Scottish Championship
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Livingston 1-0 Cowdenbeath

Jason Talbot's first goal of the season was enough to give Livingston victory over Cowdenbeath.

Nejc Mevlja went close to giving the home side an early lead but his left-foot shot drifted inches wide.

Chris Kane, Rory McKeown and Jamie Stevenson came close for Cowden but they could not find the net.

The winner came midway through the second half when Michal Habai crossed for Talbot to drill into the net from close range.

Line-ups

Livingston

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Jamieson
  • 21JacobsBooked at 52mins
  • 3Talbot
  • 8O'Brien
  • 5Fordyce
  • 4Mensing
  • 7Jacobs
  • 6Scott
  • 14HabaiSubstituted forBarrowmanat 72'minutes
  • 9McNultySubstituted forMullenat 90'minutes
  • 23Mevlja

Substitutes

  • 2Mampuya
  • 11Denholm
  • 17Walker
  • 19Sives
  • 22Barrowman
  • 31Praprotnik
  • 48Mullen

Cowdenbeath

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Flynn
  • 2McKeown
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 16Fowler
  • 5Armstrong
  • 23BrownlieBooked at 90mins
  • 14Brett
  • 22Robertson
  • 9Stewart
  • 8Stevenson
  • 26KaneBooked at 45minsSubstituted forMortonat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4O'Brien
  • 7Stewart
  • 11Morton
  • 12Gold
  • 17Usai
  • 20Miller
  • 24Johnston
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
980

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home7
Away4
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home16
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Livingston 1, Cowdenbeath 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Livingston 1, Cowdenbeath 0.

  3. Booking

    Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).

  7. Post update

    Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Livingston. Daniel Mullen replaces Marc McNulty.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Darren Brownlie.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Andrew Barrowman (Livingston).

  11. Post update

    Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Nejc Mevlja (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

  15. Post update

    Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jason Talbot (Livingston) left footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Dean Brett.

  18. Post update

    Hand ball by Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Jordan Morton replaces Chris Kane.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Livingston. Andrew Barrowman replaces Michal Habai.