Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 3-2 Greenock Morton

Forfar Athletic survived a late comeback from Greenock Morton to record a home win.

Gavin Swankie swept the hosts ahead, but Declan McManus levelled for Morton.

Danny Denholm made it 2-1 to the Loons, then Forfar looked to have the game wrapped up when Swankie fired in with an expert finish.

However, Morton set up a nervy last few minutes when substitute Reece Hands pulled one back from close range, but the hosts held on.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Dunlop
  • 3Baxter
  • 6HusbandSubstituted forDaleat 75'minutes
  • 4Malcolm
  • 5Dods
  • 7KaderSubstituted forSmithat 83'minutes
  • 8Young
  • 10Swankie
  • 9Hilson
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forFotheringhamat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Malin
  • 14Dale
  • 15Fotheringham
  • 16Steeves
  • 17Keiller
  • 18Smith
  • 21Salmon

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 2Kilday
  • 3Lamie
  • 4MillerSubstituted forRussellat 68'minutes
  • 5Crighton
  • 6Milojevic Bjekovic
  • 7McKee
  • 8Pepper
  • 10O'WareSubstituted forHandsat 78'minutes
  • 9McManusBooked at 25mins
  • 11McCluskeySubstituted forMcNeilat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McNeil
  • 14Allan
  • 15Scullion
  • 16Hands
  • 17Russell
  • 20Caraux
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
704

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Morton 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Morton 2.

  3. Post update

    Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by David McNeil (Morton).

  5. Post update

    Foul by James Dale (Forfar Athletic).

  6. Post update

    Reece Hands (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mark Russell (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Ricki Lamie.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Forfar Athletic 3, Morton 2. Reece Hands (Morton) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Craig Smith replaces Omar Kader.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martyn Fotheringham replaces Danny Denholm.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. David McNeil replaces Stefan McCluskey.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Darren Dods.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Reece Hands replaces Thomas O'Ware.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Stuart Malcolm (Forfar Athletic).

  17. Post update

    Stefan McCluskey (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    James Dale (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Joe McKee (Morton).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Forfar Athletic. James Dale replaces Stephen Husband.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr431072510
2Dunfermline42115327
3Forfar42116517
4Morton42028536
5Brechin41304316
6Peterhead41215415
7Stirling412178-15
8Stenhousemuir411267-14
9Stranraer402249-52
10Airdrieonians401306-61
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