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Falkirk 2-2 Alloa Athletic: Bairns at the bottom as Trouten scores twice

Falkirk dropped to the bottom of the Championship after squandering a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Alloa.

The hosts led through a Deimantas Petravicius header, before Paul Paton doubled the advantage from a Petravicious delivery.

Alloa pulled a goal back just before half time, Alan Trouten scoring from a squared ball from Jake Hastie.

The visitors dominated the second half and eventually got their equaliser in the 77th minute when Trouten dinked in.

Falkirk manager Ray McKinnon: "Off the ball we were excellent but then another mistake at the back has given them a point.

"We should've seen it out but we're improving. We've taken four points from last two games so we are going in the right direction."

Alloa Athletic manager Jim Goodwin: "I'm really disappointed with the goals we conceded. After that we were the better team by a mile - it was the most one-sided game we've been involved in all season.

"We were camped in their half for half an hour in the second half. I should be pleased with the point but I'm not. It really feels like two points dropped."

Line-ups

Falkirk

  • 1Fasan
  • 15Harrison
  • 18Brough
  • 3McGheeBooked at 26mins
  • 2KiddSubstituted forHaberat 83'minutes
  • 25IrvingSubstituted forLewisat 82'minutes
  • 4MuirheadBooked at 89mins
  • 6Paton
  • 14Robson
  • 19Rudden
  • 7Petravicius

Substitutes

  • 5Dallison-Lisbon
  • 8Sammut
  • 9Lewis
  • 12Mitchell
  • 17Buaben
  • 22McKee
  • 24Haber

Alloa

  • 1Parry
  • 2Taggart
  • 4Roscoe
  • 5Graham
  • 3DickBooked at 78mins
  • 7CawleySubstituted forSpenceat 84'minutes
  • 11Flannigan
  • 8RobertsonBooked at 4mins
  • 19Zanatta
  • 10Trouten
  • 15HastieSubstituted forShieldsat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Spence
  • 12Burt
  • 14Brown
  • 16Karadachki
  • 18Aloulou
  • 23Shields
  • 31Henry
Referee:
Barry Cook
Attendance:
3,907

Match Stats

Home TeamFalkirkAway TeamAlloa
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home13
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Falkirk 2, Alloa Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Falkirk 2, Alloa Athletic 2.

Attempt missed. Deimantas Petravicius (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Scott Harrison (Falkirk) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Jon Robertson.

Attempt missed. Alan Trouten (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Scott Taggart (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk).

Liam Dick (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Harrison (Falkirk).

Corner, Falkirk. Conceded by Jon Robertson.

Foul by Dennon Lewis (Falkirk).

Connor Shields (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dennon Lewis (Falkirk).

Scott Taggart (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Greig Spence replaces Kevin Cawley.

Attempt blocked. Zak Rudden (Falkirk) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Zak Rudden (Falkirk) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Marcus Haber replaces Lewis Kidd.

Substitution

Substitution, Falkirk. Dennon Lewis replaces Andrew Irving.

Attempt missed. Zak Rudden (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

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

Foul by Liam Dick (Alloa Athletic).

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jordan McGhee.

Booking

Liam Dick (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Falkirk 2, Alloa Athletic 2. Alan Trouten (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal following a corner.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Jordan McGhee.

Dario Zanatta (Alloa Athletic) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Connor Shields replaces Jake Hastie.

Attempt missed. Dario Zanatta (Alloa Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Deimantas Petravicius (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Andrew Irving (Falkirk).

Scott Taggart (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Delay in match Andy Graham (Alloa Athletic) because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Zak Rudden (Falkirk) because of an injury.

Foul by Lewis Kidd (Falkirk).

Dario Zanatta (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Aaron Muirhead (Falkirk) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr15103230121833
2Ross County1695228111732
3Dundee Utd168442524128
4Queen of Sth165742619722
5Inverness CT1541012116522
6Morton165651925-621
7Dunfermline165381623-718
8Partick Thistle1641111426-1213
9Alloa162681324-1112
10Falkirk1633101325-1212
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