East Fife 3-3 Ayr United

Cameron McDonald netted a late equaliser to help struggling Ayr secure a draw against East Fife.

Michael Moffat put the visitors ahead in the fifth minute, converting from close range, and Kyle McAusland added a second when he found the top corner from 20 yards 12 minutes later.

However, East Fife completed a remarkable turnaround in the space of 19 minutes to enter the interval 3-2 ahead.

David White halved the deficit by heading in from close range in the 26th minute, with Paul McManus' 12-yard effort bringing the scores level.

McManus netted his second on the stroke of half-time by volleying in from six yards.

Michael Donald should have levelled for Ayr early in the second half, but he directed a header over from six yards.

The visitors did secure a point five minutes from the end when McDonald fired into the top corner from 25 yards.

East Fife: Antell, Durie, McCormack, White, Johnstone, Robert Barr, Campbell, Sloan, McBride, Jamieson, Paul McManus. Subs Not Used: Michael Brown, Gormley, Malcolm, Davidson, Lennie.

Goals: White 26, Paul McManus 34, 45.

Ayr: Brown, McAusland, McDonald (Marenghi 89), Brownlie, McCann, Hunter (Winters 22), Sinclair, Crawford, Donald, Buchanan, Moffat. Subs Not Used: William Muir, Shankland, McStay.

Goals: Moffat 5, McAusland 17, McDonald 85.

Att: 514

Ref: Don Robertson

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