Scottish League One
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Cowdenbeath 2-1 Forfar Athletic

Cowdenbeath picked up their first win in four League One games as they beat leaders Forfar at Central Park.

Gordon Smith gave Cowdenbeath the lead after Forfar's Christopher Templeman missed two early chances.

Gavin Swankie drawing them level with a neat finish inside the box.

Greig Spence sweetly struck the ball across goal to put Cowdenbeath back in front, but Lewis Allan nearly struck an equaliser for Athletic as goalkeeper Jamie Sneddon made a good save.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2Brett
  • 4Scullion
  • 5El-Zubaidi
  • 3Adamson
  • 7SmithBooked at 14mins
  • 8Murdoch
  • 6HughesSubstituted forKaneat 90'minutes
  • 11OrrittSubstituted forCallaghanat 66'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 10MillerSubstituted forBuchananat 73'minutes
  • 9Spence

Substitutes

  • 12Muirhead
  • 14Armstrong
  • 15Kane
  • 16Callaghan
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Armstrong
  • 19Buchanan

Forfar

  • 1Gallacher
  • 2Travis
  • 4Nicoll
  • 5O'BrienBooked at 81mins
  • 3Campbell
  • 6Black
  • 7FotheringhamSubstituted forSmithat 75'minutes
  • 8Hodge
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forHayat 75'minutes
  • 9TemplemanSubstituted forAllanat 75'minutes
  • 10SwankieBooked at 83mins

Substitutes

  • 12Allan
  • 14Smith
  • 15Dunlop
  • 16Hay
  • 17Yates
  • 18Clark
  • 21King
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
443

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home6
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home18
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cowdenbeath 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 2, Forfar Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kerr Hay (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Chris Kane (Cowdenbeath).

  5. Post update

    Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Dean Brett.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Chris Kane replaces Declan Hughes because of an injury.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  9. Post update

    Ali El-Zubaidi (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath).

  12. Post update

    Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lewis Allan (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  14. Booking

    Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

  17. Booking

    Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Andy Murdoch (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Thomas O'Brien (Forfar Athletic).

  20. Post update

    Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.