Scottish Championship
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Livingston 2-1 Falkirk

Danny Mullen scored twice as Scottish Championship bottom side Livingston moved to within three points of Alloa Athletic by beating Falkirk.

Mullen volleyed Livi ahead from Keaghan Jacobs' cross.

Promotion play-off hopefuls Falkirk levelled from the penalty spot, John Baird converting after Callum Fordyce had fouled Craig Sibbald.

Baird fired against the frame of the goal before Mullen headed what proved to be the winner.

Line-ups

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 5FordyceBooked at 43mins
  • 4ColeBooked at 68mins
  • 14GallagherBooked at 87mins
  • 3TalbotBooked at 83mins
  • 7Jacobs
  • 8O'Brien
  • 25PittmanBooked at 66minsSubstituted forDonaldsonat 90'minutes
  • 6JacobsBooked at 32mins
  • 20MullenSubstituted forWhiteat 77'minutes
  • 11HippolyteBooked at 83minsSubstituted forGlenat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Boulding
  • 12Walker
  • 16Beaumont
  • 18White
  • 19Glen
  • 22Sekajja
  • 23Donaldson

Falkirk

  • 1MacDonald
  • 3Muirhead
  • 5McCracken
  • 14Grant
  • 19Leahy
  • 8Alston
  • 11KerrSubstituted forMorganat 67'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 6VaulksBooked at 33mins
  • 10Sibbald
  • 20CooperSubstituted forSmithat 64'minutes
  • 35Baird

Substitutes

  • 7Taiwo
  • 9Smith
  • 15Dick
  • 22Blair
  • 30O'Hara
  • 36Morgan
  • 39Morrison
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
1,047

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home5
Away5
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home1
Away2
Fouls
Home17
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Livingston 2, Falkirk 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livingston 2, Falkirk 1.

Declan Gallagher (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David McCracken (Falkirk).

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Brad Donaldson replaces Scott Pittman.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Peter Grant.

Booking

Declan Gallagher (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Taylor Morgan (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Scott Pittman (Livingston).

Will Vaulks (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Gary Glen replaces Myles Hippolyte.

Booking

Myles Hippolyte (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jason Talbot (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Livingston).

Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Myles Hippolyte (Livingston).

David McCracken (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Jordan White replaces Daniel Mullen.

Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).

Luke Leahy (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).

John Baird (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David McCracken (Falkirk).

Booking

Darren Cole (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Taylor Morgan replaces Mark Kerr.

Scott Pittman (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Kerr (Falkirk).

Booking

Scott Pittman (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).

Luke Leahy (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. David Smith replaces Alex Cooper.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Jason Talbot.

Foul by Burton O'Brien (Livingston).

Mark Kerr (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Livingston 2, Falkirk 1. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Declan Gallagher.

Foul by Kyle Jacobs (Livingston).

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

John Baird (Falkirk) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Second Half

Second Half begins Livingston 1, Falkirk 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts32273290207084
2Hibernian32177858302858
3Rangers30177657302758
4Falkirk33141094642452
5Queen of Sth31148950371350
6Raith Rovers32126143953-1442
7Dumbarton3296173269-3733
8Cowdenbeath3374222979-5025
9Alloa3248202550-2520
10Livingston3157193248-1617
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