Match ends, Arbroath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3.
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.
- 8McWalterSubstituted forScottat 81'minutes
- 6KeddieBooked at 86mins
- 9RobertsonSubstituted forMartinat 82'minutes
- 10CookSubstituted forSibandaat 69'minutes
- 7ByrneSubstituted forMooreat 74'minutes
- 9WallaceSubstituted forEl-Bakhtaouiat 82'minutes
- David Somers
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Arbroath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3.
Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Alex Keddie.
Attempt saved. Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Alex Keddie (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Alex Keddie (Arbroath).
Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Bradley Donaldson (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Fayssal El-Bakhtaoui replaces Ryan Wallace.
Substitution, Arbroath. Patrick Martin replaces Dayle Robertson.
Substitution, Arbroath. Christopher Scott replaces Kieran McWalter.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Michael Travis.
Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Dayle Robertson (Arbroath).
Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Lee Sibanda (Arbroath).
Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.