Scottish League One
Dunfermline1Stenhousemuir0

Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Stenhousemuir

Shaun Rooney hit the only goal of the game as Dunfermline stretched their lead at the top of League One to six points with a win over Stenhousemuir.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui, Stuart Malcolm and Josh Falkingham all went close for the Pars in the first half.

David Hopkirk headed narrowly wide for Dunfermline after the break.

Rooney finally broke the deadlock when he got on the end of Joe Cardle's low cross to fire home from close range and secure all three points.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Geggan
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 4McAuslandSubstituted forRooneyat 45'minutes
  • 3Talbot
  • 7PatonSubstituted forWallaceat 66'minutes
  • 6FalkinghamBooked at 56mins
  • 8Byrne
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forCardleat 41'minutes
  • 10El Bakhtaoui
  • 11Hopkirk

Substitutes

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

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Gould
  • 2McCormackBooked at 74mins
  • 4Malcolm
  • 5Meechan
  • 3PatersonBooked at 70mins
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 9Monaghan
  • 6RobertsonSubstituted forCookat 83'minutes
  • 8Millar
  • 11MarenghiSubstituted forSmallat 83'minutes
  • 10ScotlandSubstituted forMcMenaminat 13'minutesBooked at 77mins

Substitutes

  • 12Murray
  • 14Cook
  • 15Stirling
  • 16Mazana-Martinez
  • 17Barclay
  • 18McMenamin
  • 19Small
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
2,952

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Attempt missed. Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a fast break.

Attempt saved. Mark Gilhaney (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Hand ball by Stuart Malcolm (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt missed. Alan Cook (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

Attempt blocked. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Lewis Small replaces Anthony Marenghi because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Alan Cook replaces Jon Robertson.

Attempt saved. Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by David Hopkirk.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Ben Richards-Everton.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 1, Stenhousemuir 0. Shaun Rooney (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ryan Wallace.

Booking

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt saved. Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from long range on the left is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Jamie McCormack (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McCormack (Stenhousemuir).

Attempt blocked. Anthony Marenghi (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Jim Paterson (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic).

Anthony Marenghi (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Wallace replaces Michael Paton.

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

Foul by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Shaun Rooney.

Foul by Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Harry Monaghan (Stenhousemuir).

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

Foul by Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline18124246113540
2Ayr17104333201334
3Albion178451918128
4Peterhead1868435201526
5Airdrieonians177282025-523
6Stenhousemuir176472635-922
7Cowdenbeath176382437-1321
8Forfar184682429-518
9Brechin1843111832-1415
10Stranraer1742111230-1814
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