Scottish League One
Airdrieonians0Dunfermline2

Airdrieonians 0-2 Dunfermline Athletic

Goals from Michael Moffat and Shaun Byrne saw Dunfermline extend their unbeaten run to seven games.

Moffat scored his sixth goal of the season as he powered a header past Airdrie goalkeeper Neil Parry.

Substitute Shaun Byrne made an instant impact to grab Dunfermline's second after 54 minutes.

A series of saves from Neil Parry kept the score at 2-0 as the Pars stayed just a point behind league leaders Ayr.

Airdrie remain in third place, but are now 10 points behind Dunfermline.

Line-ups

Airdrieonians

  • 1Parry
  • 2O'Neil
  • 5Crighton
  • 6Lithgow
  • 3van Zanten
  • 7BainSubstituted forMorganat 88'minutes
  • 9SmithSubstituted forHunterat 57'minutes
  • 4FitzpatrickSubstituted forStewartat 86'minutes
  • 11Cadden
  • 8Watt
  • 10Cox

Substitutes

  • 12McAleer
  • 14Morgan
  • 15Hunter
  • 16Morton
  • 17Ferguson
  • 18McBride
  • 19Stewart

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2MartinBooked at 90mins
  • 4McAusland
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Talbot
  • 7Wallace
  • 6GegganBooked at 39mins
  • 8McCabeSubstituted forByrneat 45'minutes
  • 11PatonBooked at 33mins
  • 9Moffat
  • 10El Bakhtaoui

Substitutes

  • 12Spence
  • 14Falkingham
  • 15Hopkirk
  • 16Rooney
  • 17Byrne
  • 19Antoine-Curier
  • 20Hutton
Referee:
Brian Colvin
Attendance:
1,371

Match Stats

Home TeamAirdrieoniansAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home3
Away12
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home1
Away8
Fouls
Home8
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Airdrieonians 0, Dunfermline Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Airdrieonians 0, Dunfermline Athletic 2.

Booking

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic).

George Hunter (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Taylor Morgan replaces Jamie Bain.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Stewart.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Stewart.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Scott Stewart replaces Marc Fitzpatrick because of an injury.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Neil Parry.

Attempt saved. Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Bain.

Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic).

Marc Fitzpatrick (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Michael Moffat (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Chris O'Neil.

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Marc McAusland.

Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic).

George Hunter (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Nicky Cadden (Airdrieonians) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Sean Crighton (Airdrieonians) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

George Hunter (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by David Cox (Airdrieonians).

Attempt saved. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

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

Attempt missed. David Cox (Airdrieonians) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Cadden (Airdrieonians).

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Liam Watt (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Airdrieonians).

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. George Hunter replaces Scott Smith.

Attempt saved. Michael Moffat (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Airdrieonians 0, Dunfermline Athletic 2. Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ryan Wallace.

Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr1494129151431
2Dunfermline149323983130
3Airdrieonians146261718-120
4Albion136251415-120
5Stenhousemuir145452432-819
6Forfar144462325-216
7Peterhead133642118315
8Cowdenbeath134361928-915
9Stranraer134091024-1412
10Brechin143291326-1311
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