Scottish Championship
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Raith Rovers 2-1 Dumbarton

Raith Rovers stayed in touch with the Scottish Championship's top two sides with victory over Dumbarton.

Lewis Vaughan's close-range effort put Raith ahead but the hosts were reduced to 10 men when Joseph Cardle was sent off for a dangerous challenge.

Jason Thomson dinked the ball over Dumbarton keeper Jamie Ewings to double the Fife side's lead.

Steven McDougall pulled one back for the visitors in the final minute with a neat finish inside the box.

Raith are now two points behind Dundee and three off leaders Hamilton.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

Formation 4-4-2

  • 17Laidlaw
  • 2Thomson
  • 3Booth
  • 12CallachanBooked at 74mins
  • 16Ellis
  • 5Hill
  • 11AndersonSubstituted forSmithat 87'minutes
  • 8Moon
  • 21VaughanSubstituted forFoxat 76'minutes
  • 10ElliotBooked at 64mins
  • 7CardleBooked at 60mins

Substitutes

  • 6Fox
  • 9Spence
  • 15Smith
  • 19McCann
  • 20Stewart
  • 23Matthews
  • 26Bates

Dumbarton

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 19Ewings
  • 2McGinnBooked at 90mins
  • 16Linton
  • 26MurraySubstituted forFlemingat 71'minutes
  • 4Graham
  • 5Barry
  • 7Gilhaney
  • 6Turner
  • 12PruntySubstituted forMcDougallat 76'minutes
  • 17Nish
  • 15KirkpatrickSubstituted forMegginsonat 39'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Grindlay
  • 3Smith
  • 9Megginson
  • 10Smith
  • 11McDougall
  • 14Fleming
  • 25Phinn
Referee:
Calum Murray
Attendance:
1,351

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamDumbarton
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home10
Away16
Shots on Target
Home7
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Raith Rovers 2, Dumbarton 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 2, Dumbarton 1.

  3. Booking

    Paul McGinn (Dumbarton) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Paul McGinn (Dumbarton).

  5. Post update

    Calum Elliot (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andy Graham (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Kevin Moon.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Raith Rovers 2, Dumbarton 1. Steven McDougall (Dumbarton) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Garry Fleming.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Gordon Smith replaces Grant Anderson because of an injury.

  10. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  11. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  12. Post update

    Delay in match Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) because of an injury.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Dumbarton. Conceded by Ross Callachan.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Colin Nish (Dumbarton).

  15. Post update

    Laurie Ellis (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Chris Turner went off injured after Dumbarton had used all subs.

  17. Post update

    Mitchel Megginson (Dumbarton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Liam Fox (Raith Rovers).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Liam Fox replaces Lewis Vaughan.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Dumbarton. Steven McDougall replaces Bryan Prunty.