Scottish League One
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Dunfermline Athletic 4-0 Forfar Athletic

Dunfermline Athletic held their place at the summit of Scottish League One with a convincing win at home to Forfar Athletic.

Michael Moffat cut through the visitors' defence and squared for David Hopkirk to apply a simple finish.

Joe Cardle doubled the Pars' lead, pouncing swiftly after goalkeeper Rab Douglas had dropped an Andy Geggan cross.

And two Ryan Wallace strikes completed Dunfermline's win.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Martin
  • 4McAusland
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Talbot
  • 8Byrne
  • 6Geggan
  • 11CardleSubstituted forPatonat 76'minutes
  • 7Hopkirk
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 70'minutes
  • 10El BakhtaouiSubstituted forAntoine-Curierat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Rooney
  • 14Spence
  • 15Paton
  • 16Wallace
  • 17McCabe
  • 18Antoine-Curier
  • 20Hutton

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 4MartinBooked at 46mins
  • 5O'Brien
  • 3Campbell
  • 7BlackBooked at 60minsSubstituted forKennedyat 64'minutes
  • 8FotheringhamBooked at 74mins
  • 6YoungSubstituted forHayat 68'minutes
  • 11Hodge
  • 10Swankie
  • 9TemplemanSubstituted forSmithat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Nicoll
  • 14Smith
  • 15Hay
  • 16Kennedy
  • 17Neave
  • 18Devine
  • 21King
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
3,198

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home12
Away1
Fouls
Home8
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 4, Forfar Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 4, Forfar Athletic 0.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Iain Campbell.

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Hand ball by Craig Smith (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Marc McAusland (Dunfermline Athletic).

Craig Smith (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 4, Forfar Athletic 0. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner.

Attempt saved. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Thomas O'Brien.

Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Craig Smith replaces Chris Templeman.

Attempt missed. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Martin (Forfar Athletic).

Foul by Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Bryan Hodge (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Michael Paton replaces Joe Cardle.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 3, Forfar Athletic 0. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Shaun Byrne.

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

Attempt saved. Mickael Antoine-Curier (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Attempt saved. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Wallace replaces Michael Moffat.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Mickael Antoine-Curier replaces Faissal El Bakhtaoui.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Kerr Hay replaces Derek Young.

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

David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Derek Young.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline118123782925
2Ayr1173124131124
3Albion116141313019
4Airdrieonians115151313016
5Forfar114341919015
6Peterhead113531814414
7Stenhousemuir113351626-1012
8Stranraer11407819-1112
9Cowdenbeath113261628-1211
10Brechin112181122-117
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