Scottish League One
East Fife1Stenhousemuir2

East Fife 1-2 Stenhousemuir

A 90th-minute penalty from Sean Higgins put Stenhousemuir in the mix for the play-offs as struggling East Fife lost at home.

The home side took the lead in the first half when Stephen Hughes lashed Kevin Smith's cross past Chris Smith.

But Sean Dickson headed in from a Higgins corner to level matters.

And, after David Cowan had fouled Josh Watt, Higgins converted from 12 yards to put Stenny level on points with fourth-place Ayr United.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Paterson
  • 2Durie
  • 3JohnstoneSubstituted forCowanat 78'minutes
  • 6O'Neill
  • 4Rutkiewicz
  • 5Campbell
  • 7Austin
  • 8StewartSubstituted forFisherat 73'minutes
  • 19BuchananBooked at 90mins
  • 11HughesBooked at 81minsSubstituted forMcBrideat 85'minutes
  • 10Smith

Substitutes

  • 12Mbu
  • 14Cowan
  • 15Fisher
  • 16McBride
  • 17McKenzie
  • 18Inkango
  • 21Shaw

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Smith
  • 2Duncan
  • 3Greacen
  • 8Rowson
  • 5SummersBooked at 82mins
  • 4McMillan
  • 7LynchSubstituted forDicksonat 64'minutes
  • 6HodgeSubstituted forDouglasat 85'minutes
  • 9Greenhalgh
  • 10Higgins
  • 11Watt

Substitutes

  • 12Lawson
  • 14Devlin
  • 15Dickson
  • 16Smith
  • 17Shaw
  • 18Douglas
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
639

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home6
Away3
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away3
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 2.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 2. Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Booking

Liam Buchanan (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty conceded by David Cowan (East Fife) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Stenhousemuir. Josh Watt draws a foul in the penalty area.

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Errol Douglas (Stenhousemuir).

Scott McBride (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Rowson (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Scott McBride replaces Stephen Hughes.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Errol Douglas replaces Bryan Hodge.

Booking

Ciaran Summers (Stenhousemuir) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Stephen Hughes (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Stephen Hughes (East Fife).

Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. David Cowan replaces Craig Johnstone.

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Greenhalgh (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Stephen Hughes (East Fife).

Bryan Hodge (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Gary Fisher replaces Jonathan Stewart.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Kevin Rutkiewicz.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 1. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sean Higgins with a cross following a set piece situation.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Craig Johnstone.

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Sean Dickson replaces Sean Lynch.

Kevin Rutkiewicz (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Rowson (Stenhousemuir).

Liam Buchanan (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Rowson (Stenhousemuir).

Hand ball by Ross McMillan (Stenhousemuir).

Hand ball by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

Hand ball by Stewart Greacen (Stenhousemuir).

Second Half

Second Half begins East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 0.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 1, Stenhousemuir 0. Stephen Hughes (East Fife) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kevin Smith with a cross.

Attempt saved. Stephen O'Neill (East Fife) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Ciaran Summers.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers3129207789
2Dunfermline33184111358
3Stranraer3313911248
4Ayr3213613-145
5Stenhousemuir33111210-645
6Forfar3211714-240
7Brechin3310617-1436
8Airdrieonians339915-1436
9East Fife339519-3332
10Arbroath338421-2228
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