Morton 3-2 Falkirk

Scottish Football League

Peter MacDonald's double was the difference as Morton prevailed in an end-to-end encounter against Falkirk.

MacDonald gave the hosts an early lead with a header from Sean Fitzharris' delivery, but David Weatherston volleyed in an equaliser soon after.

Blair Alston then stroked the Bairns into a half-time lead.

MacDonald powered in a penalty after a trip on Andy Jackson and Jackson later headed home a Fitzharris cross to keep the Greenock side top of the table.

Morton: Stewart, Evans, Graham (Campbell 81), McCaffrey (McCann 63),Forsyth, Fitzharris (McGeouch 84), Smyth, Bachirou, O'Brien, MacDonald, Jackson. Subs Not Used: McGinley, Weatherson.

Booked: MacDonald, Smyth, Forsyth. Goals: MacDonald 6,54 pen, Jackson 58.

Falkirk: McGovern, Duffie, Dods, Wallace (Rhys Bennett 29), Scobbie, Alston (Jay Fulton 76), Mark Millar, Murdoch, Weatherston (Sibbald 59), Higginbotham, El Alagui. Subs Not Used: Bowman, Graham.

Booked: Rhys Bennett. Goals: Weatherston 17, Alston 24.

Att: 2,621

Ref: Crawford Allan

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