Livingston 1-1 Morton

Scottish Football League

Iain Russell's first-half penalty earned Livingston a Scottish First Division point against Morton.

The visitors went in front on 16 minutes when Fouad Bachirou centred for David O'Brien to finish.

Morton goalkeeper Matthew McGinley fouled Marc McNulty in the penalty area and Russell calmly stroked home the spot-kick 11 minutes before the break.

Livi came close to a winner in the 70th minute when Stefan Scougall's shot struck the post.

Livingston: McNeil, Ross (Kyle Jacobs 78), Craig Barr, Watson, Talbot, Sinclair (Keaghan Jacobs 64), Scougall, Fotheringham, Robert Barr, McNulty, Russell (Deuchar 71). Subs Not Used: Jamieson, Boulding.

Goals: Russell 34 pen.

Morton: McGinley, Graham, Smyth (Campbell 59), Evans, Forsyth, Di Giacomo, McCann, McGeouch, O'Brien, Weatherson (MacDonald 78), Bachirou. Subs Not Used: Stewart, Jackson, Little.

Booked: Evans, McGinley.

Goals: O'Brien 16.

Att: 1,740

Ref: Kevin Clancy