dunfermline Athletic 3-1 Stranraer

Faissal El Bakhtaoui continued his goal-scoring start to the season as Dunfermline Athletic beat Stranraer in Scottish League One.

He netted his 12th goal in eight games when he completed a quick break by the home side.

Jason Talbot headed Joe Cardle's cross beyond the reach of Peterhead goalkeeper David McGurn.

Andy Geggan made it three on the rebound before substitute Jamie Longworth pulled one back.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2MartinSubstituted forTrialistat 61'minutes
  • 4FordyceBooked at 88mins
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3TalbotBooked at 29mins
  • 7Paton
  • 6Geggan
  • 8FalkinghamBooked at 70mins
  • 11CardleSubstituted forByrneat 73'minutes
  • 10El-Bakhtaoui
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 55'minutesBooked at 57mins

Substitutes

  • 12Thomas
  • 14Byrne
  • 15Hopkirk
  • 16Wallace
  • 17Trialist
  • 18Trialist
  • 20Hutton

Stranraer

  • 26McGurn
  • 2RobertsonBooked at 38minsSubstituted forKeenanat 54'minutes
  • 24Rumsby
  • 19MairBooked at 35mins
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 20McGuigan
  • 8BellBooked at 66mins
  • 6Aitken
  • 10StirlingSubstituted forMcGillat 81'minutes
  • 9Malcolm
  • 7CairneySubstituted forLongworthat 26'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Keenan
  • 11McCloskey
  • 13Currie
  • 14Longworth
  • 18McGill
  • 22Rowan
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
3,330

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home13
Away11
Shots on Target
Home9
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home17
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 1.

Attempt missed. Steven Bell (Stranraer) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Trialist.

Foul by Trialist (Dunfermline Athletic).

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Dale Keenan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Callum Fordyce (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jamie Longworth (Stranraer).

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

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Peter McGill replaces Andy Stirling.

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic).

Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Shaun Byrne replaces Joe Cardle.

Attempt saved. Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Lee Mair.

Booking

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Steven Bell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Trialist.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Trialist replaces Lewis Martin.

Booking

Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Andy Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar4310113810
2Dunfermline4301175129
3Peterhead42118447
4Stenhousemuir42119907
5Ayr421167-17
6Albion42026606
7Airdrieonians42024406
8Stranraer4103410-63
9Cowdenbeath4103513-83
10Brechin4004413-90
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