Scottish League Cup - Second Round
FalkirkFalkirk0CowdenbeathCowdenbeath0
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

  1. Post update

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

  2. Penalties over

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

  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.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

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

  6. Goal!

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

  7. Goal!

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

  8. 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.

  9. Goal!

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

  10. Goal!

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

  11. Goal!

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

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

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

  15. Penalties in progress

    Penalty Shootout begins Falkirk 0, Cowdenbeath 0.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

  20. Post update

    Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Liam Rowan.