Rory Loy's first-half penalty gave Falkirk all three points agaisnt 10-man Livingston in the Scottish Championship.

The Bairns started positively and were awarded a spot-kick when Coll Donaldson fouled Conor McGrandles.

Loy stepped up slotted the ball into the net from 12 yards.

Falkirk continued to dominate possession in the second half but were unable to add to their lead with one goal proving to be enough in the end.

Lineup, Bookings (5) & Substitutions (6)

Livingston

  • 01 Jamieson
  • 05 Fordyce
  • 03 Talbot
  • 08 O'Brien
  • 19 Donaldson Dismissed
  • 04 Mensing Booked
  • 07 Jacobs (Wilkie - 80' )
  • 10 Scougall
  • 27 Burchill (Mullen - 70' )
  • 09 McNulty
  • 06 Scott Booked (Denholm - 80' )

Substitutes

  • 02 Mampuya
  • 11 Denholm
  • 15 Docherty
  • 17 Walker
  • 18 Wilkie
  • 23 Twardzik
  • 48 Mullen

Falkirk

  • 01 McGovern
  • 02 Duffie
  • 03 Kingsley
  • 35 Millar
  • 06 Vaulks
  • 34 McCracken (Flynn - 46' )
  • 07 Fulton Booked (Durojaiye - 63' )
  • 11 McGrandles
  • 33 Loy Booked
  • 09 Roberts (Leahy - 71' )
  • 10 Sibbald

Substitutes

  • 04 Durojaiye
  • 05 Flynn
  • 08 Alston
  • 12 Bowman
  • 18 Small
  • 19 Leahy
  • 31 Shepherd
Ref: Kevin Graham
Att: 1,585

Match Stats

Shots

5 7

On target

2 3

Corners

10 5

Fouls

12 13

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Livingston 0, Falkirk 1.

90:00 +2:39 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Livingston 0, Falkirk 1.

90:00 +2:25

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

90:00 +2:15

Attempt blocked. Danny Denholm (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

90:00 +1:36

Attempt saved. Marc McNulty (Livingston) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

90:00 +0:40 Booking

Booking Rory Loy (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

90:00 +0:35

Burton O'Brien (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

90:00 +0:35

Foul by Rory Loy (Falkirk).

89:47

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Stephen Kingsley.

83:48

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

83:36

Simon Mensing (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

83:36

Foul by Luke Leahy (Falkirk).

82:27

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Kieran Duffie.

81:41

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

81:41

Foul by Jonathan Flynn (Falkirk).

81:06

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (Livingston).

81:06

Will Vaulks (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

79:15 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Livingston. Danny Denholm replaces Martin Scott.

79:07 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Livingston. Kyle Wilkie replaces Keaghan Jacobs.

77:47

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Stephen Kingsley.

77:22

Stefan Scougall (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

77:22

Foul by Will Vaulks (Falkirk).

75:24 Booking

Booking Martin Scott (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

75:11

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

75:11

Stephen Kingsley (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

74:48

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

74:48

Will Vaulks (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

70:13 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Falkirk. Luke Leahy replaces Philip Roberts.

69:25

Daniel Mullen (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

69:25

Foul by Jonathan Flynn (Falkirk).

69:04 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Livingston. Daniel Mullen replaces Mark Burchill.

66:00

Stefan Scougall (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.

65:58

Foul by Stephen Kingsley (Falkirk).

65:11

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

65:11

Kieran Duffie (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

63:47

Attempt missed. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

62:43 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Falkirk. Olumide Durojaiye replaces Jay Fulton.

61:28

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

61:28

Foul by Kieran Duffie (Falkirk).

59:31

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

58:34

Foul by Will Vaulks (Falkirk).

58:34

Mark Burchill (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57:00 Booking

Booking Jay Fulton (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

57:00

Stefan Scougall (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

56:47

Foul by Jay Fulton (Falkirk).

51:13

Foul by Jay Fulton (Falkirk).

51:13

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick on the right wing.

50:03

Foul by Craig Sibbald (Falkirk).

50:03

Martin Scott (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Falkirk. Jonathan Flynn replaces David McCracken because of an injury.

45:00

Second Half begins Livingston 0, Falkirk 1.

45:00 +0:21 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Livingston 0, Falkirk 1.

44:24

Attempt saved. Stefan Scougall (Livingston) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

43:59

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

39:34

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Michael McGovern.

38:13

Attempt saved. Mark Millar (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

37:41

Foul by Jason Talbot (Livingston).

37:41

Jay Fulton (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

35:45

Attempt missed. Mark Burchill (Livingston) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

33:22

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Callum Fordyce.

28:00

Foul by Simon Mensing (Livingston).

28:00

Rory Loy (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

25:55 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Livingston 0, Falkirk 1. Rory Loy (Falkirk) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

25:39 Booking

Booking Simon Mensing (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

24:59 Dismissal

Dismissal Coll Donaldson (Livingston) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

24:39

Penalty conceded by Coll Donaldson (Livingston) after a foul in the penalty area.

24:39

Penalty Falkirk. Conor McGrandles draws a foul in the penalty area.

22:45

Foul by Simon Mensing (Livingston).

22:45

David McCracken (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

21:35

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Martin Scott.

19:26

Attempt missed. Coll Donaldson (Livingston) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

19:06

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by Mark Millar.

18:12

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

18:12

Craig Sibbald (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

17:26

Mark Burchill (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

17:26

Foul by Stephen Kingsley (Falkirk).

14:04

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

14:04

Stephen Kingsley (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the right wing.

13:01

Attempt missed. Jay Fulton (Falkirk) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

12:28

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Coll Donaldson.

9:56

Stefan Scougall (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

9:56

Foul by Jay Fulton (Falkirk).

8:25

Corner, Livingston. Conceded by David McCracken.

7:02

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

7:02

Mark Millar (Falkirk) wins a free kick on the left wing.

4:57

Foul by Mark Burchill (Livingston).

4:57

Will Vaulks (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

3:57

Attempt missed. Rory Loy (Falkirk) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

2:14

Attempt missed. Will Vaulks (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

1:40

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Darren Jamieson.

1:29

Attempt saved. Mark Millar (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

0:15

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Coll Donaldson.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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