Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 2-1 Greenock Morton

Raith Rovers stretched their unbeaten Scottish Championship run to nine games with victory over bottom club Morton.

Jason Thomson's pass set up Kevin Moon for Raith's opener and Liam Fox and Grant Anderson had further chances for the hosts.

However, Nacho Novo headed Morton level with his first goal for the club.

As the match entered injury time, Gordon Smith struck to give the Kirkcaldy side all three points at Stark's Park.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

  • 1McGurnSubstituted forLaidlawat 78'minutes
  • 2Thomson
  • 3Booth
  • 6Fox
  • 4Watson
  • 16EllisBooked at 74mins
  • 11Anderson
  • 8MoonSubstituted forCallachanat 64'minutes
  • 9SpenceSubstituted forSmithat 81'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10Elliot
  • 7Cardle

Substitutes

  • 12Callachan
  • 14Donaldson
  • 15Smith
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 19McCann
  • 21Vaughan
  • 22Watson

Morton

  • 23Caraux
  • 12Reid
  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 7McKee
  • 6McLaughlin
  • 4PeciarSubstituted forPageat 51'minutes
  • 16StirlingSubstituted forWallaceat 58'minutes
  • 21Bachirou
  • 18HabaiBooked at 30mins
  • 20Gómez NovoBooked at 48minsSubstituted forCampbellat 86'minutes
  • 8Imrie

Substitutes

  • 1Gaston
  • 5Page
  • 9Wallace
  • 10Campbell
  • 26Fulton
  • 29Verlaque
  • 48Cham
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
1,569

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away0
Fouls
Home15
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1.

Booking

Gordon Smith (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Morton 1. Gordon Smith (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Callum Booth.

Gordon Smith (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Fouad Bachirou (Morton).

Attempt missed. Tony Wallace (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Laurie Ellis (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michal Habai (Morton).

Foul by Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers).

Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Archie Campbell replaces Nacho Novo.

Attempt missed. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Paul Watson (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Mark McLaughlin.

Attempt blocked. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Gordon Smith replaces Greig Spence.

Attempt missed. Michal Habai (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers).

Mark McLaughlin (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

David McGurn (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jonathan Page (Morton).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ross Laidlaw replaces David McGurn because of an injury.

Booking

Laurie Ellis (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Laurie Ellis (Raith Rovers).

Attempt saved. Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Raith Rovers 1, Morton 1. Nacho Novo (Morton) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Dougie Imrie.

Craig Reid (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers).

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers).

Dougie Imrie (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Booth (Raith Rovers).

Nacho Novo (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ross Callachan replaces Kevin Moon because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Kevin Moon (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marc Fitzpatrick (Morton).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Hamilton117311124
2Dundee11623820
3Raith Rovers10541619
4Falkirk11434315
5Livingston10424-214
6Alloa11425-214
7Dumbarton11425-514
8Queen of Sth11335012
9Cowdenbeath11326-611
10Morton11137-136
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