Scottish League One
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Arbroath 1-2 Dunfermline Athletic

Arbroath remain bottom of the League One table going into the final weekend of the season after defeat at home by second-top Dunfermline Athletic.

Andrew Geggan struck 11 minutes from time to prevent Arbroath moving above East Fife into ninth in the table.

Ryan Thomson sent the Pars into a 14th-minute lead, following up after Scott Morrison failed to hold Stephen Husband's shot.

Michael Travis forced the ball home from a corner after 56 minutes.

It was a deserved equaliser for the Red Lichties, for whom Robert Linn had fired narrowly wide earlier.

However, with the game approaching the final 10 minutes, Geggan popped up to slot in from close range and secure a first win in four outings for the visitors.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Morrison
  • 2TravisBooked at 84mins
  • 3Hamilton
  • 4NicollBooked at 90mins
  • 5McGeever
  • 6KeddieBooked at 35mins
  • 7Linn
  • 10CookSubstituted forBanjoat 79'minutes
  • 9DeucharSubstituted forMcintoshat 73'minutes
  • 8McManus
  • 11SheerinBooked at 38minsSubstituted forChisholmat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Banjo
  • 14Chisholm
  • 15Little
  • 16Yao
  • 17Mcintosh
  • 18Scott
  • 21Wood

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Millen
  • 3Grainger
  • 10FalkinghamBooked at 90mins
  • 4Page
  • 5Morris
  • 7ForbesBooked at 40minsSubstituted forSpenceat 68'minutes
  • 6Geggan
  • 8HusbandSubstituted forByrneat 69'minutes
  • 9El-BakhtaouiSubstituted forWallaceat 78'minutes
  • 11Thomson

Substitutes

  • 12Byrne
  • 14Wallace
  • 15Martin
  • 16Smith
  • 17Spence
  • 18Williamson
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
1,079

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away5
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Arbroath 1, Dunfermline Athletic 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Arbroath 1, Dunfermline Athletic 2.

  3. Booking

    Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Booking

    Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

  6. Post update

    Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan McGeever (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Jonathan Page.

  9. Post update

    Michael Travis (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

  11. Post update

    Paul McManus (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Ross Chisholm (Arbroath).

  14. Post update

    Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

  16. Post update

    Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Booking

    Michael Travis (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Michael Travis (Arbroath).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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