Scottish League One
DunfermlineDunfermline6StranraerStranraer1

Joe Cardle scored a hat-trick as League One leaders Dunfermline Athletic hammered mid-table Stranraer 6-1.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui fired the opener on 29 minutes, and Cardle netted just before half-time.

Mark McGuigan pulled a second-half goal back for Stranraer, but Brad McKay headed in before El Bakhtaoui and Cardle bagged their doubles.

Cardle completed his hat-trick with 18 minutes remaining from Ryan Wallace's pass.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Reid
  • 4McKay
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Talbot
  • 7Paton
  • 8Falkingham
  • 6Geggan
  • 11CardleSubstituted forHopkirkat 75'minutes
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 72'minutes
  • 10El BakhtaouiSubstituted forCrossanat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hopkirk
  • 14Byrne
  • 15Rooney
  • 16Wallace
  • 17McCabe
  • 18Crossan
  • 20Hutton

Stranraer

  • 1Belford
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 8Bell
  • 24Rumsby
  • 15Dick
  • 7CairneySubstituted forTurnerat 83'minutes
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forMcCloskeyat 65'minutes
  • 10StirlingSubstituted forSchmidtat 65'minutes
  • 33Gibson
  • 23Thomson
  • 20McGuigan

Substitutes

  • 11McCloskey
  • 12Kemp
  • 13Currie
  • 14Longworth
  • 16Turner
  • 21Schmidt
Referee:
David Munro
Attendance:
3,016

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1.

  3. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  4. Post update

    Delay in match (Stranraer).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic).

  7. Post update

    Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

  9. Post update

    Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Stranraer. Kyle Turner replaces Paul Cairney.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high following a corner.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Belford.

  13. Post update

    Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. David Hopkirk replaces Joe Cardle.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a fast break.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Wallace replaces Michael Moffat.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic).

  19. Post update

    Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.