Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 2.
Lawrence Shankland scored the winning goal on his debut as 10-man Dunfermline came from behind to beat fellow play-off hopefuls Stranraer.
The visitors took the lead when Steven Bell headed past Ryan Scully.
Ryan Thomson nodded Dunfermline level before Frank McKeown put the Blues back in front after the break.
Shaun Byrne found the top corner to equalise for the Pars, then Shankland secured the win before midfielder Faissal El Bakhtaoui saw red.
- 11ThomsonSubstituted forShanklandat 63'minutes
- 9WallaceSubstituted forHusbandat 80'minutes
- 8El-BakhtaouiBooked at 85mins
- 6BellBooked at 86mins
- 5McKeownBooked at 90mins
- 8GallagherBooked at 19minsSubstituted forTrialistat 81'minutesBooked at 89mins
- 9GrehanSubstituted forMcKennaat 71'minutes
- Alan Muir
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 2.
Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).
Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Mark Docherty.
Lawrence Shankland (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Mark Docherty (Stranraer).
Frank McKeown (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.
Kerr Young (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).
Trialist (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.
Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Trialist (Stranraer).
Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Andrew Stirling (Stranraer).
Steven Bell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.
Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the red card for fighting.
Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).
Substitution, Stranraer. Trialist replaces Grant Gallagher.