Scottish League One
Dunfermline1East Fife2

Dunfermline Athletic 1-2 East Fife

East Fife came from behind to beat promotion hopefuls Dunfermline Athletic and move off the foot of the table.

Shaun Byrne found Jordan Moore in the centre of the penalty area and the Pars striker fired his right-footed strike into the bottom-left corner.

But Ross Brown equalised with nine minutes remaining from Scott Durie's cut-back.

And former Pars striker Liam Buchanan handed the Fifers all three points with a brilliant lob over Ryan Scully.

The late turnaround gave East Fife their first away win of the season.

It meant that Dunfermline slip behind Ayr United into fourth place in League One as East Fife move above Brechin City and Airdrieonians.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Millen
  • 3WhittleSubstituted forThomsonat 45'minutes
  • 8Husband
  • 4Young
  • 5Morris
  • 7Byrne
  • 6GegganBooked at 16mins
  • 11MooreSubstituted forThomsonat 59'minutes
  • 9WallaceSubstituted forFergusonat 73'minutes
  • 10Falkingham

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14Thomson
  • 15Martin
  • 16Smith
  • 17Ferguson
  • 18El-Bakhtaoui
  • 20Goodfellow

East Fife

  • 1Paterson
  • 2Dutot
  • 3Naysmith
  • 6HughesSubstituted forDurieat 72'minutes
  • 4ThomBooked at 64mins
  • 5Mbu
  • 7StewartSubstituted forTutaat 80'minutes
  • 8BrownBooked at 41mins
  • 19Buchanan
  • 10JohnstoneBooked at 8mins
  • 11McBrideSubstituted forClarkeat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Stewart
  • 14Durie
  • 15Tuta
  • 16Lennie
  • 17Clarke
  • 18Barr
  • 21Andrews
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
3,131

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 2.

Hand ball by Liam Buchanan (East Fife).

Attempt missed. Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 2. Liam Buchanan (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ross Brown.

Cedric Tuta (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Gary Naysmith.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 1. Ross Brown (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Scott Durie.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Cedric Tuta replaces Ryan Stewart.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Pat Clarke replaces Scott McBride.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Ferguson replaces Ryan Wallace.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Scott Durie replaces Stephen Hughes.

Robert Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott McBride (East Fife).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Gary Thom.

Attempt saved. Ryan Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Booking

Gary Thom (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Gary Thom (East Fife).

Robert Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ryan Stewart (East Fife) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Kerr Young.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Robert Thomson replaces Jordan Moore because of an injury.

Craig Johnstone (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic).

Liam Buchanan (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt missed. Kerr Young (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Gary Thom (East Fife).

Ryan Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Joe Mbu (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).

Ross Brown (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kerr Young (Dunfermline Athletic).

Second Half

Second Half begins Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Thomson replaces Alex Whittle because of an injury.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, East Fife 0.

Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Stephen Hughes (East Fife).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers99003327
2Stenhousemuir10523-517
3Ayr10442416
4Dunfermline9513316
5Stranraer10424-214
6Arbroath10406-612
7Forfar10316-110
8East Fife10316-1210
9Brechin10235-59
10Airdrieonians10226-98
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