Scottish Championship
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Partick Thistle 2-1 Falkirk

James Penrice celebrates his goal
James Penrice opened the scoring

Individual efforts from James Penrice and Chris Erskine earned Partick Thistle their first points of the Championship season against Falkirk.

Penrice cut in from the left, beating two defenders, before firing a deflected shot into the Bairns net.

Erskine doubled Thistle's lead before the interval, breaking infield from the opposite flank.

Falkirk were better in the second half, Andrew Irving striking the crossbar before Rees Greenwood's consolation.

The Bairns have yet to collect a league point this term.

Line-ups

Partick Thistle

  • 1Bell
  • 2Elliott
  • 4O'Ware
  • 6McGinty
  • 3Penrice
  • 17SlaterBooked at 79mins
  • 10ErskineSubstituted forWilsonat 90'minutes
  • 14Gordon
  • 11StorerSubstituted forDoolanat 66'minutes
  • 7SpittalSubstituted forFitzpatrickat 83'minutes
  • 19Storey

Substitutes

  • 5Keown
  • 9Doolan
  • 15Melbourne
  • 20Wilson
  • 21Fitzpatrick
  • 23Sneddon

Falkirk

  • 1Fasan
  • 4Muirhead
  • 15HarrisonBooked at 84mins
  • 5Dallison-Lisbon
  • 3McGhee
  • 6PatonBooked at 78mins
  • 8SammutSubstituted forGreenwoodat 45'minutes
  • 7PetraviciusSubstituted forRussellat 45'minutes
  • 25Irving
  • 9Lewis
  • 21MackinSubstituted forFroxyliasat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Kidd
  • 11Froxylias
  • 14Robson
  • 20O'Hara
  • 23Greenwood
  • 26Russell
  • 31Mutch
Referee:
Kevin Clancy
Attendance:
3,417

Match Stats

Home TeamPartick ThistleAway TeamFalkirk
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Partick Thistle 2, Falkirk 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Partick Thistle 2, Falkirk 1.

Attempt missed. Kris Doolan (Partick Thistle) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Partick Thistle 2, Falkirk 1. Rees Greenwood (Falkirk) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Partick Thistle. Callum Wilson replaces Chris Erskine.

Foul by Christie Elliott (Partick Thistle).

Mark Russell (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Shea Gordon (Partick Thistle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dimitris Froxylias (Falkirk).

Attempt blocked. Craig Slater (Partick Thistle) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Dennon Lewis (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Kris Doolan (Partick Thistle).

Scott Harrison (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Scott Harrison (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Thomas O'Ware (Partick Thistle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Harrison (Falkirk).

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Christie Elliott.

Attempt blocked. Dimitris Froxylias (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Partick Thistle. Aidan Fitzpatrick replaces Blair Spittal.

Attempt missed. Jordan McGhee (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Partick Thistle. Conceded by Tom Dallison.

Corner, Partick Thistle. Conceded by Jordan McGhee.

Booking

Craig Slater (Partick Thistle) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Paul Paton (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Dimitris Froxylias (Falkirk) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Dennon Lewis (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sean McGinty (Partick Thistle).

Foul by Tom Dallison (Falkirk).

Kris Doolan (Partick Thistle) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Miles Storey (Partick Thistle).

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Cammy Bell.

Attempt saved. Tom Dallison (Falkirk) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by James Penrice.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by James Penrice.

Substitution

Substitution, Partick Thistle. Kris Doolan replaces Jack Storer.

Corner, Partick Thistle. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Dimitris Froxylias replaces Dylan Mackin.

Attempt missed. Scott Harrison (Falkirk) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Cammy Bell.

goal

As It Stood

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1Ross County22004136
2Morton21104224
3Ayr21102024
4Inverness CT21101014
5Dundee Utd21014403
6Dunfermline210145-13
7Partick Thistle210123-13
8Queen of Sth201134-11
9Falkirk200213-20
10Alloa200203-30
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