Scottish Championship
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Livingston 0-1 Raith Rovers

Raith Rovers warmed up for their Premiership play-off quarter-final against Hibernian with victory over Livingston.

Ryan Hardie and Craig Barr went close for the visitors in the first half.

However, Aidan Connolly struck from close range for Raith early in the second period.

Livi, who will face a play-off against Stranraer to preserve their Championship status, could not find an equaliser.

Line-ups

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 15Neill
  • 8Fotheringham
  • 12HalkettSubstituted forColeat 71'minutes
  • 2Kakay
  • 10MullenBooked at 62minsSubstituted forWhiteat 71'minutes
  • 34Knox
  • 30Telfer
  • 35Mullin
  • 20Currie
  • 18SheerinSubstituted forBuchananat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Longridge
  • 4Cole
  • 7Pittman
  • 9White
  • 19Buchanan
  • 23Stanton
  • 26McCallum

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 23McKeown
  • 5Toshney
  • 55BarrSubstituted forMatthewsat 71'minutes
  • 2Thomson
  • 18Connolly
  • 14Davidson
  • 4Callachan
  • 28CraigenSubstituted forStewartat 49'minutes
  • 16Hardie
  • 21LongridgeBooked at 55minsSubstituted forPanayiotouat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Anderson
  • 8McCord
  • 9Stewart
  • 11Panayiotou
  • 12Matthews
  • 22Bates
  • 31Law
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
1,049

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home6
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home6
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Livingston 0, Raith Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livingston 0, Raith Rovers 1.

Attempt saved. Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Matthew Knox (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Matthew Knox (Livingston) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Harry Panayiotou.

Attempt missed. Jordan White (Livingston) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Ross Callachan.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Jordan White replaces Daniel Mullen.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Darren Cole replaces Craig Halkett because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Craig Barr (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Harry Panayiotou replaces Louis Longridge.

Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Buchanan (Livingston).

Booking

Daniel Mullen (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Liam Buchanan replaces Jordyn Sheerin.

Foul by Craig Barr (Raith Rovers).

Matthew Knox (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Louis Longridge (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Louis Longridge (Raith Rovers).

Mark Fotheringham (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Livingston 0, Raith Rovers 1. Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mark Stewart.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Mark Stewart replaces James Craigen because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Jordyn Sheerin (Livingston) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Livingston 0, Raith Rovers 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Livingston 0, Raith Rovers 0.

Attempt saved. Mark Fotheringham (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Lewis Toshney (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.

Attempt saved. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Iain Davidson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).

Attempt missed. Craig Barr (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Matthew Knox.

Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Osman Kakay (Livingston).

Attempt missed. Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Craig Barr (Raith Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Morgyn Neill.

Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers36256588345481
2Falkirk361913461342770
3Hibernian36217859342570
4Raith Rovers36188105246662
5Morton361110153942-343
6St Mirren36119164453-942
7Queen of Sth36126184656-1042
8Dumbarton36107193566-3137
9Livingston3687213751-1431
10Alloa3649232267-4521
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