Scottish League One
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Arbroath 0-3 Dunfermline Athletic

Dunfermline boosted their promotion hopes as they eased to a victory at Arbroath.

The Pars opened the scoring on 12 minutes, Andy Geggan drilling home from a botched clearance.

Ryan Thomson nodded in Ryan Wallace's chipped cross in the 36th minute.

Josh Falkingham's 20-yard strike rounded off a comfortable afternoon for Dunfermline and cemented second place, although they remain some way behind leaders Rangers.

Line-ups

Arbroath

Formation 4-5-1

  • 1Morrison
  • 2Banjo
  • 3Hamilton
  • 8McWalterSubstituted forScottat 81'minutes
  • 4Donaldson
  • 5Travis
  • 7Linn
  • 6KeddieBooked at 86mins
  • 9RobertsonSubstituted forMartinat 82'minutes
  • 10CookSubstituted forSibandaat 69'minutes
  • 11Sheerin

Substitutes

  • 12Lindsay
  • 14Scott
  • 15Sibanda
  • 16Yao
  • 17Martin
  • 18Thompson
  • 21Wilson

Dunfermline

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Scully
  • 2Williamson
  • 3Whittle
  • 6Geggan
  • 4Martin
  • 5Young
  • 7ByrneSubstituted forMooreat 74'minutes
  • 8Husband
  • 11Thomson
  • 9WallaceSubstituted forEl-Bakhtaouiat 82'minutes
  • 10Falkingham

Substitutes

  • 12Moore
  • 14Dargo
  • 15Kane
  • 16Smith
  • 17Ferguson
  • 18El-Bakhtaoui
  • 20Goodfellow
Referee:
David Somers
Attendance:
967

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home9
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Arbroath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Arbroath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Alex Keddie.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  7. Booking

    Alex Keddie (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Alex Keddie (Arbroath).

  9. Post update

    Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bradley Donaldson (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui replaces Ryan Wallace.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Arbroath. Patrick Martin replaces Dayle Robertson.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Arbroath. Christopher Scott replaces Kieran McWalter.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Michael Travis.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Dayle Robertson (Arbroath).

  18. Post update

    Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Lee Sibanda (Arbroath).

  20. Post update

    Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.