Scottish Championship
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Livingston 1-1 Dunfermline Athletic

Danny Mullen
Danny Mullen's late penalty was saved by Dunfermline goalkeeper Sean Murdoch

Sean Murdoch's late penalty save earned Dunfermline Athletic a point against promoted Livingston at Almondvale.

Last year's League One champions led through Scott Pittman's 30th-minute opener after a dominant first half.

The Pars' Joe Cardle cleared Craig Halkett's header off the line, before winning a penalty which Kallum Higginbotham netted to level.

With five minutes to play, Danny Mullen won Livi a spot kick, but saw his effort brilliant saved by Murdoch.

Line-ups

Livingston

  • 1Alexander
  • 31GallagherBooked at 79mins
  • 26Halkett
  • 4Lithgow
  • 7MullinSubstituted forCaddenat 84'minutes
  • 6Byrne
  • 8Pittman
  • 14Jacobs
  • 3LongridgeBooked at 89mins
  • 19CarrickSubstituted forDe Vitaat 67'minutes
  • 10MullenBooked at 44minsSubstituted forTodorovat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Todorov
  • 11Cadden
  • 16Knox
  • 17Robinson
  • 20Maley
  • 23De Vita
  • 24Peters

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Williamson
  • 4MvotoBooked at 76mins
  • 6Ashcroft
  • 3Martin
  • 7Higginbotham
  • 8Wedderburn
  • 15Paton
  • 11CardleBooked at 78mins
  • 23SmithSubstituted forShielsat 65'minutes
  • 17AirdSubstituted forHopkirkat 40'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hopkirk
  • 13Splaine
  • 14Talbot
  • 18Duthie
  • 19Lochhead
  • 20Gill
  • 27Shiels
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
2,301

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home13
Away2
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Livingston 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livingston 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Nikolay Todorov replaces Daniel Mullen.

Booking

Jackson Longridge (Livingston) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jackson Longridge (Livingston).

Dean Shiels (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Jean-Yves Mvoto.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Penalty saved! Daniel Mullen (Livingston) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty Livingston. Daniel Mullen draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Jean-Yves Mvoto (Dunfermline Athletic) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Nicky Cadden replaces Josh Mullin.

Foul by Alan Lithgow (Livingston).

Kallum Higginbotham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Jean-Yves Mvoto.

Foul by Raffaele De Vita (Livingston).

Jean-Yves Mvoto (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Josh Mullin (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Declan Gallagher.

Booking

Declan Gallagher (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jean-Yves Mvoto (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jean-Yves Mvoto (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt missed. Raffaele De Vita (Livingston) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jackson Longridge (Livingston).

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jackson Longridge (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Raffaele De Vita replaces Dale Carrick.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Dean Shiels replaces Calum Smith.

Goal!

Goal! Livingston 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Kallum Higginbotham (Dunfermline Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Craig Halkett (Livingston) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Dunfermline Athletic. Joe Cardle draws a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Pittman.

Attempt blocked. Craig Halkett (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Lewis Martin.

Foul by Alan Lithgow (Livingston).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Queen of Sth11004133
2St Mirren11003123
3Dundee Utd11001013
4Dunfermline10101101
5Livingston10101101
6Dumbarton10100001
7Morton10100001
8Inverness CT100101-10
9Falkirk100113-20
10Brechin100114-30
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