Scottish League One
CowdenbeathCowdenbeath1AlbionAlbion Rovers0

Cowdenbeath 1-0 Albion Rovers

Cowdenbeath were forced to work hard before beating Rovers to earn their first victory of the season.

Greig Spence scored his first goal for the club inside two minutes, rifling home from six yards.

That early goal gave way to a cagey affair with neither side able to establish any fluency.

The home side's Sam Orritt tested Ross Stewart in the Albion goal, and Paul Willis forced Michael Andrews into a stop at the other end.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Andrews
  • 2Brett
  • 4Armstrong
  • 5Scullion
  • 3Adamson
  • 7OrrittSubstituted forMilneat 64'minutes
  • 8MillerBooked at 36minsSubstituted forDonaldsonat 90+2'minutes
  • 6KaneBooked at 60mins
  • 11Spence
  • 9NishSubstituted forArmstrongat 74'minutes
  • 10BuchananBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 12Yaqub
  • 14Donaldson
  • 15Milne
  • 16Callaghan
  • 17Sneddon
  • 18Armstrong
  • 19Muirhead

Albion

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Stewart
  • 2ReidSubstituted forMcRobbieat 88'minutes
  • 5Dunlop
  • 6Dunlop
  • 3Turnbull
  • 7Mullin
  • 8FisherSubstituted forBarrowmanat 65'minutes
  • 4YoungBooked at 47mins
  • 11LoveBooked at 71mins
  • 9Gemmell
  • 10WillisSubstituted forFerryat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Talu
  • 14Davidson
  • 15Ferry
  • 16Barrowman
  • 17Lochhead
  • 18McRobbie
Referee:
Barry Cook
Attendance:
406

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamAlbion
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home4
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Albion Rovers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Albion Rovers 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Darren Young (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Brad Donaldson replaces Kyle Miller.

  5. Post update

    Foul by John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath).

  6. Post update

    Ally Love (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Michael Andrews.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Albion Rovers. Callum McRobbie replaces Alan Reid.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mark Ferry (Albion Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Dean Brett.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Albion Rovers. Mark Ferry replaces Paul Willis.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Albion Rovers. Conceded by Patrick Scullion.

  13. Post update

    Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Luke Armstrong replaces Colin Nish.

  16. Booking

    Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

  18. Post update

    Paul Willis (Albion Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Turnbull (Albion Rovers).