Scottish Championship
Morton0Alloa2

Greenock Morton 0-2 Alloa Athletic

A goal either side of half-time secured victory for Alloa Athletic against Scottish Championship bottom side Greenock Morton.

Graeme Holmes slotted home from six yards as the visitors finished the first half strongly.

And Andy Kirk headed the Wasps' second from Michael Doyle's cross in the second half.

Goalkeeper Nicolas Caraux denied Alloa a third when he saved Declan McManus's close-range effort.

Line-ups

Morton

  • 23Caraux
  • 4Peciar
  • 5PageSubstituted forMcKeeat 59'minutes
  • 2Taggart
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 26FultonSubstituted forWallaceat 66'minutes
  • 21BachirouBooked at 87mins
  • 16Stirling
  • 18Habai
  • 10CampbellSubstituted forMcNeilat 66'minutes
  • 8ImrieBooked at 55mins

Substitutes

  • 27McNeil
  • 1Gaston
  • 9Wallace
  • 7McKee
  • 6McLaughlin

Alloa

  • 1Bain
  • 4Gordon
  • 3Meggat
  • 5Marr
  • 2Doyle
  • 7Cawley
  • 6Simmons
  • 8McCord
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forFlanniganat 78'minutes
  • 11McManusBooked at 75minsSubstituted forSalmonat 77'minutes
  • 9KirkSubstituted forYoungat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Young
  • 17Robertson
  • 15Flannigan
  • 21McDowall
  • 14Salmon
  • 16Tiffoney
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
1,478

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stephen Simmons (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high from a direct free kick.

  4. Post update

    Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe McKee (Morton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Kevin Cawley.

  8. Post update

    Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Stephen Stirling (Morton).

  10. Post update

    Darren Young (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

  12. Booking

    Fouad Bachirou (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

  13. Post update

    Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

  15. Post update

    Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Scott Taggart (Morton).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Darren Young replaces Andy Kirk.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Dougie Imrie (Morton).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hamilton8611123919
2Raith Rovers84311510515
3Falkirk8422148614
4Dundee8422138514
5Alloa8413108213
6Dumbarton83141417-310
7Queen of Sth82241113-28
8Livingston82241216-48
9Cowdenbeath8206919-106
10Morton8125816-85
View full Scottish Championship table

Top Stories