Scottish League One
Cowdenbeath1Stranraer2

Cowdenbeath 1-2 Stranraer

Craig Malcolm's last-minute penalty gave Stranraer victory over 10-man Cowdenbeath in their Scottish League One opener.

Ryan Thomson put the visitors ahead early on after collecting Jamie Longworth's pass and slotting home.

Dean Brett levelled with a free-kick midway through the second half.

But, after Chris Kane handled in the area, Malcolm converted and Cowden then had Declan Hughes sent off for violent conduct.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Andrews
  • 2Brett
  • 4ScullionBooked at 81mins
  • 5Donaldson
  • 3Yaqub
  • 7BuchananSubstituted forOrrittat 82'minutes
  • 6KaneBooked at 89mins
  • 8HughesBooked at 90mins
  • 11MilneSubstituted forJohnstonat 62'minutes
  • 9NishSubstituted forArmstrongat 86'minutes
  • 10Spence

Substitutes

  • 12Adamson
  • 14Miller
  • 15Callaghan
  • 16Orritt
  • 17Sneddon
  • 18Armstrong
  • 19Johnston

Stranraer

  • 1Brennan
  • 2Robertson
  • 24RumsbyBooked at 74mins
  • 3KeenanBooked at 61mins
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 20McGuigan
  • 8Bell
  • 23Thomson
  • 10StirlingSubstituted forMcCloskeyat 74'minutes
  • 14LongworthSubstituted forCairneyat 69'minutes
  • 9MalcolmBooked at 38mins

Substitutes

  • 6Aitken
  • 7Cairney
  • 11McCloskey
  • 13Currie
  • 18Trialist
  • 19Mair
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
380

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home7
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Stranraer 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Stranraer 2.

Dismissal

Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Foul by Sam Orritt (Cowdenbeath).

Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Stranraer 2. Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Sam Orritt.

Booking

Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty conceded by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Craig Pettigrew.

Foul by Sam Orritt (Cowdenbeath).

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Luke Armstrong replaces Colin Nish.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Sam McCloskey.

Attempt missed. Sam McCloskey (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Mo Yaqub.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Sam Orritt replaces Robbie Buchanan.

Booking

Patrick Scullion (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Patrick Scullion (Cowdenbeath).

Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Sam McCloskey.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

Colin Nish (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

Attempt missed. Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Mo Yaqub.

Attempt missed. Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Sam McCloskey replaces Andy Stirling.

Booking

Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

Foul by Colin Nish (Cowdenbeath).

Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Andy Stirling (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Paul Cairney replaces Jamie Longworth.

Attempt missed. Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Scott Robertson.

Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline11006153
2Albion11003033
3Stranraer11002113
4Forfar11001013
5Peterhead10102201
6Stenhousemuir10102201
7Cowdenbeath100112-10
8Airdrieonians100101-10
9Ayr100103-30
10Brechin100116-50
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