Scottish Championship
Falkirk1Morton0

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

  • 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

  • 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

Match ends, Falkirk 1, Morton 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Falkirk 1, Morton 0.

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

Foul by Michael Miller (Morton).

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.

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

Foul by Alex Samuel (Morton).

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Peter Grant.

Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Conor Pepper replaces Stefan McCluskey.

Foul by Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk).

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

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

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

Foul by Alex Samuel (Morton).

Foul by Lee Miller (Falkirk).

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

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

Foul by John Baird (Falkirk).

Ross Forbes (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Ross Forbes (Morton).

Booking

Alex Samuel (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Alex Samuel (Morton).

Foul by Peter Grant (Falkirk).

Alex Samuel (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Lee Miller (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Hand ball by Lee Kilday (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Alex Samuel replaces Bobby Barr.

Attempt missed. Ross Forbes (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Craig Sibbald (Falkirk).

Ricki Lamie (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Lee Miller replaces Blair Alston because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Ross Forbes (Morton) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Will Vaulks (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Will Vaulks (Falkirk).

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers1010003362730
2Raith Rovers107031310321
3Hibernian96121661019
4Falkirk9531129318
5Queen of Sth114251116-514
6St Mirren102441113-210
7Morton11245914-510
8Dumbarton103161016-610
9Alloa10127621-155
10Livingston10118818-104
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