Airdrie United 1-2 Dumbarton

First Division bottom club Dumbarton boosted their survival hopes by beating Airdrie United to draw level with the Lanarkshire side.

Airdrie took the lead on 11 minutes when Ryan Donnelly fired home.

But Marc McCusker's left-footed strike drew the Sons level and James Lister converted Mark Gilhaney to put Ian Murray's side ahead on 33 minutes.

Goalkeeper Jamie Ewings denied Willie McLaren a leveller in the second half and the visitors held on for the win.

Airdrie Utd: Arthur, O'Neil, Gregor Buchanan, Lamie, Warren, Bain (Di Giacomo 77),Davidson (Evans 89), Liam Watt (Blockley 46), McLaren, John Boyle, Donnelly. Subs Not Used: Duncan, Barclay.

Booked: John Boyle, Evans.

Goals: Donnelly 11.

Dumbarton: Ewings, Devlin, Graham, Lithgow, Smith (Forsyth 79), Gilhaney, Turner, Agnew, Fleming, Lister, McCusker (Prunty 66). Subs Not Used: Grindlay, Thomson, Metcalf.

Booked: Devlin.

Goals: McCusker 24, Lister 33.

Att: 844

Ref: Calum Murray