Scottish Championship
Inverness CT0Morton2

Inverness CT v Greenock Morton

Moron's Gary Harkins and Inverness's Liam Polworth
Morton's Gary Harkins, left, scored his side's second goal from the penalty spot

Morton climbed up to third in the Championship table with a 2-0 win at Inverness.

Inverness thought they had taken the lead when Gary Warren headed home Liam Polworth's free-kick but the goal was ruled out for offside.

The visitors were soon in front when Scott Tiffoney converted the rebound after his initial effort was blocked.

Joe Chalmers hit the post for the home side, but Gary Harkins secured Morton's win with a 70th-minute penalty.

The victory was extended Morton's unbeaten run to five league games.

Line-ups

Inverness CT

  • 28Ridgers
  • 17Seedorf
  • 22McKay
  • 5Warren
  • 16Calder
  • 24TraffordSubstituted forAustinat 47'minutesSubstituted forMackayat 65'minutes
  • 7Polworth
  • 11Vigurs
  • 4Chalmers
  • 10Doran Cogan
  • 14Oakley

Substitutes

  • 1Esson
  • 3Tremarco
  • 8Austin
  • 20Bell
  • 26Elbouzedi
  • 27Mackay
  • 33Harper

Morton

  • 1Gaston
  • 6Doyle
  • 5Lamie
  • 4O'Ware
  • 17Russell
  • 25RossSubstituted forMcHughat 72'minutes
  • 3Murdoch
  • 14Harkins
  • 12Tidser
  • 15TiffoneySubstituted forPurdueat 83'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7Oliver

Substitutes

  • 11McHugh
  • 16Strapp
  • 20Brennan
  • 21Langan
  • 28Purdue
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
2,359

Match Stats

Home TeamInverness CTAway TeamMorton
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Inverness CT 0, Morton 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Inverness CT 0, Morton 2.

Attempt saved. Liam Polworth (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Collin Seedorf (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Morton).

Booking

Jack Purdue (Morton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jack Purdue (Morton).

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Iain Vigurs.

Corner, Morton. Conceded by Brad McKay.

Joe Chalmers (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Harkins (Morton).

Attempt missed. Michael Doyle (Morton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Jack Purdue replaces Scott Tiffoney.

Gary Warren (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bob McHugh (Morton).

Attempt missed. George Oakley (Inverness CT) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Gary Warren (Inverness CT) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Morton).

Attempt missed. Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bob McHugh (Morton).

Foul by Daniel Mackay (Inverness CT).

(Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gary Harkins (Morton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Morton. Bob McHugh replaces Frank Ross.

Attempt missed. Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Inverness CT 0, Morton 2. Gary Harkins (Morton) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Collin Seedorf (Inverness CT) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Morton. Scott Tiffoney draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Aaron Doran (Inverness CT) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Iain Vigurs (Inverness CT) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Corner, Inverness CT. Conceded by Thomas O'Ware.

Foul by Aaron Doran (Inverness CT).

Gary Harkins (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Inverness CT. Daniel Mackay replaces Nathan Austin because of an injury.

Foul by Brad McKay (Inverness CT).

Gary Oliver (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Joe Chalmers (Inverness CT) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Harkins (Morton).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1St Mirren26183547281957
2Livingston25137542271546
3Morton25118636231341
4Dundee Utd2312473128340
5Dunfermline2598839281135
6Queen of Sth259883834435
7Inverness CT2486103030030
8Falkirk2679102839-1130
9Dumbarton2449111531-1621
10Brechin2504211856-384
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