Scottish Championship
Cowdenbeath1Raith Rovers0

Cowdenbeath 1-0 Raith Rovers

Kane Hemmings scored the only goal as strugglers Cowdenbeath recorded a win over Raith at Central Park.

The visitors dominated for large periods of the first half but they were unable to find a way past Cowden goalkeeper Thomas Flynn.

The hosts took the lead in the 70th minute when Hemmings headed his 19th goal of the season from close range.

Cowdenbeath pushed for a second in the closing stages of the match but it never came.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Flynn
  • 14Brett
  • 3Adamson
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 23BrownlieBooked at 45mins
  • 5Armstrong
  • 22Robertson
  • 16Fowler
  • 21Hemmings
  • 9StewartBooked at 90mins
  • 18Milne

Substitutes

  • 4O'Brien
  • 11Morton
  • 12Gold
  • 17Usai
  • 20Miller
  • 26Kane
  • 27Anthony

Raith Rovers

  • 17Laidlaw
  • 14Donaldson
  • 3Booth
  • 6FoxSubstituted forAndersonat 71'minutes
  • 2Thomson
  • 5HillBooked at 69mins
  • 12Callachan
  • 8Moon
  • 29BairdBooked at 64minsSubstituted forSpenceat 76'minutes
  • 10ElliotSubstituted forSmithat 82'minutes
  • 7Cardle

Substitutes

  • 9Spence
  • 11Anderson
  • 15Smith
  • 16Ellis
  • 19Mullen
  • 21Vaughan
  • 27Roberts
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
961

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home8
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Raith Rovers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 1, Raith Rovers 0.

Booking

Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Gordon Smith (Raith Rovers).

Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Attempt blocked. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Gordon Smith replaces Calum Elliot.

Foul by Kevin Moon (Raith Rovers).

Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Greig Spence replaces John Baird.

Foul by Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers).

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Grant Anderson replaces Liam Fox.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 1, Raith Rovers 0. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by John Armstrong.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Booking

Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

John Baird (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by John Baird (Raith Rovers).

John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Dougie Hill.

Attempt blocked. Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Reece Donaldson.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Kane Hemmings (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. John Baird (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Raith Rovers 0.

Booking

Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Falkirk2211741940
2Dundee2212461640
3Hamilton2211651139
4Queen of Sth22958532
5Dumbarton22949-131
6Raith Rovers22868-330
7Alloa22859-429
8Livingston228410-228
9Cowdenbeath237313-1724
10Morton233614-2415
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