Scottish League One
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Stranraer 4-1 Dunfermline Athletic

Stranraer came from behind to secure a convincing victory at home to Dunfermline.

The Pars took the lead when Brad McKay made the most of some poor defending to slot home from a corner.

Mark McGuigan scored from close range to restore parity before Craig Malcolm nodded the hosts in front. Andy Stirling then extended their lead.

Malcolm added a fourth goal to seal the win in style with an impressive finish on the turn.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 26Belford
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forRumsbyat 89'minutes
  • 8Bell
  • 15Dick
  • 10Stirling
  • 23Thomson
  • 7Cairney
  • 33GibsonSubstituted forKempat 73'minutes
  • 9Malcolm
  • 20McGuiganSubstituted forLongworthat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Barron
  • 6Aitken
  • 12Kemp
  • 13Currie
  • 14Longworth
  • 16Turner
  • 24Rumsby

Dunfermline

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Williamson
  • 4McKayBooked at 85mins
  • 5MartinSubstituted forReidat 69'minutes
  • 3Talbot
  • 11DuthieSubstituted forByrneat 61'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 6Robinson
  • 8FalkinghamBooked at 53mins
  • 10Hopkirk
  • 7Wallace
  • 9Moffat

Substitutes

  • 12Reid
  • 14Byrne
  • 15El Bakhtaoui
  • 16Cardle
  • 17Richards-Everton
  • 20Murdoch
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
545

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home19
Away9
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 4, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 4, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Foul by Paul Cairney (Stranraer).

Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Scott Rumsby replaces Scott Robertson.

Foul by Paul Cairney (Stranraer).

David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Jamie Longworth replaces Mark McGuigan.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 4, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Paul Cairney.

Booking

Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Ryan Williamson.

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Calvin Kemp (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Robertson.

Foul by Craig Malcolm (Stranraer).

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Calvin Kemp (Stranraer).

Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Calvin Kemp replaces William Gibson because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Paul Cairney (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Brad McKay.

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Craig Reid replaces Lewis Martin because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 3, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Andy Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mark McGuigan.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Lewis Martin.

Attempt missed. Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by William Gibson (Stranraer).

Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 2, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by William Gibson with a cross.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Scott Robinson.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Shaun Byrne replaces Conner Duthie.

Attempt missed. Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline34237482275576
2Peterhead341611772423059
3Ayr341841261441758
4Stranraer34146144248-648
5Albion341110133441-743
6Airdrieonians34127154250-843
7Cowdenbeath34116174568-2339
8Stenhousemuir34107174276-3437
9Brechin34106184458-1436
10Forfar34810164555-1034
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