Scottish Championship
Raith Rovers2Morton1

Raith Rovers 2-1 Greenock Morton

Raith came from behind to defeat bottom-club Morton and further ease their relegation concerns.

Rowan Vine put the visitors ahead with a powerful shot, but it could have been 1-1 when Gordon Smith missed from point-blank range.

Greig Spence equalised with the first of two second-half goals, firing home a penalty after Marc Fitzpatrick had brought down Grant Anderson.

His second arrived when he slotted into the bottom left-hand corner.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 20Robinson
  • 2Thomson
  • 3BoothBooked at 27mins
  • 8Moon
  • 4Watson
  • 5Hill
  • 11AndersonSubstituted forVaughanat 71'minutes
  • 6Fox
  • 29Baird
  • 15SmithSubstituted forSpenceat 52'minutes
  • 7Cardle

Substitutes

  • 9Spence
  • 14Donaldson
  • 16Ellis
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 19Mullen
  • 21Vaughan
  • 23Matthews

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 8ImrieBooked at 13minsSubstituted forFultonat 45'minutesBooked at 53mins
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 2Taggart
  • 40ColeBooked at 3mins
  • 6Findlay
  • 25Robertson
  • 11O'Brien
  • 10CampbellBooked at 66mins
  • 18Vine
  • 44McCormackSubstituted forO'Connorat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 15O'Connor
  • 22O'Ware
  • 23Caraux
  • 24Knight
  • 26Fulton
  • 28Russell
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
1,308

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away7
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1.

  3. Post update

    John Baird (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Darren Cole (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Marc Fitzpatrick.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Marc Fitzpatrick.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Garry O'Connor (Morton) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

  11. Post update

    Garry O'Connor (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Rowan Vine (Morton).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Garry O'Connor replaces Jamie McCormack.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Scott Taggart (Morton) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Lee Robinson.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Stuart Findlay (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Paul Watson.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1. Greig Spence (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by John Baird.

  20. Post update

    Hand ball by Lewis Vaughan (Raith Rovers).

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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