Match ends, Morton 2, Stranraer 0.
Morton scored a goal in each half to extend their unbeaten run and cut the gap on League One leaders Stranraer to a point.
Chris Aitken and Grant Gallagher went close to firing the visitors in front before Declan McManus converted Ross Caldwell's cross to send Ton ahead.
Gallagher and Aitken passed up chances after the break and Mark Russell's goal ensured Ton are unbeaten in six games.
The result leaves second-placed Morton on 45 points.
- 8ForbesSubstituted forMcKeeat 82'minutes
- 11McCluskeySubstituted forMcCluskeyat 69'minutes
- 15Milojevic Bjekovic
- 3LongridgeBooked at 29mins
- 11GibsonSubstituted forStirlingat 79'minutes
- 9McShaneSubstituted forMalcolmat 63'minutes
- John McKendrick
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Morton 2, Stranraer 0.
Goal! Morton 2, Stranraer 0. Mark Russell (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Joe McKee.
Conor Pepper (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).
Attempt missed. Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Substitution, Morton. Joe McKee replaces Ross Forbes.
Attempt missed. Ross Caldwell (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Substitution, Stranraer. Stephen Stirling replaces William Gibson.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Ricki Lamie.
Attempt missed. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Derek Gaston.
Attempt saved. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Substitution, Morton. Stefan McCluskey replaces Jamie McCluskey.
Attempt missed. Sean Crighton (Morton) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Jackson Longridge.
Declan McManus (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Scott Robertson (Stranraer).
Corner, Morton. Conceded by Craig Pettigrew.
Ross Forbes (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.