Scottish Championship
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St Mirren 2-3 Falkirk

John Baird scores for Falkirk against St Mirren
John Baird's second goal of the match handed Falkirk victory

John Baird scored with the last kick of game as Falkirk fought back from two goals down to beat St Mirren in the Scottish Championship.

Scott Agnew scored direct from a corner to give the Buddies the lead and Stephen Mallan fired their second.

Luke Leahy headed one back for the Bairns in the second half before Baird converted a penalty following Agnew's foul on Tom Taiwo.

And Baird converted David Smith's pass to complete Falkirk's comeback.

Line-ups

St Mirren

  • 12Langfield
  • 20WatsonBooked at 57mins
  • 15Baird
  • 4Webster
  • 3Kelly
  • 6Goodwin
  • 7McMullanSubstituted forMcGrathat 24'minutes
  • 14Mallan
  • 16AgnewSubstituted forShanklandat 76'minutes
  • 22GallagherBooked at 86mins
  • 9ThompsonBooked at 63mins

Substitutes

  • 1Ridgers
  • 5Conlan
  • 11Howieson
  • 17Morgan
  • 19Cuddihy
  • 21McGrath
  • 25Shankland

Falkirk

  • 1Rogers
  • 6Vaulks
  • 44Watson
  • 14GrantBooked at 18mins
  • 3Leahy
  • 11KerrBooked at 44minsSubstituted forBlairat 63'minutes
  • 7Taiwo
  • 8AlstonSubstituted forMillerat 45'minutes
  • 10Sibbald
  • 9Baird
  • 17Smith

Substitutes

  • 4Muirhead
  • 5McCracken
  • 12Bowman
  • 18Miller
  • 19McHugh
  • 20Cooper
  • 22Blair
Referee:
John Beaton
Attendance:
3,412

Match Stats

Home TeamSt MirrenAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home6
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 3.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! St. Mirren 2, Falkirk 3. John Baird (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Smith.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lee Miller (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Jack Baird.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Will Vaulks (Falkirk) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Andy Webster (St. Mirren).

  8. Post update

    Lee Miller (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Andy Webster (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Tom Taiwo (Falkirk).

  11. Booking

    Calum Gallagher (St. Mirren) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Calum Gallagher (St. Mirren).

  13. Post update

    Tom Taiwo (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Sean Kelly (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by David Smith (Falkirk).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Jim Goodwin (St. Mirren).

  17. Post update

    David Smith (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jaison McGrath (St. Mirren).

  19. Post update

    Tom Taiwo (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Stephen Mallan (St. Mirren) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.