Scottish Cup - Third Round
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Scottish Cup: Cowdenbeath 1-1 Arbroath

Craig Johnston's second-half goal for Cowdenbeath forced a Scottish Cup third-round replay against Arbroath.

League Two Arbroath, who had a number of first-half chances, took the lead early in the second period with Mark Whatley firing low past Jamie Sneddon.

But League One Cowdenbeath were back on terms when Johnston headed home Brad Donaldson's free-kick.

The hosts came close to taking the lead when Kyle Miller hit the frame of the goal.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2Donaldson
  • 3Kerr
  • 4El-Zubaidi
  • 5AdamsonBooked at 45mins
  • 6BrettSubstituted forJohnstonat 66'minutes
  • 7Miller
  • 8Murdoch
  • 9CallaghanSubstituted forKaneat 67'minutes
  • 10Smith
  • 11Spence

Substitutes

  • 12Scullion
  • 14Kane
  • 15Hughes
  • 16Orritt
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Johnston
  • 19Armstrong

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 4Little
  • 5Munro
  • 3Lowdon
  • 7Linn
  • 8GoldSubstituted forClarkeat 84'minutes
  • 6Whatley
  • 10Watson
  • 11Ramsay
  • 9Rutherford

Substitutes

  • 12Grehan
  • 14Clarke
  • 15Reid
  • 16McWalter
  • 17Hester
  • 21Brodie
Referee:
Brian Colvin
Attendance:
409

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home15
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Arbroath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Arbroath 1.

Foul by Greg Rutherford (Arbroath).

Fraser Kerr (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Brad Donaldson.

Attempt missed. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Andy Munro (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Greg Rutherford (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jamie Clarke replaces David Gold.

Ricky Little (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brad Donaldson (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt missed. Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Darren Ramsay (Arbroath).

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

Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Jordan Lowdon.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ricky Little.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Arbroath 1. Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Brad Donaldson.

David Gold (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Fraser Kerr.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Chris Kane replaces Liam Callaghan.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Johnston replaces Dean Brett.

Attempt missed. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Kenny Adamson.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ricky Little.

Attempt saved. David Gold (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath).

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 0, Arbroath 1. Mark Whatley (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Darren Ramsay (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

Hand ball by Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Liam Callaghan.

Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

Andy Munro (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath).

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