Scottish Championship
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Dumbarton 4-1 Alloa Athletic

Dumbarton moved to within three points of the Championship's play-off zone with a comfortable win over Alloa Athletic.

Colin Nash set Mark Gilhaney up for his first goal since August to give the Sons the lead before Garry Fleming's low shot doubled the Sons' lead.

Scott Agnew increased their advantage and Nish set up Chris Kane to fire Dumbarton's fourth.

Liam Caddis registered with a low finish for the Wasps late on.

Line-ups

Dumbarton

  • 19Ewings
  • 2McGinn
  • 16Linton
  • 15Kirkpatrick
  • 4Graham
  • 5McLaughlin
  • 7GilhaneyBooked at 55minsSubstituted forMcDougallat 81'minutes
  • 12PruntySubstituted forAgnewat 68'minutes
  • 17Nish
  • 14FlemingSubstituted forKaneat 66'minutes
  • 9Megginson

Substitutes

  • 1Grindlay
  • 3Smith
  • 8Agnew
  • 11McDougall
  • 18Thomson
  • 21Kane
  • 26Murray

Alloa

  • 1Bain
  • 2Doyle
  • 3Meggatt
  • 6Young
  • 4Gordon
  • 5Lindsay
  • 11FernsSubstituted forCaldwellat 59'minutes
  • 8McCord
  • 9KirkSubstituted forCaddisat 74'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7Cawley
  • 10Holmes

Substitutes

  • 12Caldwell
  • 14Flannigan
  • 15Tiffoney
  • 16Caddis
  • 17Robertson
  • 18Marr
  • 21McDowall
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
677

Match Stats

Home TeamDumbartonAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home16
Away9
Shots on Target
Home11
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away11
Fouls
Home12
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Dumbarton 4, Alloa Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dumbarton 4, Alloa Athletic 1.

Attempt saved. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Liam Caddis (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Scott Linton (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Caddis (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt missed. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 4, Alloa Athletic 1. Liam Caddis (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Andy Graham.

Attempt saved. Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 4, Alloa Athletic 0. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Colin Nish.

Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Lindsay (Alloa Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Mark Gilhaney.

Goal!

Goal! Dumbarton 3, Alloa Athletic 0. Scott Agnew (Dumbarton) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Ewings.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Scott Linton.

Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Daryll Meggatt (Alloa Athletic).

Attempt missed. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Liam Caddis replaces Andy Kirk.

Christopher Kane (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Lindsay (Alloa Athletic).

Scott Linton (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Scott Agnew replaces Bryan Prunty because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Dumbarton. Christopher Kane replaces Garry Fleming.

Foul by Bryan Prunty (Dumbarton).

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

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Ewings.

Attempt saved. Andy Kirk (Alloa Athletic) header from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Ewings.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Ross Caldwell replaces Edward Ferns.

Attempt missed. Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Mark McLaughlin (Dumbarton).

Michael Doyle (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton).

Daryll Meggatt (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Mark Gilhaney (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hamilton32179654332160
2Dundee32186845242160
3Falkirk32168851292256
4Queen of Sth311461144331148
5Dumbarton32136135757045
6Livingston32126144849-142
7Raith Rovers31109124250-839
8Alloa32107153043-1337
9Cowdenbeath3296174366-2333
10Morton3257202858-3022
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