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St Mirren 3-1 Alloa Athletic

Callum Gallagher scores for St Mirren against Alloa Athletic
Callum Gallagher headed St Mirren's second goal

St Mirren ended their long wait for a home Scottish Championship win and increased their advantage over bottom side Alloa Athletic to 10 points.

Alloa took the lead from the penalty spot with Isaac Layne converting following Keith Watson's handball.

Watson made amends by levelling with a left-foot shot and Callum Gallagher headed the Buddies ahead.

Stephen Mallan sealed the points for the hosts in injury time, netting at the end of a breakaway.

Line-ups

St Mirren

Formation 4-4-2

  • 12Langfield
  • 20WatsonBooked at 9mins
  • 15Baird
  • 4Webster
  • 3Kelly
  • 27Quinn
  • 14Mallan
  • 22Gallagher
  • 11HowiesonSubstituted forCooperat 45'minutes
  • 25ShanklandSubstituted forThompsonat 88'minutes
  • 24ClarksonSubstituted forIrvineat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7McMullan
  • 8Gow
  • 9Thompson
  • 16Agnew
  • 28Irvine
  • 29Cooper
  • 32Wilks

Alloa

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 41GallacherBooked at 40mins
  • 15Doyle
  • 12McKennaBooked at 13mins
  • 3HillBooked at 74minsSubstituted forMarrat 75'minutes
  • 5HamiltonBooked at 19minsSubstituted forFernsat 82'minutes
  • 8O'Brien
  • 14McManus
  • 7Duffy
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forCrawfordat 62'minutesBooked at 77mins
  • 23Megginson
  • 17Layne

Substitutes

  • 2McAusland
  • 6Marr
  • 11Ferns
  • 18Hetherington
  • 20Williams
  • 21Crawford
  • 27Crawford
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
2,589

Match Stats

Home TeamSt MirrenAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home15
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, St. Mirren 3, Alloa Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, St. Mirren 3, Alloa Athletic 1.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! St. Mirren 3, Alloa Athletic 1. Stephen Mallan (St. Mirren) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Rocco Quinn.

  5. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Robbie Crawford.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, St. Mirren. Steven Thompson replaces Lawrence Shankland because of an injury.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Rocco Quinn (St. Mirren).

  8. Post update

    Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jack Baird.

  10. Post update

    Burton O'Brien (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Calum Gallagher (St. Mirren).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, St. Mirren. Gary Irvine replaces David Clarkson.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Edward Ferns replaces Colin Hamilton.

  14. Post update

    Andy Webster (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Isaac Layne (Alloa Athletic).

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Duffy (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Rocco Quinn.

  18. Post update

    Alex Cooper (St. Mirren) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Robbie Crawford (Alloa Athletic).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Jason Marr replaces Dougie Hill.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers22182264164856
2Hibernian21153337172048
3Falkirk23137338182046
4Raith Rovers208482225-328
5Queen of Sth208482127-628
6Morton206681923-424
7Dumbarton2264121939-2022
8St Mirren2156102232-1021
9Livingston2344152436-1216
10Alloa2232171043-3311
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