Scottish Championship
Dumbarton5Cowdenbeath1

Dumbarton 5-1 Cowdenbeath

Dumbarton swept aside Cowdenbeath with four second-half goals to keep alive their play-off hopes.

Rory McKeown hit the post for the visitors in the fifth minute, before Mitch Megginson put the hosts ahead.

Michael Miller doubled their advantage but John Armstrong's low finish got the visitors back in it.

Jordan Kirkpatrick's free-kick restored their two-goal lead before Garry Fleming and Christopher Kane put the game to bed with neat finishes.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 1Grindlay
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 9MegginsonSubstituted forMcDougallat 81'minutes
  • 24Miller
  • 4Graham
  • 2McGinn
  • 6Turner
  • 15Kirkpatrick
  • 21KaneBooked at 57mins
  • 17NishSubstituted forFlemingat 79'minutes
  • 8AgnewSubstituted forMurrayat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 11McDougall
  • 12Prunty
  • 14Fleming
  • 18Thomson
  • 19Ewings
  • 26Murray

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Flynn
  • 14Brett
  • 2McKeown
  • 23Brownlie
  • 6Wedderburn
  • 5Armstrong
  • 8StevensonSubstituted forMillerat 80'minutes
  • 16Fowler
  • 9Stewart
  • 18MilneBooked at 35mins
  • 22RobertsonSubstituted forStewartat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Adamson
  • 4O'Brien
  • 7Stewart
  • 12Gold
  • 17Usai
  • 20Miller
  • 26Kane
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
687

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home21
Away15
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 5, Cowdenbeath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 5, Cowdenbeath 1.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 5, Cowdenbeath 1. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Foul by Christopher Kane (Dumbarton).
(Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).
Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Steven McDougall (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).
Attempt saved. Kyle Miller (Cowdenbeath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Paul McGinn.
Hand ball by Garry Fleming (Dumbarton).
Attempt saved. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath).
Foul by Steven McDougall (Dumbarton).
James Fowler (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Mitchel Megginson.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 4, Cowdenbeath 1. Garry Fleming (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Kyle Miller replaces Jamie Stevenson.

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Sammy Stewart replaces Jon Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Garry Fleming replaces Colin Nish.
Attempt blocked. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 3, Cowdenbeath 1. Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath).
Attempt missed. Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from long range on the left is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Hugh Murray replaces Scott Agnew.
Foul by Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton).
Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 2, Cowdenbeath 1. John Armstrong (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Andy Graham.
Attempt blocked. Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath).
Attempt saved. Greg Stewart (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 2, Cowdenbeath 0. Michael Miller (Dumbarton) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).
Attempt missed. Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt blocked. Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton).
Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Chris Turner (Dumbarton).
Jamie Stevenson (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Colin Nish (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Rory McKeown (Cowdenbeath).

Second Half

Second Half begins Dumbarton 1, Cowdenbeath 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Dumbarton 1, Cowdenbeath 0.
Attempt missed. Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Stephen Grindlay.
Attempt saved. Jon Robertson (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt missed. James Fowler (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Jordan Kirkpatrick (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Darren Brownlie (Cowdenbeath).
Attempt missed. Nathaniel Wedderburn (Cowdenbeath) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Paul McGinn.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee2716472052
2Hamilton2815761952
3Falkirk2813871747
4Queen of Sth2812610842
5Dumbarton2711610239
6Livingston2810612-236
7Raith Rovers279810-635
8Alloa289712-1034
9Cowdenbeath288515-2029
10Morton273717-2816
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