Scottish Championship
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Greenock Morton 3-0 Dumbarton

Morton were 3-0 winner at home to Dumbarton

Morton managed to stave off relegation with a comfortable win over Dumbarton, bringing an end to a run of six successive defeats.

Rowan Vine met David Robertson's cross to head beyond keeper Jamie Ewings.

Morton doubled their advantage seven minutes before the interval when Barrie McKay's delivery was nodded into the bottom corner by Thomas O'Ware.

And Kenny Shiels' side wrapped up a fourth win of the season when McKay was ran 35 yards before slotting home.

Line-ups

Morton

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Gaston
  • 22O'WareBooked at 59mins
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 21Bachirou
  • 40Cole
  • 6Findlay
  • 25RobertsonSubstituted forMcKeeat 82'minutes
  • 2Taggart
  • 18Vine
  • 19McKaySubstituted forRussellat 82'minutes
  • 8ImrieSubstituted forKnightat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7McKee
  • 10Campbell
  • 17Smith
  • 23Caraux
  • 24Knight
  • 28Russell
  • 44McCormack

Dumbarton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 19Ewings
  • 2McGinn
  • 6TurnerSubstituted forMurrayat 19'minutes
  • 24Miller
  • 4Graham
  • 5McLaughlin
  • 15Kirkpatrick
  • 8AgnewSubstituted forPruntyat 59'minutes
  • 21Kane
  • 17NishSubstituted forFlemingat 59'minutesBooked at 74mins
  • 9MegginsonBooked at 56mins

Substitutes

  • 1Grindlay
  • 3Smith
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 11McDougall
  • 12Prunty
  • 14Fleming
  • 26Murray
Referee:
Alan Muir
Attendance:
826

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home17
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away19

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morton 3, Dumbarton 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morton 3, Dumbarton 0.

  3. Post update

    Thomas O'Ware (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Garry Fleming (Dumbarton).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark McLaughlin (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Mark Russell (Morton).

  7. Post update

    Paul McGinn (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Joe McKee (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Hugh Murray (Dumbarton).

  10. Post update

    Scott Taggart (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Paul McGinn (Dumbarton).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Craig Knight replaces Dougie Imrie.

  13. Post update

    Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).

  15. Post update

    Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

  16. Post update

    Andy Graham (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Mark Russell replaces Barrie McKay.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Joe McKee replaces David Robertson.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rowan Vine (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  20. Post update

    Fouad Bachirou (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hamilton31178653322159
2Dundee31185844232159
3Falkirk31158846291753
4Queen of Sth311461144331148
5Livingston31126134847142
6Dumbarton31126135356-342
7Raith Rovers31109124250-839
8Alloa31107142939-1037
9Cowdenbeath3196164361-1833
10Morton3147202658-3219
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