Scottish Championship
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Dumbarton 5-1 Cowdenbeath

Dumbarton swept aside Cowdenbeath with four second-half goals to keep alive their play-off hopes.

Rory McKeown hit the post for the visitors in the fifth minute, before Mitch Megginson put the hosts ahead.

Michael Miller doubled their advantage but John Armstrong's low finish got the visitors back in it.

Jordan Kirkpatrick's free-kick restored their two-goal lead before Garry Fleming and Christopher Kane put the game to bed with neat finishes.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 1Grindlay
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 9MegginsonSubstituted forMcDougallat 81'minutes
  • 24Miller
  • 4Graham
  • 2McGinn
  • 6Turner
  • 15Kirkpatrick
  • 21KaneBooked at 57mins
  • 17NishSubstituted forFlemingat 79'minutes
  • 8AgnewSubstituted forMurrayat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 11McDougall
  • 12Prunty
  • 14Fleming
  • 18Thomson
  • 19Ewings
  • 26Murray

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Flynn
  • 14Brett
  • 2McKeown
  • 23Brownlie
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 5Armstrong
  • 8StevensonSubstituted forMillerat 80'minutes
  • 16Fowler
  • 9Stewart
  • 18MilneBooked at 35mins
  • 22RobertsonSubstituted forStewartat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Adamson
  • 4O'Brien
  • 7Stewart
  • 12Gold
  • 17Usai
  • 20Miller
  • 26Kane
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
687

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home21
Away15
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dumbarton 5, Cowdenbeath 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dumbarton 5, Cowdenbeath 1.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Dumbarton 5, Cowdenbeath 1. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Christopher Kane (Dumbarton).

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).

  7. Post update

    Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Steven McDougall (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Paul McGinn.

  12. Post update

    Hand ball by Garry Fleming (Dumbarton).

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Steven McDougall (Dumbarton).

  17. Post update

    James Fowler (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Mitchel Megginson.

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Dumbarton 4, Cowdenbeath 1. Garry Fleming (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dundee27164742222052
2Hamilton28157645261952
3Falkirk28138743261747
4Queen of Sth28126103931842
5Dumbarton27116105149239
6Livingston28106124143-236
7Raith Rovers2798103743-635
8Alloa2897122636-1034
9Cowdenbeath2885153858-2029
10Morton2737172048-2816
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