Scottish League One
East FifeEast Fife1DunfermlineDunfermline3

East Fife 1-3 Dunfermline Athletic

Ross Forbes and Danny Grainger scored on their debuts as Dunfermline beat East Fife.

Home goalkeeper Greg Paterson saved a Forbes penalty in the fourth minute after Gary Naysmith had handled in the box, but Forbes scored from close range in the 44th minute.

Ryan Wallace doubled the Pars' lead before Grainger scored two minutes later.

East Fife pulled one back in 78 minutes when Paul Willis drilled in a shot.

Line-ups

East Fife

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Paterson
  • 2Durie
  • 3Naysmith
  • 8O'NeillSubstituted forStewartat 81'minutes
  • 4Rutkiewicz
  • 5Mbu
  • 7McKenzie
  • 6Fisher
  • 10SmithBooked at 86mins
  • 19Buchanan
  • 11StewartSubstituted forWillisat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Thom
  • 14Stewart
  • 15Brown
  • 16Barr
  • 17Willis
  • 18Johnstone
  • 21Shaw

Dunfermline

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Scully
  • 2Williamson
  • 3Grainger
  • 6Millen
  • 4Martin
  • 5PageBooked at 34mins
  • 7ByrneSubstituted forFalkinghamat 70'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 8ThomsonSubstituted forHusbandat 89'minutes
  • 11Shankland
  • 9Wallace
  • 10Forbes

Substitutes

  • 12Husband
  • 14Moore
  • 15Young
  • 16Falkingham
  • 17Whittle
  • 18El-Bakhtaoui
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
David Somers
Attendance:
1,872

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home37%
Away63%
Shots
Home2
Away7
Shots on Target
Home1
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home4
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, East Fife 1, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, East Fife 1, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Stephen Husband replaces Ryan Thomson.

  4. Booking

    Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

  6. Post update

    Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Booking

    Kevin Smith (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

  8. Post update

    Ross Millen (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, East Fife. Jonathan Stewart replaces Stephen O'Neill.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! East Fife 1, Dunfermline Athletic 3. Paul Willis (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! East Fife 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3. Daniel Grainger (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! East Fife 0, Dunfermline Athletic 2. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ryan Williamson.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Josh Falkingham replaces Shaun Byrne.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, East Fife. Paul Willis replaces Ryan Stewart.

  16. Second Half

    Second Half begins East Fife 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

  17. Half Time

    First Half ends, East Fife 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! East Fife 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Martin (Dunfermline Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Liam Buchanan (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.