Scottish Cup - Third Round
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Scottish Cup: Elgin City 1-2 Raith Rovers

Raith Rovers secured safe passage into the Scottish Cup fourth round with victory at Elgin City.

The visitors dominated in the first half and took the lead from the penalty spot, Ryan McCord converting after Brian Cameron had fouled James Craigen.

Jon Daly was denied by City goalkeeper Stewart Black before Grant Anderson drilled in Raith's second.

Jordan Halsman latched on to Matthew Cooper's pass to register Elgin's late consolation.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Black
  • 2Cooper
  • 5Nicolson
  • 4McHardy
  • 3MacPhee
  • 7McLarenSubstituted forMcKenzieat 64'minutes
  • 8CameronBooked at 39mins
  • 6Reilly
  • 11MooreSubstituted forMcLeanat 64'minutes
  • 10EastonSubstituted forHalsmanat 87'minutes
  • 9Gunn

Substitutes

  • 12McKenzie
  • 14McLean
  • 15Halsman
  • 16Bruce
  • 21Storrier

Raith Rovers

  • 1Cuthbert
  • 22BatesBooked at 7mins
  • 14Davidson
  • 6Benedictus
  • 23McKeown
  • 7AndersonSubstituted forCallachanat 65'minutes
  • 8McCordSubstituted forMatthewsat 89'minutes
  • 30RobertsonBooked at 41mins
  • 28Craigen
  • 16Daly
  • 9Stewart

Substitutes

  • 3Petrie
  • 4Callachan
  • 12Matthews
  • 17Laidlaw
  • 25Ford
  • 27Campbell
  • 29Mackie
Referee:
George Salmond
Attendance:
853

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamRaith Rovers
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Elgin City 1, Raith Rovers 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Elgin City 1, Raith Rovers 2.

Foul by Ceiran McLean (Elgin City).

Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Brian Cameron (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 1, Raith Rovers 2. Jordan Halsman (Elgin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Matthew Cooper.

Jordan Halsman (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Robertson (Raith Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ross Matthews replaces Ryan McCord.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Jordan Halsman replaces Dylan Easton.

Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

Attempt missed. Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Jon Daly.

Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers).

Attempt saved. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Ross Callachan (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Hand ball by Dylan Easton (Elgin City).

Attempt saved. Ryan McCord (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by David Bates.

Hand ball by Jon Daly (Raith Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Raith Rovers. Ross Callachan replaces Grant Anderson because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Ceiran McLean replaces Daniel Moore.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Marc McKenzie replaces Connor McLaren.

Attempt saved. Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Kevin Cuthbert.

Attempt saved. Brian Cameron (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Jon Daly (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Mark Nicolson.

Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Stuart Black.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 0, Raith Rovers 2. Grant Anderson (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Attempt saved. Jon Daly (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Brian Cameron (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan McCord (Raith Rovers).

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Stewart (Raith Rovers).

Attempt missed. Dylan Easton (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Kevin Cuthbert.

Attempt saved. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

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