Scottish Championship
Hamilton0Alloa1

Hamilton 0-1 Alloa Athletic

Darryl Meggatt's first goal for Alloa helped inflict a narrow defeat on promotion-chasing Hamilton Academical.

Accies went into the game three points clear at the top of the Scottish Championship but were replaced by Dundee after a second straight defeat.

Louis Longridge went close for the hosts early and Alloa's Anthony Andreu fired over before the break.

Meggat headed home Ryan McCord's cross and the visitors' lead was preserved when Scott Bain saved from Andrew Ryan.

Line-ups

Hamilton

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 2Gordon
  • 24TenaBooked at 34mins
  • 22Andreu
  • 4DevlinBooked at 90mins
  • 5Canning
  • 18MacKinnonSubstituted forBrophyat 78'minutes
  • 6GillespieBooked at 45mins
  • 17LongridgeSubstituted forRyanat 59'minutes
  • 7Keatings
  • 11CrawfordSubstituted forDochertyat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9McShane
  • 15McMann
  • 19Currie
  • 20Brophy
  • 21Docherty
  • 32Ryan
  • 33Kilday

Alloa

  • 1Bain
  • 2Doyle
  • 3MeggatBooked at 82mins
  • 6Simmons
  • 4Gordon
  • 5Marr
  • 11Robertson
  • 7Young
  • 9Cawley
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forTiffoneyat 40'minutes
  • 8McCordSubstituted forFernsat 59'minutesBooked at 69mins

Substitutes

  • 12Kirk
  • 14Tiffoney
  • 15Ferns
  • 16Salmon
  • 17McManus
  • 18Creaney
  • 21McDowall
Referee:
Greg Aitken
Attendance:
860

Match Stats

Home TeamHamiltonAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home15
Away3
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home16
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Hamilton Academical 0, Alloa Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hamilton Academical 0, Alloa Athletic 1.

Booking

Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Michael Devlin (Hamilton Academical).

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jesus Garcia Tena.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Greg Docherty.

Attempt blocked. Jesus Garcia Tena (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Ziggy Gordon (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt blocked. Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Eamonn Brophy (Hamilton Academical).

Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andy Ryan (Hamilton Academical).

Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dangerous play by Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical).

(Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Eamonn Brophy (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic).

Foul by Andy Ryan (Hamilton Academical).

Daryll Meggat (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Andy Ryan (Hamilton Academical).

Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Andy Ryan (Hamilton Academical) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Greg Docherty replaces Ali Crawford.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamilton Academical. Eamonn Brophy replaces Darian MacKinnon.

Attempt blocked. Andy Ryan (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Michael Doyle.

Corner, Hamilton Academical. Conceded by Jonathan Tiffoney.

Foul by James Keatings (Hamilton Academical).

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

James Keatings (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt missed. Edward Ferns (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Willie Robertson (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Darian MacKinnon (Hamilton Academical) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Anthony Andreu (Hamilton Academical) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Darren Young (Alloa Athletic).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee159331430
2Hamilton159331030
3Falkirk157441225
4Raith Rovers15744325
5Alloa15735224
6Livingston15627-320
7Queen of Sth15537118
8Dumbarton15537-618
9Cowdenbeath153210-1511
10Morton152310-189
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