Scottish Championship
Livingston2Raith Rovers0

Livingston 2-0 Raith Rovers

Livingston secured sixth spot in the Scottish Championship with victory over Raith Rovers.

Marc McNulty set up Daniel Mullen for a simple finish after only eight minutes and the latter then shot narrowly wide.

Grant Anderson went close and Joe Cardle had an effort came back off a post as Rovers threatened.

Rovers' Lee Robinson was nearly beaten when he fumbled a Keaghan Jacobs shot before McNulty did beat the keeper with a shot from the right side of the area.

Line-ups

Livingston

  • 1Jamieson
  • 5Fordyce
  • 3TalbotBooked at 55mins
  • 8O'Brien
  • 19SivesBooked at 15mins
  • 31PraprotnikSubstituted forMevljaat 33'minutes
  • 7Jacobs
  • 21JacobsBooked at 32mins
  • 48MullenSubstituted forDenholmat 79'minutes
  • 9McNultySubstituted forRutherfordat 90+2'minutes
  • 6Scott

Substitutes

  • 11Denholm
  • 16Beaumont
  • 17Walker
  • 23Mevlja
  • 27Burchill
  • 45Rutherford
  • 49Lander

Raith Rovers

  • 20Robinson
  • 19MullenBooked at 84mins
  • 3Booth
  • 6Fox
  • 4Watson
  • 5Hill
  • 7CardleBooked at 73mins
  • 12CallachanBooked at 23minsSubstituted forVaughanat 62'minutes
  • 9Spence
  • 29Baird
  • 11Anderson

Substitutes

  • 16Ellis
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 21Vaughan
  • 22Watson
  • 23Matthews
  • 24McCroary
  • 26Bates
Referee:
David Somers
Attendance:
1,265

Match Stats

Home TeamLivingstonAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away9
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Livingston 2, Raith Rovers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Livingston 2, Raith Rovers 0.

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Greig Spence (Raith Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Shaun Rutherford replaces Marc McNulty.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Keaghan Jacobs.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Burton O'Brien.

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

Callum Booth (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Fraser Mullen (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fraser Mullen (Raith Rovers).

Foul by Martin Scott (Livingston).

Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Livingston 2, Raith Rovers 0. Marc McNulty (Livingston) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Martin Scott.

Substitution

Substitution, Livingston. Danny Denholm replaces Daniel Mullen.

Attempt missed. Martin Scott (Livingston) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the right.

Jason Talbot (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Jason Talbot.

Foul by Marc McNulty (Livingston).

Paul Watson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Joe Cardle (Raith Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Liam Fox (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Marc McNulty (Livingston) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Kyle Jacobs.

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Lewis Vaughan replaces Ross Callachan.

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dougie Hill (Raith Rovers).

Attempt missed. Martin Scott (Livingston) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Keaghan Jacobs (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Martin Scott.

Booking

Jason Talbot (Livingston) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Livingston).

Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Watson (Raith Rovers).

Attempt missed. Martin Scott (Livingston) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Greig Spence (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Marc McNulty (Livingston) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Dundee3621692869
2Hamilton36191072767
3Falkirk3619982666
4Queen of Sth36167131455
5Dumbarton3615615151
6Livingston3613716-546
7Raith Rovers3611916-1342
8Alloa3611718-1740
9Cowdenbeath3611718-2240
10Morton366822-3926
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