Match ends, Morton 1, Falkirk 1.
Morton hit back to earn a draw at home to Falkirk on their return to the Championship.
The visitors opened the scoring on 19 minutes when Paul Watson slid in to finish from an Aaron Muirhead flick.
Morton improved after the interval and Peter MacDonald nodded in the equaliser from a corner on the hour.
Bob McHugh went close for Falkirk before half time and strike partner John Baird spurned two late chances for last season's Scottish Cup runners-up.
- 3LamieBooked at 15mins
- 16BarrSubstituted forOrrat 90+2'minutes
- 10MacDonaldSubstituted forScullionat 88'minutes
- 7TaiwoSubstituted forAlstonat 39'minutes
- 11KerrSubstituted forSmithat 72'minutes
- Alan Muir
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Morton 1, Falkirk 1.
Attempt saved. Thomas Orr (Morton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Substitution, Morton. Thomas Orr replaces Bobby Barr.
Will Vaulks (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ross Forbes (Morton).
Attempt missed. Jon Scullion (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Attempt saved. David Smith (Falkirk) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.
Substitution, Morton. Jon Scullion replaces Peter MacDonald.
Foul by Robert McHugh (Falkirk).
(Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Will Vaulks (Falkirk).
Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. John Baird (Falkirk) right footed shot from very close range misses to the left.
David Smith (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Ricki Lamie (Morton).
Attempt missed. Denny Johnstone (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Peter MacDonald (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Paul Watson (Falkirk).
Attempt missed. Paul Watson (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.