Cow'beath 2-2 Sten'muir (3-4pen)

Scottish Football League

Substitute goalkeeper Chris McCluskey was the hero for Stenhousemuir as they knocked Cowdenbeath out of the Scottish League Cup after a penalty shoot-out.

William Lyle's powerful header put Stenny into an early lead, but Mark Ramsay converted two Lewis Coult's crosses in reply.

Eric Paton slammed an equaliser and Cowden missed extra-time chances.

McCluskey saved from Colin Cameron in the shoot-out, Stewart Kean also missed, but Greg Stewart fired wide.

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (5)

Cowdenbeath

  • 01 Bejaoui
  • 03 Adamson
  • 05 Mbu
  • 11 Coult (McKenzie - 72' )
  • 02 Brett
  • 04 Cameron
  • 06 Winter
  • 07 Morton (Linton - 79' )
  • 08 Robertson
  • 09 Ramsay
  • 10 Stewart

Substitutes

  • 17 Flynn
  • 12 Armstrong
  • 16 Linton
  • 14 McKenzie
  • 15 Milne

Stenhousemuir

  • 01 Brown (McCluskey - 46' )
  • 02 Lyle
  • 04 Corrigan Booked
  • 05 McMillan
  • 10 Paton
  • 03 Dickson
  • 06 McHale (Thomson - 82' )
  • 07 Ferguson (Plenderleith - 90' )
  • 11 Murray
  • 08 Rodgers
  • 09 Kean

Substitutes

  • 17 McCluskey
  • 14 Thomson
  • 15 Plenderleith
  • 16 Quinn
  • 12 Hamilton
Ref: McKendrick
Att: 293

Match Stats

Shots

13 8

On target

7 4

Corners

8 7

Fouls

11 7

Live Text Commentary

124:52

Spot kick missed by Greg Stewart.

124:11

Penalty taken by Stewart Kean saved by Youssef Bejaoui.

123:53 Penalty

Penalty scored by Marc McKenzie. Cowdenbeath 4-4 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

123:17 Penalty

Penalty scored by Iain Thomson. Cowdenbeath 3-4 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

123:00 Penalty

Mark Ramsay scores a penalty. Cowdenbeath 3-3 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

122:24 Penalty

Andy Rodgers scores a penalty. Cowdenbeath 2-3 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

121:56 Penalty

Penalty scored by Jon Robertson. Cowdenbeath 2-2 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

121:40 Penalty

Stephen Murray scores a penalty. Cowdenbeath 1-2 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

120:38

Chris McCluskey saves a penalty.

120:05 Penalty

Penalty scored by Eric Paton. Cowdenbeath 0-1 Stenhousemuir on penalties.

120:01

The drama of the penalty shoot-out is about to begin.

120:00 +0:13

The match is going to penalties.

116:53

A cross is delivered by Dean Brett, Mark Ramsay takes a shot. Save by Chris McCluskey.

114:56

Kenneth Adamson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

114:27

Stewart Kean is caught offside. Craig Winter takes the free kick.

113:05

Corner taken right-footed by Eric Paton, Joseph Mbu makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Eric Paton to the near post, clearance by Greg Stewart.

109:41

Iain Thomson concedes a free kick for a foul on Colin Cameron. Kenneth Adamson takes the direct free kick.

109:03

Scott Linton takes a shot. Fantastic save by Chris McCluskey.

107:47

Marc McKenzie decides to take the corner short.

106:32

Unfair challenge on Kenneth Adamson by Stephen Murray results in a free kick. Colin Cameron takes the direct free kick.

105:06

Effort from outside the penalty area by Jon Robertson goes wide left of the goal.

105:01

The referee starts the second half of extra time.

102:31

Inswinging corner taken by Scott Linton, Martyn Corrigan makes a clearance.

100:43

Corner taken by Scott Linton played to the near post, clearance by Martyn Corrigan. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Linton, Chris McCluskey makes a save.

99:46

A cross is delivered by Greg Stewart, Close range shot by Mark Ramsay misses to the left of the target.

96:56

Foul by Craig Winter on Andy Rodgers, free kick awarded. Eric Paton shoots direct from the free kick, Dean Brett manages to make a clearance.

96:16

Mark Ramsay has an effort at goal from long range that goes wide left.

94:26

Jon Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on Grant Plenderleith. Direct free kick taken by Sean Dickson.

90:00 +3:29

Normal time is of over and the game goes into extra time.

90:00 +1:30 Substitution

Substitution Brown Ferguson leaves the field to be replaced by Grant Plenderleith.

90:00 +0:32

Corner taken by Mark Ramsay, Craig Winter challenges Sean Dickson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris McCluskey restarts play with the free kick.

88:18

Scott Linton is caught offside. Free kick taken by Ross McMillan.

87:14

Shot by Jon Robertson from outside the box goes over the net.

86:20

Iain Thomson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Ramsay.

83:15

The ball is crossed by Stephen Murray, Shot from deep inside the area by Ross McMillan goes over the bar.

82:36

Inswinging corner taken by Stephen Murray.

81:15

Free kick crossed by Stephen Murray, clearance by Dean Brett.

81:15 Substitution

Substitution Iain Thomson is brought on as a substitute for Paul McHale.

81:15

Colin Cameron takes a shot. Comfortable save by Chris McCluskey. Unfair challenge on Stephen Murray by Kenneth Adamson results in a free kick.

78:40 Substitution

Substitution Scott Linton is brought on as a substitute for Jordan Morton.

76:00

Unfair challenge on William Lyle by Jordan Morton results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Stephen Murray from right wing, clearance by Marc McKenzie. Stephen Murray takes a short corner.

74:11

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stewart Kean on Joseph Mbu. Joseph Mbu takes the direct free kick.

73:50

Jordan Morton challenges Brown Ferguson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris McCluskey takes the free kick.

71:39 Substitution

Substitution Marc McKenzie replaces Lewis Coult.

64:07

Corner taken right-footed by Eric Paton, Youssef Bejaoui makes a save.

57:42

Martyn Corrigan challenges Jon Robertson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Winter sends in a cross, Joseph Mbu takes a shot. Chris McCluskey makes a brilliant save. Corner taken by Mark Ramsay from the right by-line, Ross McMillan makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Ramsay.

56:13

The referee blows for offside. Chris McCluskey takes the free kick.

52:05

Assist on the goal came from Andy Rodgers.

52:05 Goal scored

Goal! - Eric Paton - Cowdenb'th 2 - 2 Stenh'muir A goal is scored by Eric Paton from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Cowdenbeath 2-2 Stenhousemuir.

45:01

The second half kicks off.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution Chris McCluskey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alistair Brown.

45:00 +0:06 Half time

Half Time The first half comes to an end.

44:17

Dean Brett concedes a free kick for a foul on Eric Paton. Free kick crossed by Eric Paton.

39:57

The assist for the goal came from Lewis Coult.

39:57 Goal scored

Goal! - Mark Ramsay - Cowdenb'th 2 - 1 Stenh'muir Mark Ramsay finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cowdenbeath 2-1 Stenhousemuir.

38:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Rodgers by Jon Robertson. Eric Paton shoots direct from the free kick.

31:21

Kenneth Adamson challenges Andy Rodgers unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is crossed by Stephen Murray, Effort from deep inside the area by Ross McMillan misses to the left of the target.

27:49

Assist by Lewis Coult.

27:49 Goal scored

Goal! - Mark Ramsay - Cowdenb'th 1 - 1 Stenh'muir Mark Ramsay scores a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Cowdenbeath 1-1 Stenhousemuir.

25:47

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Ramsay, save by Alistair Brown.

23:31

The offside flag is raised against Lewis Coult. Indirect free kick taken by Alistair Brown.

23:15

The referee blows for offside. Colin Cameron takes the free kick.

19:46

Jon Robertson shoots direct from the free kick.

19:46 Booking

Booking The referee shows Martyn Corrigan a yellow card.

19:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Ramsay by Martyn Corrigan.

18:29

Stephen Murray takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, save made by Youssef Bejaoui.

17:46

Unfair challenge on Jordan Morton by Sean Dickson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jon Robertson.

14:51

Unfair challenge on Brown Ferguson by Craig Winter results in a free kick. Strike comes in from Eric Paton from the free kick.

10:05

Effort from inside the area by Brown Ferguson misses to the left of the goal.

9:05

Unfair challenge on Eric Paton by Kenneth Adamson results in a free kick. Martyn Corrigan restarts play with the free kick.

8:03

Mark Ramsay takes a shot. Save made by Alistair Brown.

3:56

Assist on the goal came from Stephen Murray.

3:56 Goal scored

Goal! - William Lyle - Cowdenb'th 0 - 1 Stenh'muir William Lyle scores a headed goal from close in. Cowdenbeath 0-1 Stenhousemuir.

0:12

Eric Paton takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Colin Cameron makes a clearance.

0:00

The match gets underway.

120:38

Penalty taken by Colin Cameron saved by Chris McCluskey.

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