Scottish League One
Dunfermline6Stranraer1

Dunfermline Athletic 6-1 Stranraer

Joe Cardle scored a hat-trick as League One leaders Dunfermline Athletic hammered mid-table Stranraer 6-1.

Faissal El Bakhtaoui fired the opener on 29 minutes, and Cardle netted just before half-time.

Mark McGuigan pulled a second-half goal back for Stranraer, but Brad McKay headed in before El Bakhtaoui and Cardle bagged their doubles.

Cardle completed his hat-trick with 18 minutes remaining from Ryan Wallace's pass.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Reid
  • 4McKay
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Talbot
  • 7Paton
  • 8Falkingham
  • 6Geggan
  • 11CardleSubstituted forHopkirkat 75'minutes
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forWallaceat 72'minutes
  • 10El BakhtaouiSubstituted forCrossanat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hopkirk
  • 14Byrne
  • 15Rooney
  • 16Wallace
  • 17McCabe
  • 18Crossan
  • 20Hutton

Stranraer

  • 1Belford
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 8Bell
  • 24Rumsby
  • 15Dick
  • 7CairneySubstituted forTurnerat 83'minutes
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forMcCloskeyat 65'minutes
  • 10StirlingSubstituted forSchmidtat 65'minutes
  • 33Gibson
  • 23Thomson
  • 20McGuigan

Substitutes

  • 11McCloskey
  • 12Kemp
  • 13Currie
  • 14Longworth
  • 16Turner
  • 21Schmidt
Referee:
David Munro
Attendance:
3,016

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Stranraer).

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

Foul by Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic).

Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Ryan Thomson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Kyle Turner replaces Paul Cairney.

Attempt missed. Michael Paton (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Belford.

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

Foul by Ryan Thomson (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. David Hopkirk replaces Joe Cardle.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 6, Stranraer 1. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Wallace replaces Michael Moffat.

Foul by Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic).

Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

Foul by Paul Crossan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Kevin Schmidt replaces Andy Stirling.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Sam McCloskey replaces Scott Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Paul Crossan replaces Faissal El Bakhtaoui.

Attempt missed. Scott Robertson (Stranraer) with an attempt from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Scott Robertson (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Foul by Paul Cairney (Stranraer).

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 5, Stranraer 1. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Moffat.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 4, Stranraer 1. Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 3, Stranraer 1. Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Paton.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Mark McGuigan.

Attempt blocked. Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Cameron Belford.

Attempt saved. Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Paul Cairney (Stranraer) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 2, Stranraer 1. Mark McGuigan (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Pettigrew.

Hand ball by Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic).

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