Scottish League One
Cowdenbeath0Dunfermline1

Cowdenbeath 0-1 Dunfermline Athletic

Rhys McCabe hit a late winner against Cowdenbeath to keep Dunfermline Athletic 10 points clear at the top of Scottish League One.

The visiting fans had to wait till late in the game for a winner to arrive.

Declan Hughes was penalised for a foul on Faissal El Bakhtaoui and McCabe's free-kick found its way into the net off the defensive wall.

The result sends Cowden to the bottom of the division - a point behind Forfar Athletic and Brechin City.

Line-ups

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Adam
  • 2Brett
  • 3SivesBooked at 84mins
  • 4El-ZubaidiBooked at 6mins
  • 5Yaqub
  • 7Hughes
  • 8GibbonsSubstituted forCaldwellat 83'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9CallaghanSubstituted forByrneat 66'minutes
  • 10Milne
  • 6McDaid
  • 11Spence

Substitutes

  • 12Donaldson
  • 14Scullion
  • 15Kane
  • 16Beaumont
  • 17Roman
  • 18Caldwell
  • 19Byrne

Dunfermline

  • 1Murdoch
  • 2Reid
  • 4McKay
  • 5Richards-Everton
  • 3Talbot
  • 7PatonSubstituted forHopkirkat 69'minutes
  • 6GegganBooked at 70mins
  • 8FalkinghamBooked at 64minsSubstituted forMcCabeat 79'minutes
  • 11Cardle
  • 9Wallace
  • 10El BakhtaouiBooked at 75mins

Substitutes

  • 12Hopkirk
  • 14Martin
  • 15Rooney
  • 16Crossan
  • 17McCabe
  • 18Byrne
  • 20Hutton
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
2,335

Match Stats

Home TeamCowdenbeathAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home5
Away13
Shots on Target
Home2
Away10
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cowdenbeath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

(Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic).

Attempt saved. Joe Cardle (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Ross Caldwell (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Brad McKay (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ross Caldwell (Cowdenbeath).

Attempt saved. Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Craig Sives.

Booking

Craig Sives (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Craig Sives (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Ross Caldwell replaces Kieran Gibbons.

Goal!

Goal! Cowdenbeath 0, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Rhys McCabe (Dunfermline Athletic) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Foul by Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath).

Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Rhys McCabe replaces Josh Falkingham.

Foul by Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath).

David Hopkirk (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Faissal El Bakhtaoui (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Josh Falkingham.

Booking

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

Kieran Gibbons (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. David Hopkirk replaces Michael Paton.

Kieran Gibbons (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jason Talbot (Dunfermline Athletic).

Foul by Declan McDaid (Cowdenbeath).

Ben Richards-Everton (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Declan Byrne (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Reid (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Cowdenbeath. Declan Byrne replaces Liam Callaghan.

Booking

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Lewis Milne (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Mo Yaqub.

Attempt saved. Greig Spence (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Declan McDaid (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

goal