Falkirk 2-2 Dunfermline

Dunfermline fought back from two goals down to draw at Falkirk and move to the top of the Scottish First Division table.

The home side led 2-0 with 11 minutes left after Lyle Taylor's brace but the Pars scored two in three minutes to earn a point.

Taylor opened the scoring after 30 minutes as he collected Kieran Duffie's long ball before firing past Paul Gallacher from 12 yards.

Ten minutes into the second half and Taylor doubled his side's tally with a close-range finish after good work by Sean Higgins down the right.

Dunfermline began their fightback in the 79th minute as Andrew Barrowman received Ryan Wallace's pass and slotted past Michael McGovern from just inside the six-yard box.

Ryan Thomson completed the comeback three minutes later as he met Wallace's corner with a firm header from close in.

Falkirk: McGovern, Neilson (Smith 90), Dods, Flynn, Kingsley, Duffie, Murdoch, Leahy (Haworth 87), Alston, Higgins (Weatherston 77), Taylor. Subs Not Used: Bowman, Dale Fulton.

Booked: Murdoch.

Goals: Taylor 30, 55.

Dunfermline: Gallacher, McMillan, Dowie, Morris, Jordan, Husband, Geggan, Wallace, Falkingham (Thomson 61), Cardle (Kirk 72), Barrowman. Subs Not Used: Hrivnak, Dargo, Potter.

Booked: Geggan, McMillan, Jordan, Morris.

Goals: Barrowman 79, Thomson 82.

Att: 4,691

Ref: Brian Colvin