Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 0-4 Livingston

Livingston moved off bottom and into the relegation play-off place with a resounding victory over Raith Rovers in the Scottish Championship.

Mark Burchill's side took the lead when Callum Fordyce's looping header just crossed the line.

Fordyce then put Kevin Cuthbert under pressure and the goalkeeper's punch left Craig Sives with a simple tap-in.

Danny Mullen netted from a Fordyce header before Craig Barr's own goal completed the scoring.

Raith missed a late penalty, Darren Jamieson denying Lewis Vaughan after the substitute had been fouled by Declan Gallagher.

Though Livi move level on points with Alloa Athletic, the Wasps prop up the table due to an inferior goal difference.

Cowdenbeath, who face Alloa while Livingston host Queen of the South in next week's final round of league fixtures, are a point clear of the bottom two sides.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Thomson
  • 55Barr
  • 4WatsonBooked at 16mins
  • 23McKeown
  • 14Conroy
  • 6Fox
  • 12Callachan
  • 19McKayBooked at 54minsSubstituted forAndersonat 62'minutes
  • 10ElliotSubstituted forNadeat 11'minutes
  • 9StewartSubstituted forVaughanat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Hill
  • 7Anderson
  • 11Scott
  • 16Vaughan
  • 20McGurn
  • 27Nade
  • 31Matthews

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 5Fordyce
  • 14Gallagher
  • 2Sives
  • 3TalbotSubstituted forMcKennaat 73'minutes
  • 7JacobsBooked at 57minsSubstituted forWhiteat 57'minutes
  • 8O'Brien
  • 25Pittman
  • 6Jacobs
  • 11HippolyteSubstituted forGlenat 53'minutes
  • 20Mullen

Substitutes

  • 9Boulding
  • 12Walker
  • 17McKenna
  • 18White
  • 19Glen
  • 22Sekajja
  • 23Donaldson
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
1,766

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamLivingston
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home5
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 0, Livingston 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 0, Livingston 4.

Attempt missed. Kyle Jacobs (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Darren Jamieson.

Penalty saved! Lewis Vaughan (Raith Rovers) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Penalty Raith Rovers. Lewis Vaughan draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Declan Gallagher (Livingston) after a foul in the penalty area.

Foul by Craig Sives (Livingston).

Rory McKeown (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Liam Fox.

Attempt missed. Jordan White (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Kyle Jacobs (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Lewis Vaughan replaces Mark Stewart.

Attempt missed. Gary Glen (Livingston) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Kyle Jacobs.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Michael McKenna replaces Jason Talbot.

Foul by Daniel Mullen (Livingston).

Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Own Goal by Craig Barr, Raith Rovers. Raith Rovers 0, Livingston 4.

Foul by Paul Watson (Raith Rovers).

Jordan White (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Grant Anderson replaces Barrie McKay.

Attempt missed. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Jordan White (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Barr (Raith Rovers).

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

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Jordan White replaces Keaghan Jacobs.

Booking

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston).

Christian Nade (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 0, Livingston 3. Daniel Mullen (Livingston) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Callum Fordyce.

Booking

Barrie McKay (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Barrie McKay (Raith Rovers).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Gary Glen replaces Myles Hippolyte.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 0, Livingston 2. Craig Sives (Livingston) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Foul by Craig Barr (Raith Rovers).

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

Second Half

Second Half begins Raith Rovers 0, Livingston 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hearts35293394247090
2Hibernian35207867323567
3Rangers35199767373066
4Queen of Sth35179958401860
5Falkirk351411104845353
6Raith Rovers35126174063-2342
7Dumbarton3596203477-4333
8Cowdenbeath3574243183-5225
9Livingston3578204053-1324
10Alloa3559213156-2524
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