Scottish Football League

Morton comfortably progressed to the Scottish Communities League Cup second round with an away victory over Alloa.

Paul Di Giacomo opened the scoring with a left-footed strike from a Fouad Bachirou corner after 28 minutes.

The visitors doubled their lead midway through the second half from another corner, this time Andrew Jackson steering goalwards from close range.

Peter Weatherson completed the victory in extra time, stepping up to bend a free-kick goalwards from 25 yards.

Lineup, Bookings (4) & Substitutions (6)

Alloa

  • 01 Bain
  • 02 Doyle
  • 03 Docherty
  • 05 Harding
  • 06 Innes (Caddis - 59' )
  • 04 Gordon
  • 07 Ro McCord Booked (Campbell - 76' )
  • 08 Ry McCord Booked
  • 11 Cawley
  • 09 One (Wright - 68' )
  • 10 Holmes Booked

Substitutes

  • 17 McDowall
  • 15 Caddis
  • 16 Forrest
  • 12 Campbell
  • 14 Wright

Morton

  • 01 Stewart
  • 02 Evans
  • 03 Forsyth Booked
  • 04 Smyth
  • 05 McCaffrey
  • 06 Tidser (McGeouch - 74' )
  • 07 Di Giacomo
  • 08 Bachirou
  • 11 O'Brian
  • 09 MacDonald (Campbell - 68' )
  • 10 Jackson (Weatherson - 78' )

Substitutes

  • 15 McGeouch
  • 16 Little
  • 12 Weatherson
  • 14 Campbell
Ref: Finnie
Att: 683

Match Stats

Shots

11 13

On target

1 6

Corners

9 9

Fouls

15 13

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +3:48 Full time

Full Time The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:00 +2:53

Peter Weatherson has an effort direct from the free kick, blocked by Mark Docherty.

90:00 +2:53 Booking

Booking Booking for Graeme Holmes for dissent.

90:00 +2:45

Ben Gordon concedes a free kick for a foul on Fouad Bachirou.

90:00 +1:37 Goal scored

Goal! - Peter Weatherson - Alloa 0 - 3 Morton Free kick scored by Peter Weatherson from outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Alloa 0-3 Morton.

90:00 +0:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Weatherson by Ryan Harding.

86:05

Craig Campbell produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

85:26

Shot from inside the area by Maxwell Wright clears the bar.

84:49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Di Giacomo on Graeme Holmes. Direct free kick taken by Graeme Holmes.

84:25

Corner taken left-footed by Mark Docherty from the right by-line, clearance made by Ross Forsyth.

83:45

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Docherty, Stuart McCaffrey manages to make a clearance.

82:52

Maxwell Wright has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

81:33

Unfair challenge on Ben Gordon by Archie Campbell results in a free kick. Scott Bain takes the direct free kick.

79:49

Free kick taken by Marc Smyth.

79:49 Booking

Booking Ryan McCord is given a yellow card.

79:45

Ryan McCord gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fouad Bachirou.

77:45 Substitution

Substitution Andrew Jackson leaves the field to be replaced by Peter Weatherson.

77:25

Effort from the edge of the box by Archie Campbell goes wide of the right-hand upright.

75:31

Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

75:31 Substitution

Substitution Craig Campbell comes on in place of Ross McCord.

75:31

The official flags Kevin Cawley offside.

73:55

Paul Di Giacomo has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

72:58 Substitution

Substitution Darren McGeouch on for Michael Tidser.

69:56

Foul by Ryan McCord on Michael Tidser, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ross Forsyth.

68:44

Free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

68:44 Booking

Booking Caution for Ross McCord.

68:41

The referee blows for offside.

67:58 Substitution

Substitution Archie Campbell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Peter MacDonald.

67:19 Substitution

Substitution Maxwell Wright comes on in place of Armand One.

66:27

Fouad Bachirou provided the assist for the goal.

66:27 Goal scored

Goal! - Andrew Jackson - Alloa 0 - 2 Morton Andrew Jackson finds the net with a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Alloa 0-2 Morton.

66:08

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Fouad Bachirou from the right by-line,

65:45

Peter MacDonald takes a shot. Save by Scott Bain.

64:54

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ross McCord, clearance by Stuart McCaffrey.

63:29

Free kick crossed left-footed by Mark Docherty, clearance made by Stuart McCaffrey.

63:29 Booking

Booking Ross Forsyth is cautioned.

63:18

Unfair challenge on Kevin Cawley by Ross Forsyth results in a free kick.

60:12

Michael Tidser fouled by James Doyle, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Forsyth takes the direct free kick.

58:57 Substitution

Substitution Peter Innes leaves the field to be replaced by Ryan Caddis.

56:32

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Michael Tidser from the left by-line, clearance by Ryan Harding.

55:33

The offside flag is raised against Armand One. Marc Smyth takes the indirect free kick.

54:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter MacDonald on Ryan Harding. Scott Bain takes the free kick.

53:20

Ryan McCord crosses the ball, Shot by Kevin Cawley from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

52:54

The ball is sent over by David O'Brien.

51:09

Fouad Bachirou takes the outswinging corner, Ryan Harding manages to make a clearance.

48:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Docherty by Fouad Bachirou. Free kick taken by Ryan McCord.

48:06

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Mark Docherty from the right by-line, save by Colin Stewart.

47:24

Corner taken by Mark Docherty, clearance by Grant Evans.

46:43

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ross McCord, Michael Tidser makes a clearance.

45:21

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross McCord, Armand One takes a shot. Blocked by Marc Smyth.

45:01

The game restarts for the second half.

45:00 +2:28 Half time

Half Time The ref blows to end the first period.

45:00 +2:17

A cross is delivered by Fouad Bachirou, clearance by Mark Docherty.

45:00 +1:23

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Fouad Bachirou played to the near post, Ryan Harding makes a clearance.

44:52

Foul by Ryan Harding on Andrew Jackson, free kick awarded. Fouad Bachirou shoots direct from the free kick.

43:24

Corner from the right by-line taken by Fouad Bachirou, clearance by Ben Gordon.

42:01

Marc Smyth challenges Graeme Holmes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross McCord crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Marc Smyth manages to make a clearance.

37:17

Corner taken by Ross McCord, Ross Forsyth manages to make a clearance.

36:29

David O'Brien concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Cawley. Free kick taken by Ryan McCord.

36:00

The assistant referee signals for offside against Ross McCord. Colin Stewart takes the free kick.

35:08

Ross McCord takes the inswinging corner, Ross Forsyth makes a clearance.

34:45

Handball by Grant Evans. Scott Bain takes the direct free kick.

34:07

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael Tidser.

31:41

Corner from the right by-line taken by Fouad Bachirou, Ross Forsyth produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

29:13

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart McCaffrey on Kevin Cawley. Ross McCord shoots direct from the free kick.

28:07

Fouad Bachirou provided the assist for the goal.

28:07 Goal scored

Goal! - Paul Di Giacomo - Alloa 0 - 1 Morton Paul Di Giacomo scores a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Alloa 0-1 Morton.

27:37

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Fouad Bachirou,

26:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Cawley on Paul Di Giacomo. Direct free kick taken by Paul Di Giacomo.

26:28

Andrew Jackson challenges Ryan Harding unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Harding takes the direct free kick.

26:00

The ball is sent over by Andrew Jackson, clearance made by Ryan Harding.

24:44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Innes on Andrew Jackson. Direct free kick taken by Stuart McCaffrey, The ball is crossed by Paul Di Giacomo.

24:20

Ross McCord takes a shot.

23:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fouad Bachirou by Graeme Holmes. Colin Stewart takes the direct free kick.

22:48

Mark Docherty fouled by Paul Di Giacomo, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Docherty.

21:43

Kevin Cawley fouled by Marc Smyth, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan McCord restarts play with the free kick.

20:33

Kevin Cawley produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

20:06

Michael Tidser takes a shot. Save by Scott Bain.

17:42

The offside flag is raised against Mark Docherty. Indirect free kick taken by Colin Stewart.

14:30

Unfair challenge on Michael Tidser by Ryan McCord results in a free kick. Michael Tidser crosses the ball in from the free kick.

14:08

Unfair challenge on Peter MacDonald by Peter Innes results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ross Forsyth.

13:41

Unfair challenge on Ross McCord by Paul Di Giacomo results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mark Docherty.

13:29

Andrew Jackson crosses the ball, save made by Scott Bain.

13:07

Fouad Bachirou takes a short corner.

12:28

Effort from deep inside the area by Andrew Jackson misses to the right of the target.

12:09

David O'Brien sends in a cross, Peter MacDonald takes a shot.

11:09

Armand One gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stuart McCaffrey. Free kick taken by Stuart McCaffrey.

10:41

Andrew Jackson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

9:43

A cross is delivered by Michael Tidser, clearance by Ryan Harding.

7:03

The ball is sent over by Armand One.

6:00

Unfair challenge on David O'Brien by Peter Innes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Marc Smyth.

5:00

Effort from just outside the area by Ben Gordon goes over the bar.

4:22

Stuart McCaffrey concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Cawley. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ross McCord from left channel, Ross Forsyth makes a clearance.

3:35

Ryan McCord delivers the ball.

2:04

Armand One concedes a free kick for a foul on Stuart McCaffrey. Stuart McCaffrey takes the direct free kick.

1:49

The ball is crossed by David O'Brien.

1:28

Fouad Bachirou fouled by Ryan McCord, the ref awards a free kick. Marc Smyth takes the direct free kick.

0:48

Shot from just outside the area by Kevin Cawley misses to the right of the target.

0:00

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

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