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Dunfermline Athletic 3-0 Stranraer (agg 4-2)

Andy Geggan scored twice as Dunfermline maintained their hopes of promotion to the Championship with victory over Stranraer in the play-off semi-final.

With the Pars trailing 2-1 from the first leg, captain Geggan fired home to level the tie just before the hour.

With no further scoring in regulation time, extra-time ensued and Geggan headed his side in front in the tie.

And Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui's 103rd-minute strike sealed victory for Jim Jefferies' side.

Dunfermline, who stuck the goal frame through Geggan and El-Bakhtaoui in the first half, will face Cowdenbeath over two legs with a place in the Championship the prize for the eventual winner.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Williamson
  • 7Whittle
  • 3Grainger
  • 4Martin
  • 5Young
  • 6GegganSubstituted forByrneat 112'minutes
  • 10Falkingham
  • 8HusbandSubstituted forForbesat 55'minutes
  • 9El-BakhtaouiBooked at 60mins
  • 11ThomsonSubstituted forSmithat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Forbes
  • 14Byrne
  • 15Morris
  • 16Smith
  • 17Millen
  • 18Spence
  • 20Goodfellow

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forStirlingat 74'minutes
  • 3Docherty
  • 6Bell
  • 5MacGregor
  • 4Rumsby
  • 8GallagherBooked at 39mins
  • 7WinterBooked at 56mins
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forFordeat 83'minutes
  • 9GrehanSubstituted forMcKennaat 45'minutes
  • 11Stirling

Substitutes

  • 12McKenna
  • 14Stirling
  • 15Kinnaird
  • 17Forde
  • 20Fahey
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
4,525

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home19
Away9
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home16
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 0.
Second Half Extra Time ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 0.
Foul by Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic).
Adam Forde (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt missed. Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Stirling (Stranraer).
Attempt saved. Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Daniel Grainger.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Shaun Byrne replaces Andrew Geggan because of an injury.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by David MacGregor.
Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).
Second Half Extra Time begins Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 0.
First Half Extra Time ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 0.
Attempt missed. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 0. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
Foul by Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic).
David McKenna (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 2, Stranraer 0. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Daniel Grainger with a cross.
Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Stephen Stirling (Stranraer).
Attempt missed. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by David McKenna (Stranraer).
Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Allan Smith (Dunfermline Athletic).
Foul by Kerr Young (Dunfermline Athletic).
Adam Forde (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
First Half Extra Time begins Dunfermline Athletic 1, Stranraer 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 1, Stranraer 0.
Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Grant Gallagher (Stranraer).
Attempt missed. Daniel Grainger (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.
Attempt saved. Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic).
David McKenna (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by David MacGregor.
Allan Smith (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).
Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Grant Gallagher (Stranraer).
Attempt missed. Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.
Sean Winter (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Adam Forde replaces Jamie Longworth.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Andrew Geggan.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Mark Docherty.
Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Allan Smith replaces Ryan Thomson.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Stephen Stirling replaces Scott Robertson.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by David Mitchell.
Attempt saved. Ross Forbes (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.
Attempt saved. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) header from a difficult angle on the left is high and wide to the left.
Foul by Daniel Grainger (Dunfermline Athletic).
David McKenna (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Ryan Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic).
Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
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