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Ayr United 0-1 Dunfermline Athletic

Faissal El Bakhtaoui was on target at Somerset Park
Faissal El Bakhtaoui twice hit the woodwork as well as scoring at Somerset Park

Faissal El Bakhtaoui scored his second goal in as many matches as Dunfermline climbed to the top of League One.

The Pars striker hit the post with an early shot before breaking the deadlock on 29 minutes with a fine strike into the top corner from 18 yards.

El Bakhtaoui was denied by the woodwork again after the interval, this time finding the crossbar.

And the visitors held on comfortably to consign Ayr United to their third straight defeat.

Line-ups

Ayr

Formation 4-5-1

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Devlin
  • 4Murphy
  • 5McLaughlin
  • 3McKinlay
  • 7ForrestSubstituted forShirkieat 70'minutes
  • 10McGovern
  • 8SlaneBooked at 25mins
  • 6GilmourBooked at 16minsSubstituted forCrawfordat 79'minutes
  • 11Donald
  • 9DonnellySubstituted forBeattieat 52'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Beattie
  • 14Crawford
  • 15Muir
  • 16Shirkie
  • 17McGill
  • 18McArthur
  • 19Newman

Dunfermline

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Scully
  • 2Williamson
  • 5BuchananBooked at 87mins
  • 6UrquhartSubstituted forUgwuat 56'minutes
  • 3Millen
  • 4Spence
  • 8Byrne
  • 7El-BakhtaouiBooked at 30mins
  • 10FalkinghamBooked at 82mins
  • 11StirlingSubstituted forWhittleat 52'minutes
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forGegganat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Ugwu
  • 14Forbes
  • 15Geggan
  • 16Whittle
  • 17Drummond
  • 18Chemin
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
1,457

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Ayr United 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Ayr United 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

  4. Post update

    Nicky Devlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Gozie Ugwu (Dunfermline Athletic).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Devlin (Ayr United).

  7. Post update

    Gozie Ugwu (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott McLaughlin.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Paul Slane (Ayr United).

  10. Post update

    Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

  12. Post update

    Jon Paul McGovern (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gozie Ugwu (Dunfermline Athletic).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Peter Murphy (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

  16. Booking

    Gregor Buchanan (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  17. Post update

    Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Gregor Buchanan (Dunfermline Athletic).

  19. Post update

    Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Gregor Buchanan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 10th October 2014

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline9612145919
2Forfar8521149517
3Ayr94141312113
4Brechin83321511412
5Morton84041412212
6Peterhead832388011
7Stranraer82421314-110
8Stenhousemuir82241013-38
9Stirling8134919-106
10Airdrieonians8125815-75
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