Scottish Challenge Cup
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Ayr United 3-1 Albion Rovers

Ayr United convincingly beat Scottish League One rivals Albion Rovers in the first round of the Challenge Cup.

Alan Trouten coolly converted from the penalty spot after Kyle Turnbull had fouled Ayr's Nicky Devlin.

Ian McCall's men doubled their lead when Devlin headed home following good work by Brian Gilmour.

Ross Caldwell headed in a third for the hosts to seal the win before Alistair Love netted a consolation for Rovers in stoppage time.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Devlin
  • 5McLauchlan
  • 6MurphySubstituted forNisbetat 73'minutes
  • 3Boyle
  • 8Crawford
  • 4Docherty
  • 11AdamsSubstituted forDonaldat 57'minutes
  • 7Gilmour
  • 10TroutenBooked at 14minsSubstituted forMcCrackenat 74'minutes
  • 9Caldwell

Substitutes

  • 12Donald
  • 14Nisbet
  • 15Muir
  • 16McCracken
  • 17McKenzie
  • 18Wardrope
  • 19Newman

Albion

  • 1Trialist
  • 2Reid
  • 5Dunlop
  • 6Dunlop
  • 3TurnbullBooked at 90mins
  • 7WillisSubstituted forLoveat 63'minutes
  • 4YoungBooked at 39mins
  • 8FisherBooked at 44mins
  • 10Mullin
  • 9BarrowmanSubstituted forGemmellat 63'minutes
  • 11McBrideSubstituted forFerryat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Gemmell
  • 14Ferry
  • 16Davidson
  • 17Murray
  • 18Love
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
1,003

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home16
Away10
Shots on Target
Home9
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away5
Fouls
Home6
Away5

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