Morton 2-1 Livingston

Scottish Football League

Peter MacDonald's second-half penalty proved to be the winner as Morton triumphed at home against Livingston in the First Division.

Michael Tidser's 25-yard short put the home side ahead after nine minutes.

But Iain Russell levelled from the penalty spot after Paul Di Giacomo hauled down Jason Talbot.

Morton re-established the lead nine minutes later when MacDonald converted from 12 yards after Tidser had been fouled by David Sinclair.

Morton: Stewart, McCann (Weatherson 68), Forsyth, Evans, McCaffrey, Tidser,Di Giacomo, Bachirou, MacDonald, Jackson (Campbell 65), O'Brien (McGeouch 69). Subs Not Used: Deans, Little.

Sent Off: McCaffrey (87). Booked: McCann, McCaffrey.

Goals: Tidser 9, MacDonald 64 pen.

Livingston: McNeil, Brown, Talbot, Sinclair (Boulding 79), Craig Barr, Watson, Fox, Keaghan Jacobs, Deuchar, Russell, Bobby Barr (Kyle Jacobs 84). Subs Not Used: Jamieson, McNulty, Travis.

Booked: Watson.

Goals: Russell 55 pen.

Att: 2,025

Ref: Brian Winter