Scottish League Cup - Second Round
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Falkirk win 4-3 on penalties

Falkirk 0-0 Cowdenbeat (aet, 4-3 pens)

Falkirk reached the third round of the Scottish League Cup after beating Cowdenbeath in a penalty shoot-out.

Liam Dick and Olumide Durojaiye tested Cowden goalkeeper Thomas Flynn while Sean Higgins fired against the Falkirk crossbar during regulation time.

Rory Loy missed a penalty in extra-time after being fouled by Nat Wedderburn.

However, after Craig Johnston had his spot-kick saved in the shoot-out, Craig Sibbald converted to send Falkirk through to Wednesday's draw.

Dean Brett, Iain Campbell and Wedderburn had netted their penalties for Cowden but Higgins and Lewis Milne missed. Will Vaulks, Loy and Scott Shepherd netted penalties in the shoot-out for the Bairns with Rory Boulding and Liam Rowan unsuccessful from 12 yards.

Line-ups

Falkirk

  • 1MacDonald
  • 21Rowan
  • 15Dick
  • 7TaiwoBooked at 103mins
  • 14GrantBooked at 39mins
  • 6Vaulks
  • 8AlstonSubstituted forShepherdat 78'minutes
  • 4Durojaiye
  • 28Bia BiSubstituted forBouldingat 62'minutes
  • 10Sibbald
  • 20CooperSubstituted forLoyat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5McCracken
  • 12Bowman
  • 17Maybury
  • 19Leahy
  • 23Shepherd
  • 33Loy
  • 35Boulding

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Flynn
  • 14Brett
  • 2Campbell
  • 8Milne
  • 5ArmstrongSubstituted forBrownlieat 107'minutes
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 7Robertson
  • 20Miller
  • 19OyenugaSubstituted forKaneat 74'minutes
  • 10Higgins
  • 21Johnston

Substitutes

  • 4O'Brien
  • 12Kane
  • 15Jurisic
  • 17Thomson
  • 18Brownlie
  • 22Lynas
  • 24Callaghan
Referee:
Greg Aitken
Attendance:
1,128

Match Stats

Home TeamFalkirkAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home21
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away6
Fouls
Home17
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Falkirk 0(4), Cowdenbeath 0(3).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Falkirk 0(4), Cowdenbeath 0(3).

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(4), Cowdenbeath 0(3). Craig Sibbald (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty saved! Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Penalty missed! Still Falkirk 0(3), Cowdenbeath 0(3). Liam Rowan (Falkirk) hits the bar with a right footed shot.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(3), Cowdenbeath 0(3). Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(3), Cowdenbeath 0(2). Scott Shepherd (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(2), Cowdenbeath 0(2). Iain Campbell (Cowdenbeath) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(2), Cowdenbeath 0(1). Rory Loy (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(1), Cowdenbeath 0(1). Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 0(1), Cowdenbeath 0. Will Vaulks (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty saved! Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.

Penalty saved! Rory Boulding (Falkirk) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Penalty saved! Sean Higgins (Cowdenbeath) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Falkirk 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Falkirk 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

Attempt blocked. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Scott Shepherd (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Liam Rowan.

Attempt blocked. Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Rory Boulding (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Scott Shepherd (Falkirk) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Peter Grant (Falkirk).

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Iain Campbell.

Attempt missed. Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Darren Brownlie replaces John Armstrong.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Jamie MacDonald.

Attempt saved. Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Second Half Extra Time begins Falkirk 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

First Half Extra Time ends, Falkirk 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

Penalty missed! Bad penalty by Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot is too high. Rory Loy should be disappointed.

Penalty Falkirk. Rory Loy draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt missed. John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Booking

Tom Taiwo (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Tom Taiwo (Falkirk).

Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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