East Fife 3-1 Alloa

Scottish Football League

Alloa remain in relegation trouble after a defeat away to East Fife.

The Fifers were in front after 16 minutes through Ryan Wallace who missed a penalty four minutes later.

East Fife doubled their lead after the break, Matthew Park heading home from close range before Kevin Motion pulled one back from close range.

But Scott Durie's 18-yarder three minutes from time secured victory for East Fife, leaving them three points short of the play-off places.

East Fife: Michael Brown, Durie, McGowan, Ovenstone, Park, Linn, Muir, Young, McCulloch, Hislop (Smart 90), Wallace (Devlin 90). Subs Not Used: Lyness, Steven Campbell, Fagan.

Booked: Hislop.

Goals: Wallace 16, Park 54, Durie 87.

Alloa: Ewings, McClune, Gibson, Walker, Dunlop, McGowan, Ferguson (Prunty 79), Motion, Smith (Noble 32), Byrne, Taggart (Scott 63). Subs Not Used: Robertson, Pitman.

Booked: Gibson, McClune.

Goals: Motion 61.

Att: 846

Ref: Brian Colvin

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