Scottish League One
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Cowdenbeath 0-0 Dunfermline Athletic

The league's runaway top scorers Dunfermline were subdued by Cowdenbeath in a goalless draw at Central Park.

Colin Nish's hosts reacted to the effort as if it were a victory, as the strugglers superbly shut out the side scoring at a rate of more than three a game this season.

David Hopkirk missed two early chances for the Pars and Marc McAusland's header was cleared off the line.

Joe Cardle was a constant threat but Dunfermline could not break through.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2Donaldson
  • 3Scullion
  • 4El-Zubaidi
  • 5Adamson
  • 6Brett
  • 7Miller
  • 8Murdoch
  • 9Callaghan
  • 10SmithBooked at 37minsSubstituted forBuchananat 70'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 11SpenceSubstituted forJohnstonat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Yaqub
  • 14Kane
  • 15Hughes
  • 16Orritt
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Johnston
  • 19Buchanan

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Martin
  • 4McAusland
  • 5Richards-EvertonBooked at 90mins
  • 3Talbot
  • 6GegganBooked at 27mins
  • 7HopkirkSubstituted forPatonat 65'minutes
  • 11CardleBooked at 31mins
  • 8Byrne
  • 10El BakhtaouiSubstituted forAntoine-Curierat 65'minutes
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 59'minutesBooked at 77mins

Substitutes

  • 12Rooney
  • 14Spence
  • 15Paton
  • 16Wallace
  • 17McCabe
  • 18Antoine-Curier
  • 20Hutton
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
2,097

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home1
Away3
Fouls
Home14
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 0.

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

Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Booking

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic).

Foul by Liam Callaghan (Cowdenbeath).

Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Johnston replaces Greig Spence.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath).

Mickael Antoine-Curier (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Pat Scullion.

Booking

Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt missed. Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from very close range is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Mickael Antoine-Curier (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Pat Scullion.

Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mickael Antoine-Curier (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Robbie Buchanan replaces Gordon Smith.

Attempt missed. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Michael Paton replaces David Hopkirk.

Substitution

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

Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr1283127141327
2Dunfermline128223782926
3Albion126241414020
4Airdrieonians125251414017
5Forfar124351920-115
6Stenhousemuir124352029-915
7Peterhead123542118314
8Cowdenbeath123361628-1212
9Stranraer12408922-1312
10Brechin123181222-1010
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