Scottish League Cup - Second Round
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Alloa Athletic 1-0 Inverness CT

Jason Marr scores
A scrappy Jason Marr goal gave Alloa their win

Jason Marr's first-half strike earned Alloa Athletic a place in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals as Premiership Inverness were knocked out.

Liam Polworth saw a powerful drive from the edge of the box tipped on to the bar by Alloa's Neil Parry before the League One side took the initiative.

Marr's close-range shot crept over the line following a corner.

The visitors' best chance to level fell to Iain Vigurs, his volley narrowly off target.

And so Alloa make it six wins out of six in all competitions and go into Wednesday night's draw for the last eight.

Richie Foran
Richie Foran watched his Inverness side lose their second match in succession

Despite having more of the ball, Richie Foran's side were denied clear-cut chances by Jack Ross' well-drilled Alloa.

The Wasps had already dispatched Inverness' Highland neighbours Ross County from the League Cup at the first-round group stage.

And they proved that was no one-off.

Marr notched the decisive strike as the half-hour approached, reacting quickly to get on the end of a corner and force the ball over the line.

Inverness, having been frustrated by Parry's save from Polworth's shot, battled hard to get back into the tie.

Vigurs twice went close, including his late volley wide, but Alloa's perseverance was rewarded with a place in the quarter-finals.

Line-ups

Alloa

  • 1Parry
  • 2Taggart
  • 4Graham
  • 5Marr
  • 3WatersBooked at 90mins
  • 10KirkpatrickSubstituted forHolmesat 76'minutes
  • 6Goodwin
  • 8Robertson
  • 11FlanniganBooked at 35mins
  • 7LongworthBooked at 44minsSubstituted forCawleyat 45'minutes
  • 9SpenceSubstituted forLayneat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Wilson
  • 14Hoggan
  • 15Hetherington
  • 16Holmes
  • 17Layne
  • 18Cawley
  • 21McDowall

Inverness CT

  • 25Fon Williams
  • 2Raven
  • 5Warren
  • 4McNaughton
  • 3Tremarco
  • 7PolworthSubstituted forDoran Coganat 74'minutes
  • 16Tansey
  • 15MulraneySubstituted forDraperat 45'minutes
  • 11Vigurs
  • 20King
  • 19BodenSubstituted forFisherat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Draper
  • 10Doran Cogan
  • 14Brown
  • 17Horner
  • 18Fisher
  • 21Sutherland
  • 31Mackay
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
613

Match Stats

Home TeamAlloaAway TeamInverness CT
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home4
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Alloa Athletic 1, Inverness CT 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Alloa Athletic 1, Inverness CT 0.

Booking

Calum Waters (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Calum Waters (Alloa Athletic).

Billy King (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by David Raven (Inverness CT).

Attempt missed. David Raven (Inverness CT) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Greg Tansey (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jon Robertson (Alloa Athletic).

Ross Draper (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by David Raven.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Isaac Layne replaces Greig Spence.

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

Foul by Billy King (Inverness CT).

Foul by Jim Goodwin (Alloa Athletic).

Aaron Doran (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Carl Tremarco.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Graeme Holmes replaces Jordan Kirkpatrick.

Andy Graham (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Warren (Inverness CT).

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Andy Graham.

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Jon Robertson.

Attempt blocked. Ross Draper (Inverness CT) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Aaron Doran replaces Liam Polworth.

Attempt saved. Carl Tremarco (Inverness CT) header from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Ross Draper.

Jordan Kirkpatrick (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Greg Tansey (Inverness CT).

Attempt missed. Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Neil Parry.

Attempt missed. Alex Fisher (Inverness CT) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Greig Spence (Alloa Athletic).

Ross Draper (Inverness CT) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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

Foul by Ross Draper (Inverness CT).

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Alex Fisher replaces Scott Boden.

Foul by Greig Spence (Alloa Athletic).

Gary Warren (Inverness CT) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Liam Polworth (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterhead42118628
2East Fife42115418
3Dundee4211155107
4Forfar4112411-75
5Dumbarton4022713-62

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Johnstone4310112910
2Falkirk42025416
3Stirling420267-16
4Brechin411258-35
5Elgin4103612-63

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Inverness CT43101531210
2Dundee Utd4220103710
3Dunfermline42027706
4Cowdenbeath4103411-73
5Arbroath4013113-121

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Alloa4400102812
2Raith Rovers42115418
3Ross County421111477
4Cove Rangers4103413-93
5Montrose400418-70

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Partick Thistle440092712
2Queen of Sth43016249
3Airdrieonians411257-25
4Queen's Park411257-24
5Stenhousemuir400429-70

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers44001001012
2Motherwell43019369
3Stranraer420258-36
4Annan Athletic410347-33
5East Stirlingshire4004111-100

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hamilton430110559
2Ayr43015239
3St Mirren43017529
4Livingston410367-13
5Edinburgh City4004211-90

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Morton431050511
2Kilmarnock42115507
3Clyde411245-15
4Albion403112-15
5Berwick402236-32
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