Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 2.
Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 East Fife
A late goal from Nathan Austin gave East Fife victory over Dunfermline and boosted their survival hopes in Scottish League One.
The Pars took the lead when Lawrence Shankland finished from six yards out.
But the Fifers won a penalty following Alex Whittle's challenge on Liam Buchanan. Buchanan took the spot-kick and converted to level the scores.
And Austin's low strike settled the match and kept East Fife within three points of eighth-place Airdrieonians.
- 6GegganBooked at 64mins
- 8HusbandBooked at 90mins
- 10ForbesBooked at 49minsSubstituted forSpenceat 72'minutes
- 9ShanklandSubstituted forThomsonat 83'minutes
- 11WallaceSubstituted forSmithat 52'minutes
- 3JohnstoneBooked at 35mins
- 11HughesSubstituted forStewartat 89'minutes
- 7AustinBooked at 69mins
- 10SmithBooked at 88minsSubstituted forStewartat 90+3'minutes
- 19BuchananBooked at 65minsSubstituted forInkangoat 79'minutes
- Euan Anderson
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 2.
Stephen O'Neill (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Lewis Spence (Dunfermline Athletic).
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Steven Campbell.
Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Callum Morris.
Substitution, East Fife. Ryan Stewart replaces Kevin Smith.
Stephen Husband (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Stephen Husband (Dunfermline Athletic).
Scott Durie (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Delay in match Nathan Austin (East Fife) because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Lewis Spence (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Substitution, East Fife. Jonathan Stewart replaces Stephen Hughes.
Kevin Smith (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.
Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).
Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Kevin Rutkiewicz (East Fife).
Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Thomson replaces Lawrence Shankland.
Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 2. Nathan Austin (East Fife) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.