Scottish Championship
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Hibernian 0-1 Falkirk

Blair Alston and Jordon Forster
Falkirk claimed their first win of the season to move above Hibs in the table

Rory Loy's fourth goal this term gave Falkirk their first Championship win of the season as Hibernian were consigned to successive defeats.

Loy showed great composure to back-heel the opener in the first half.

An unmarked Paul Heffernan missed a glorious chance to level for Hibs, the striker heading wide from close range.

Bairns goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald twice denied Farid El Alagui, who also fired into the side netting on a frustrating day for the hosts.

Line-ups

Hibernian

  • 1Oxley
  • 2Gray
  • 22Booth
  • 20AllanSubstituted forHandlingat 89'minutes
  • 6Forster
  • 5Nelson
  • 7HarrisSubstituted forStantonat 80'minutes
  • 10Craig
  • 14HeffernanSubstituted forCummingsat 64'minutes
  • 9El Alagui
  • 30Kennedy

Substitutes

  • 11Stanton
  • 17Tudur-Jones
  • 19Handling
  • 27Allan
  • 31Perntreou
  • 33Crane
  • 35Cummings

Falkirk

  • 1MacDonald
  • 17Maybury
  • 15Dick
  • 7TaiwoSubstituted forCooperat 76'minutes
  • 5McCracken
  • 6Vaulks
  • 4Durojaiye
  • 8AlstonSubstituted forLeahyat 83'minutes
  • 33LoySubstituted forBouldingat 90+1'minutes
  • 10Sibbald
  • 11McGrandles

Substitutes

  • 12Bowman
  • 14Grant
  • 19Leahy
  • 20Cooper
  • 21Rowan
  • 23Shepherd
  • 35Boulding
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
9,153

Match Stats

Home TeamHibernianAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home18
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Hibernian 0, Falkirk 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hibernian 0, Falkirk 1.

Attempt missed. Jason Cummings (Hibernian) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Rory Boulding replaces Rory Loy.

Attempt blocked. Liam Craig (Hibernian) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Hibernian. Daniel Handling replaces Scott Allan.

Samuel Stanton (Hibernian) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

Attempt saved. Farid El Alagui (Hibernian) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Matthew Kennedy (Hibernian) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Rory Loy (Falkirk).

Foul by David Gray (Hibernian).

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Gray (Hibernian).

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Callum Booth (Hibernian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Cooper (Falkirk).

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Luke Leahy replaces Blair Alston.

Foul by Scott Allan (Hibernian).

Alex Cooper (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Callum Booth (Hibernian) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Blair Alston (Falkirk).

Attempt missed. Matthew Kennedy (Hibernian) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Hibernian. Samuel Stanton replaces Alex Harris.

Scott Allan (Hibernian) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Olumide Durojaiye (Falkirk).

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Alex Cooper replaces Tom Taiwo.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Michael Nelson.

Hand ball by Tom Taiwo (Falkirk).

Attempt missed. Scott Allan (Hibernian) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Jason Cummings (Hibernian) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Michael Nelson (Hibernian) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Hibernian. Conceded by Tom Taiwo.

Attempt missed. Jason Cummings (Hibernian) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.

Jason Cummings (Hibernian) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Taiwo (Falkirk).

Substitution

Substitution, Hibernian. Jason Cummings replaces Paul Heffernan.

Attempt missed. Blair Alston (Falkirk) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Michael Nelson (Hibernian).

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts33008269
2Queen of Sth32107167
3Rangers32017346
4Raith Rovers320145-16
5Livingston31114404
6Falkirk311134-14
7Alloa31023303
8Hibernian310234-13
9Cowdenbeath301237-41
10Dumbarton3003211-90
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