Scottish Championship
Dumbarton0Alloa2

Dumbarton 0-2 Alloa Athletic

Second-half strikes from Graeme Holmes and Edward Ferns gave Alloa their first victory of the Championship season.

Willie Gibson and Grant Gallagher missed early chances for the hosts before Alloa's Michael Chopra and Holmes failed to hit the target.

The Wasps took the lead as Dumbarton reacted slowly to a quickly-taken free-kick; Holmes finishing past Mark Brown.

Robbie Crawford and Grant Gallagher came close, but Ferns sealed the win in stoppage time.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 1Brown
  • 14BarrBooked at 86mins
  • 5Buchanan
  • 22Wright
  • 3Docherty
  • 21BrownSubstituted forCawleyat 68'minutes
  • 8Gallagher
  • 17Routledge
  • 9Fleming
  • 12CraigSubstituted forMcCallumat 78'minutes
  • 13Gibson

Substitutes

  • 2Taggart
  • 7Cawley
  • 10Kirkpatrick
  • 15McCallum
  • 16Waters
  • 19Ewings
  • 20Hopkins

Alloa

  • 21Crawford
  • 2McAusland
  • 3Hill
  • 6Marr
  • 5Hamilton
  • 8O'Brien
  • 20WilliamsSubstituted forHetheringtonat 77'minutes
  • 14McManus
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forPaunat 87'minutes
  • 27Crawford
  • 9ChopraSubstituted forFernsat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1McNeil
  • 4Reintam
  • 11Ferns
  • 13Paun
  • 17Layne
  • 18Hetherington
  • 24Hynd
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
715

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home11
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 0, Alloa Athletic 2.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 0, Alloa Athletic 2. Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) header from very close range is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Jason Marr.

Attempt missed. Mark Docherty (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Kyle McAusland.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Catalin Paun replaces Graeme Holmes.

Booking

Darren Barr (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Darren Barr (Dumbarton).

Steven Hetherington (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Jason Marr.

Attempt blocked. William Gibson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Burton O'Brien (Alloa Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Coll McCallum replaces Steven Craig.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Steven Hetherington replaces Mark Williams.

Foul by Darren Barr (Dumbarton).

Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Mark Williams.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Jason Marr.

Gregor Buchanan (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Alloa Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Kevin Cawley replaces Scott Brown.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Attempt missed. Robbie Crawford (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 0, Alloa Athletic 1. Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Connor McManus.

Foul by William Gibson (Dumbarton).

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

Attempt saved. Scott Brown (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

David Crawford (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Edward Ferns replaces Michael Chopra.

Foul by Frazer Wright (Dumbarton).

Michael Chopra (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Steven Craig (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Colin Hamilton (Alloa Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers55001931615
2Falkirk431063310
3Queen of Sth530278-19
4Morton52216428
5Hibernian42024316
6Raith Rovers520368-26
7Dumbarton520358-36
8St Mirren512256-15
9Alloa5104412-83
10Livingston5014411-71
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