Scottish Championship
Dumbarton0Morton0

Dumbarton 0-0 Greenock Morton

Dumbarton remain just two points clear of Livingston in the relegation play-off place after drawing at home to Greenock Morton in the Scottish Championship.

Darren Barr had an effort saved as the Sons tried to force a lead.

Morton's Ross Forbes hit the post with 10 minutes left, Denny Johnstone firing the rebound wide.

Gregor Buchanan went close moments later at the other end but Derek Gaston was alert to smother the chance.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 19Ewings
  • 4Saunders
  • 5Buchanan
  • 22Wright
  • 3DochertyBooked at 22mins
  • 14BarrSubstituted forGallagherat 83'minutes
  • 17Routledge
  • 18LindsaySubstituted forWalshat 75'minutes
  • 9Fleming
  • 21HeffernanSubstituted forCawleyat 68'minutes
  • 27Nade

Substitutes

  • 1Brown
  • 2Taggart
  • 7Cawley
  • 8Gallagher
  • 15McCallum
  • 16Waters
  • 23Walsh

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 2KildayBooked at 87mins
  • 19Gasparotto
  • 4O'Ware
  • 17Russell
  • 33McMullan
  • 7McKee
  • 8Forbes
  • 16Barr
  • 9Johnstone
  • 21McManusBooked at 66minsSubstituted forSamuelat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Lamie
  • 6Miller
  • 10MacDonald
  • 18Samuel
  • 20McNeil
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
994

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home40%
Away60%
Shots
Home11
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 0, Morton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 0, Morton 0.

Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

Attempt missed. Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Steven Saunders.

Attempt saved. Gregor Buchanan (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Booking

Lee Kilday (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jon Routledge (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lee Kilday (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Alex Samuel replaces Declan McManus.

Hand ball by Declan McManus (Morton).

Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Forbes (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Grant Gallagher replaces Darren Barr.

Attempt missed. Denny Johnstone (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Ross Forbes (Morton) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Foul by Garry Fleming (Dumbarton).

Luca Gasparotto (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Tom Walsh replaces Jamie Lindsay.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Attempt missed. Thomas O'Ware (Morton) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Mark Docherty.

Attempt missed. Luca Gasparotto (Morton) header from very close range misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Kevin Cawley replaces Paul Heffernan.

Foul by Jamie Lindsay (Dumbarton).

Paul McMullan (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Declan McManus (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Ross Forbes (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Joe McKee (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jon Routledge (Dumbarton).

Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Christian Nade (Dumbarton) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right following a set piece situation.

Christian Nade (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Thomas O'Ware (Morton).

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Derek Gaston.

Attempt saved. Christian Nade (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers31244382275576
2Falkirk321711453282562
3Hibernian29175746281856
4Raith Rovers32157104441352
5Morton32109133637-139
6Queen of Sth31115153845-738
7St Mirren32108143645-938
8Dumbarton3086162654-2830
9Livingston3177173343-1028
10Alloa3236231763-4615
View full Scottish Championship table

Top Stories