Scottish Championship
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St Mirren 2-3 Falkirk

John Baird scores for Falkirk against St Mirren
John Baird's second goal of the match handed Falkirk victory

John Baird scored with the last kick of game as Falkirk fought back from two goals down to beat St Mirren in the Scottish Championship.

Scott Agnew scored direct from a corner to give the Buddies the lead and Stephen Mallan fired their second.

Luke Leahy headed one back for the Bairns in the second half before Baird converted a penalty following Agnew's foul on Tom Taiwo.

And Baird converted David Smith's pass to complete Falkirk's comeback.

Line-ups

St Mirren

  • 12Langfield
  • 20WatsonBooked at 57mins
  • 15Baird
  • 4Webster
  • 3Kelly
  • 6Goodwin
  • 7McMullanSubstituted forMcGrathat 24'minutes
  • 14Mallan
  • 16AgnewSubstituted forShanklandat 76'minutes
  • 22GallagherBooked at 86mins
  • 9ThompsonBooked at 63mins

Substitutes

  • 1Ridgers
  • 5Conlan
  • 11Howieson
  • 17Morgan
  • 19Cuddihy
  • 21McGrath
  • 25Shankland

Falkirk

  • 1Rogers
  • 6Vaulks
  • 44Watson
  • 14GrantBooked at 18mins
  • 3Leahy
  • 11KerrBooked at 44minsSubstituted forBlairat 63'minutes
  • 7Taiwo
  • 8AlstonSubstituted forMillerat 45'minutes
  • 10Sibbald
  • 9Baird
  • 17Smith

Substitutes

  • 4Muirhead
  • 5McCracken
  • 12Bowman
  • 18Miller
  • 19McHugh
  • 20Cooper
  • 22Blair
Referee:
John Beaton
Attendance:
3,412

Match Stats

Home TeamSt MirrenAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home6
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 3.

Goal!

Goal! St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 3. John Baird (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Smith.

Attempt saved. Lee Miller (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Jack Baird.

Attempt saved. Will Vaulks (Falkirk) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Andy Webster (St. Mirren).

Lee Miller (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Andy Webster (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Taiwo (Falkirk).

Booking

Calum Gallagher (St. Mirren) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Calum Gallagher (St. Mirren).

Tom Taiwo (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Sean Kelly (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Smith (Falkirk).

Foul by Jim Goodwin (St. Mirren).

David Smith (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jaison McGrath (St. Mirren).

Tom Taiwo (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Stephen Mallan (St. Mirren) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Steven Thompson (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Watson (Falkirk).

Stephen Mallan (St. Mirren) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

Substitution

Substitution, St. Mirren. Lawrence Shankland replaces Scott Agnew.

Foul by John Baird (Falkirk).

Jim Goodwin (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Andy Webster.

Attempt missed. David Smith (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. John Baird (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 2. John Baird (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty Falkirk. Tom Taiwo draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Scott Agnew (St. Mirren) after a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Peter Grant (Falkirk).

Steven Thompson (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Lee Miller (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sean Kelly (St. Mirren).

Tom Taiwo (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Agnew (St. Mirren).

Attempt missed. John Baird (Falkirk) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers66002231918
2Falkirk541095413
3Hibernian53027349
4Morton62316429
5Raith Rovers630378-19
6Queen of Sth630379-29
7Dumbarton621358-37
8St Mirren612379-25
9Alloa6105415-113
10Livingston6015414-101
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