Scottish League One
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Cowdenbeath 2-1 Forfar Athletic

Cowdenbeath picked up their first win in four League One games as they beat leaders Forfar at Central Park.

Gordon Smith gave Cowdenbeath the lead after Forfar's Christopher Templeman missed two early chances.

Gavin Swankie drawing them level with a neat finish inside the box.

Greig Spence sweetly struck the ball across goal to put Cowdenbeath back in front, but Lewis Allan nearly struck an equaliser for Athletic as goalkeeper Jamie Sneddon made a good save.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2Brett
  • 4Scullion
  • 5El-Zubaidi
  • 3Adamson
  • 7SmithBooked at 14mins
  • 8Murdoch
  • 6HughesSubstituted forKaneat 90'minutes
  • 11OrrittSubstituted forCallaghanat 66'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 10MillerSubstituted forBuchananat 73'minutes
  • 9Spence

Substitutes

  • 12Muirhead
  • 14Armstrong
  • 15Kane
  • 16Callaghan
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Armstrong
  • 19Buchanan

Forfar

  • 1Gallacher
  • 2Travis
  • 4Nicoll
  • 5O'BrienBooked at 81mins
  • 3Campbell
  • 6Black
  • 7FotheringhamSubstituted forSmithat 75'minutes
  • 8Hodge
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forHayat 75'minutes
  • 9TemplemanSubstituted forAllanat 75'minutes
  • 10SwankieBooked at 83mins

Substitutes

  • 12Allan
  • 14Smith
  • 15Dunlop
  • 16Hay
  • 17Yates
  • 18Clark
  • 21King
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
443

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home18
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

Attempt saved. Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Dean Brett.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Chris Kane replaces Declan Hughes because of an injury.

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

Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath).

Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Booking

Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic).

Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Liam Callaghan (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

Kevin Nicoll (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Foul by Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath).

Kevin Nicoll (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Kerr Hay replaces Danny Denholm.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Lewis Allan replaces Chris Templeman.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Craig Smith replaces Martin Fotheringham.

Foul by Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath).

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Robbie Buchanan replaces Kyle Miller.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 2, Forfar Athletic 1. Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Gordon Smith.

Foul by Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath).

Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Liam Callaghan replaces Sam Orritt because of an injury.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr75111510516
2Dunfermline75022671915
3Forfar7412149513
4Airdrieonians7403119212
5Albion7313910-110
6Stenhousemuir73131219-710
7Peterhead7232131039
8Cowdenbeath72141119-87
9Stranraer7205512-76
10Brechin7106718-113
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