Scottish League One
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Stranraer 0-3 Dunfermline Athletic

Dunfermline moved top of Scottish League One by easing to victory over Stranraer at Stair Park.

Michael Moffat's low finish from inside the area gave the Pars the lead early in the match.

And Ben Richards-Everton headed his first senior goal to double the visitors' advantage before the break.

After the break, Joe Cardle's replacement Mickael Antoine-Curier nodded in Dunfermline's third goal and their 33rd in the league this season.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1McGurn
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 24Rumsby
  • 19Mair
  • 3Keenan
  • 18McGillSubstituted forLongworthat 67'minutes
  • 8BellBooked at 12minsSubstituted forAitkenat 77'minutes
  • 23Thomson
  • 10StirlingBooked at 88mins
  • 7CairneyBooked at 49minsSubstituted forRobertsonat 85'minutes
  • 20McGuigan

Substitutes

  • 2Robertson
  • 6Aitken
  • 11McCloskey
  • 13Currie
  • 14Longworth
  • 16Turner
  • 22Rowan

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Martin
  • 4McAusland
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Talbot
  • 7PatonSubstituted forMcCabeat 81'minutes
  • 6GegganBooked at 69mins
  • 8Byrne
  • 11CardleSubstituted forAntoine-Curierat 67'minutes
  • 9Moffat
  • 10HopkirkSubstituted forWallaceat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Rooney
  • 14Spence
  • 15Antoine-Curier
  • 16Wallace
  • 17McCabe
  • 18El Bakhtaoui
  • 20Hutton
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
667

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3.

Attempt missed. Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by David McGurn.

Attempt missed. Andy Stirling (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Dale Keenan (Stranraer).

Lewis Spence (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Andy Stirling (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Marc McAusland (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Andy Stirling (Stranraer).

Attempt missed. Michael Moffat (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Scott Robertson replaces Paul Cairney.

Attempt missed. Marc McAusland (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Dale Keenan.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Rhys McCabe replaces Michael Paton.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Wallace replaces David Hopkirk.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Chris Aitken replaces Steven Bell.

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Marc McAusland (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt saved. Andy Stirling (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 0, Dunfermline Athletic 3. Mickael Antoine-Curier (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michael Moffat.

Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Attempt missed. Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dale Keenan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jason Talbot.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Mickael Antoine-Curier replaces Joe Cardle.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Jamie Longworth replaces Peter McGill.

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark McGuigan (Stranraer).

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dale Keenan (Stranraer).

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