Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1.
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.
- 11CardleSubstituted forHopkirkat 75'minutes
- 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 72'minutes
- 10El BakhtaouiSubstituted forCrossanat 63'minutes
- 7CairneySubstituted forTurnerat 83'minutes
- 2RobertsonSubstituted forMcCloskeyat 65'minutes
- 10StirlingSubstituted forSchmidtat 65'minutes
- David Munro
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1.
Delay over. They are ready to continue.
Delay in match (Stranraer).
Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Foul by Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic).
Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).
Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Stranraer. Kyle Turner replaces Paul Cairney.
Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high following a corner.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Belford.
Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).
Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. David Hopkirk replaces Joe Cardle.
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.
Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Wallace replaces Michael Moffat.
Foul by Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic).
Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.