Scottish Cup - Third Round
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Scottish Cup: Elgin City 1-2 Raith Rovers

Raith Rovers secured safe passage into the Scottish Cup fourth round with victory at Elgin City.

The visitors dominated in the first half and took the lead from the penalty spot, Ryan McCord converting after Brian Cameron had fouled James Craigen.

Jon Daly was denied by City goalkeeper Stewart Black before Grant Anderson drilled in Raith's second.

Jordan Halsman latched on to Matthew Cooper's pass to register Elgin's late consolation.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Black
  • 2Cooper
  • 5Nicolson
  • 4McHardy
  • 3MacPhee
  • 7McLarenSubstituted forMcKenzieat 64'minutes
  • 8CameronBooked at 39mins
  • 6Reilly
  • 11MooreSubstituted forMcLeanat 64'minutes
  • 10EastonSubstituted forHalsmanat 87'minutes
  • 9Gunn

Substitutes

  • 12McKenzie
  • 14McLean
  • 15Halsman
  • 16Bruce
  • 21Storrier

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 22BatesBooked at 7mins
  • 14Davidson
  • 6Benedictus
  • 23McKeown
  • 7AndersonSubstituted forCallachanat 65'minutes
  • 8McCordSubstituted forMatthewsat 89'minutes
  • 30RobertsonBooked at 41mins
  • 28Craigen
  • 16Daly
  • 9Stewart

Substitutes

  • 3Petrie
  • 4Callachan
  • 12Matthews
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 25Ford
  • 27Campbell
  • 29Mackie
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
853

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Elgin City 1, Raith Rovers 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Elgin City 1, Raith Rovers 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Ceiran McLean (Elgin City).

  4. Post update

    Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Brian Cameron (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Elgin City 1, Raith Rovers 2. Jordan Halsman (Elgin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matthew Cooper.

  7. Post update

    Jordan Halsman (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Scott Robertson (Raith Rovers).

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ross Matthews replaces Ryan McCord.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Elgin City. Jordan Halsman replaces Dylan Easton.

  11. Post update

    Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Jon Daly.

  15. Post update

    Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  19. Post update

    Hand ball by Dylan Easton (Elgin City).

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan McCord (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.