Scottish Championship
St MirrenSt Mirren1DumbartonDumbarton0

St Mirren 1-0 Dumbarton

Lawrence Shankland (right)
Lawrence Shankland (right) scored the only goal of the game for St Mirren

St Mirren kept their Championship play-off hopes alive with a hard-fought home win over Dumbarton.

Lawrence Shankland had a shot superbly blocked by Sons goalkeeper Mark Brown, then at the other end Frazer Wright's header was scooped off the line.

The second half was tight until David Clarkson squeezed a pass through to Shankland, who found the far corner.

Clarkson missed an achievable volley at the back post, but Alex Rae's men had done enough.

Line-ups

St Mirren

  • 12Langfield
  • 4Webster
  • 15Baird
  • 3Kelly
  • 28Irvine
  • 24ClarksonSubstituted forThompsonat 84'minutes
  • 27Quinn
  • 16AgnewSubstituted forGoodwinat 77'minutes
  • 37McAllister
  • 22GallagherSubstituted forStewartat 61'minutes
  • 25Shankland

Substitutes

  • 6Goodwin
  • 8Gow
  • 9Thompson
  • 11Howieson
  • 32Wilks
  • 33Stewart
  • 46Flanagan

Dumbarton

  • 1Brown
  • 5Buchanan
  • 14Barr
  • 22Wright
  • 2TaggartSubstituted forMcCallumat 69'minutes
  • 4Saunders
  • 17RoutledgeSubstituted forCawleyat 80'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 23Walsh
  • 3Docherty
  • 8GallagherBooked at 72mins
  • 10KirkpatrickSubstituted forHehat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Cawley
  • 15McCallum
  • 16Waters
  • 19Ewings
  • 20Hopkins
  • 24Heh
Referee:
John Beaton
Attendance:
2,792

Match Stats

Home TeamSt MirrenAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home12
Away4
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, St. Mirren 1, Dumbarton 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, St. Mirren 1, Dumbarton 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Kevin Cawley.

  4. Post update

    Corner, St. Mirren. Conceded by Mark Docherty.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Rocco Quinn (St. Mirren).

  6. Post update

    Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Andy Webster (St. Mirren).

  8. Post update

    Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Post update

    Jim Goodwin (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Gregor Buchanan (Dumbarton).

  11. Post update

    Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Andy Webster.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, St. Mirren. Steven Thompson replaces David Clarkson.

  13. Booking

    Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  14. Post update

    David Clarkson (St. Mirren) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Cawley (Dumbarton).

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. David Clarkson (St. Mirren) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Dumbarton. Kevin Cawley replaces Jon Routledge.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Dumbarton. Kler Heh replaces Jordan Kirkpatrick.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Jim Goodwin (St. Mirren).

  20. Post update

    Grant Gallagher (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers24193266174960
2Hibernian23164338172152
3Falkirk25148341202150
4Raith Rovers239592628-232
5Queen of Sth229492228-631
6Morton2477102327-428
7St Mirren2476112433-927
8Dumbarton2464141942-2322
9Livingston2545162438-1417
10Alloa2434171346-3313
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