Scottish Championship
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Falkirk 1-0 Greenock Morton

Lee Miller's stoppage-time goal gave Falkirk victory over Scottish Championship rivals Greenock Morton.

Earlier, Will Vaulks saw his strike saved by Morton goalkeeper Derek Gaston.

At the other end, Ross Forbes' effort cannoned off the underside of the crossbar.

Bairns substitute Miller headed onto the roof of the net but then found the net, slotting past Gaston from Craig Sibbald's pass.

Line-ups

Falkirk

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Rogers
  • 3Leahy
  • 5McCracken
  • 14Grant
  • 4Muirhead
  • 7TaiwoSubstituted forBlairat 9'minutes
  • 11KerrSubstituted forSmithat 54'minutes
  • 6VaulksBooked at 63mins
  • 8AlstonSubstituted forMillerat 65'minutes
  • 10Sibbald
  • 9Baird

Substitutes

  • 17Smith
  • 18Miller
  • 19McHugh
  • 21Tokarczyk
  • 22Blair
  • 24Sinnamon
  • 44Watson

Morton

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Gaston
  • 2Kilday
  • 4O'WareBooked at 90mins
  • 3Lamie
  • 17Russell
  • 16BarrSubstituted forSamuelat 70'minutesBooked at 76mins
  • 6Miller
  • 8Forbes
  • 14Tidser
  • 11McCluskeySubstituted forPepperat 85'minutes
  • 9Johnstone

Substitutes

  • 7McKee
  • 12Scullion
  • 15Pepper
  • 18Samuel
  • 19Gasparotto
  • 22Sabajo
  • 30McGowan
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
3,946

Match Stats

Home TeamFalkirkAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home17
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Falkirk 1, Morton 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Falkirk 1, Morton 0.

  3. Post update

    Will Vaulks (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Michael Miller (Morton).

  5. Goal!

    Goal! Falkirk 1, Morton 0. Lee Miller (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Sibbald.

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Foul by Alex Samuel (Morton).

  8. Post update

    Corner, Morton. Conceded by Peter Grant.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

  10. Post update

    Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. David Smith (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Conor Pepper replaces Stefan McCluskey.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk).

  14. Post update

    Mark Russell (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. John Baird (Falkirk) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Alex Samuel (Morton).

  18. Post update

    Foul by Lee Miller (Falkirk).

  19. Post update

    Lee Kilday (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Russell (Morton) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.