Scottish League One
CowdenbeathCowdenbeath4AyrAyr United2

Cowdenbeath 4-2 Ayr United

Greig Spence grabbed his 11th and 12th goals of the season as Cowdenbeath came out winners over title-chasing Ayr United at Central Park.

In a frantic first half, Ross Caldwell blasted the visitors ahead but Cowdenbeath responded immediately through Dean Brett.

Spence gave Cowdenbeath before Gordon Smith added a third, but Ayr's Jordan Preston pegged a goal back.

Spence headed in his second of the game to put the game out of the reach.

The win sees Cowdenbeath climb up to sixth, four points off a Ladbrokes League One play-off place.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2Donaldson
  • 3Kerr
  • 4Scullion
  • 5Adamson
  • 6Brett
  • 7Hughes
  • 8Murdoch
  • 9Callaghan
  • 10SmithSubstituted forJohnstonat 90+1'minutes
  • 11Spence

Substitutes

  • 12El-Zubaidi
  • 14Yaqub
  • 15Kane
  • 16Milne
  • 17Trialist
  • 18Johnston
  • 19Armstrong

Ayr

  • 1Fleming
  • 2DevlinBooked at 81mins
  • 4GrahamBooked at 51minsSubstituted forMcCrackenat 56'minutes
  • 5McLauchlanBooked at 80mins
  • 3Donald
  • 8Crawford
  • 6Stevenson
  • 7Murphy
  • 11ForrestSubstituted forMuirat 69'minutes
  • 10TroutenSubstituted forPrestonat 45'minutes
  • 9Caldwell

Substitutes

  • 12Preston
  • 14Muir
  • 15McKenzie
  • 16McCracken
  • 19Newman
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
640

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cowdenbeath 4, Ayr United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 4, Ayr United 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Fraser Kerr.

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Craig Johnston replaces Gordon Smith.

  5. Post update

    Hand ball by Jordan Preston (Ayr United).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Fraser Kerr.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Andrew Muir.

  8. Booking

    Nicky Devlin (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Devlin (Ayr United).

  11. Booking

    Gerry McLauchlan (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Post update

    Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Ayr United).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan Stevenson (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath).

  16. Post update

    Jordan Preston (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Kenny Adamson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Preston (Ayr United).

  19. Post update

    Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Ross Caldwell.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Peter Murphy.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dunfermline19134250133743
2Ayr19114437251237
3Peterhead1978439231629
4Albion178451918128
5Stenhousemuir197482840-1225
6Cowdenbeath187382839-1124
7Airdrieonians1972102330-723
8Forfar194692633-718
9Stranraer1852111731-1417
10Brechin1943121934-1515
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