Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 3-0 Alloa Athletic

Three second-half strikes gave Raith Rovers victory over Alloa Athletic in the Scottish Championship.

Geoff Mitchell missed a good chance for the visitors inside 40 seconds before Raith's Ross Callachan pulled a decent opportunity wide.

James Craigen gave the hosts the lead, volleying a stunning 25-yard strike.

Craig Wighton headed Raith's second and Mark Stewart converted a Jason Thomson cut-back for the third in the final few minutes.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Thomson
  • 5Toshney
  • 14Davidson
  • 23McKeownSubstituted forCampbellat 89'minutes
  • 7AndersonSubstituted forMegginsonat 73'minutes
  • 4Callachan
  • 8McCord
  • 28Craigen
  • 9Stewart
  • 18WightonSubstituted forMackieat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Petrie
  • 11Megginson
  • 12Matthews
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 22Bates
  • 27Campbell
  • 29Mackie

Alloa

  • 21Crawford
  • 2McAusland
  • 6Marr
  • 3Hill
  • 5Hamilton
  • 14McManusSubstituted forHolmesat 66'minutes
  • 20WilliamsSubstituted forFernsat 66'minutes
  • 8O'Brien
  • 7Duffy
  • 23MitchellSubstituted forLayneat 66'minutes
  • 9Chopra

Substitutes

  • 1McNeil
  • 4Reintam
  • 10Holmes
  • 11Ferns
  • 12Kader
  • 17Layne
  • 18Hetherington
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
1,458

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home16
Away7
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home5
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Raith Rovers 3, Alloa Athletic 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 3, Alloa Athletic 0.

  3. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Sean Mackie replaces Craig Wighton.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Kieran Campbell replaces Rory McKeown.

  5. Post update

    Jason Thomson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Isaac Layne (Alloa Athletic).

  7. Goal!

    Goal! Raith Rovers 3, Alloa Athletic 0. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jason Thomson.

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

  10. Post update

    Lewis Toshney (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Dougie Hill (Alloa Athletic).

  12. Post update

    Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jason Thomson.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Isaac Layne (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Ryan McCord (Raith Rovers).

  15. Post update

    Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Craig Wighton (Raith Rovers).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Mitchel Megginson replaces Grant Anderson because of an injury.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Craigen (Raith Rovers) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Graeme Holmes replaces Connor McManus.