Falkirk 0-0 Hamilton Accies

Karl Higginbotham and Simon Mensing
Both sides missed chances in the goalless encounter at the Falkirk Stadium

Falkirk missed the chance to go to within six points of Scottish First Division leaders Ross County after drawing at home against Hamilton Accies.

Bairns goalkeeper Michael McGovern held Kevin McBride's volley as Accies threatened early on.

David Weatherston had an effort charged down by Hamilton defender Martin Canning after the break.

The hosts continued to press and Stewart Murdoch headed over from Mark Millar's corner before Weatherston fired over late on.

Falkirk: McGovern, Duffie, Dods, Wallace, Scobbie, Weatherston, Murdoch, Mark Millar, Sibbald (Jay Fulton 72), El Alagui, Higginbotham. Subs Not Used: Bowman, Rhys Bennett, Alston,Kingsley.

Booked: Mark Millar, El Alagui.

Hamilton: Christie, Kilday (Anderson 53), Canning, McLaughlin, McBride, Imrie, Mensing, McAlister, Hendrie (Currie 75), Smith (Paterson 82), Crawford. Subs Not Used: Hutton, Spence. Booked: McBride, Mensing.

Att: 3,024

Ref: Craig Thomson