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Raith Rovers 1-1 Dunfermline Athletic: Kevin O'Hara rescues Fife derby point for visitors

Dunfermline's Kevin O'Hara scores
Kevin O'Hara came on to equalise for Dunfermline

Substitute Kevin O'Hara's equaliser rescued a Scottish Championship point for bottom side Dunfermline Athletic in the Fife derby away to Raith Rovers.

Dario Zanatta fired low past goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams to give the Kirkcaldy side an early lead in a first-half they dominated.

Substitute Craig Wighton had a goal disallowed for a revitalised Pars after the break.

Fon Williams' superb save denied Rovers before O'Hara swept home the reply.

The game had been rescheduled after the original fixture had been abandoned after 15 minutes following a power failure at Stark's Park with the sides tied at 0-0.

With the local rivals still level after 90 minutes of Wednesday's game, Rovers are left three points behind third-top Arbroath in fourth spot.

Dunfermline stay bottom without a win in nine games under new manager Peter Grant but are now just a point behind Hamilton Academical and Greenock Morton after a third consecutive draw.

Line-ups

Raith Rovers

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1MacDonald
  • 2TumiltyBooked at 58mins
  • 6Benedictus
  • 5Berra
  • 3Dick
  • 8MatthewsBooked at 63mins
  • 15TaitSubstituted forFotheringhamat 83'minutes
  • 13Spencer
  • 7Connolly
  • 18VarianSubstituted forPoplatnikat 73'minutes
  • 11Zanatta

Substitutes

  • 12Lang
  • 14McKay
  • 17Thomson
  • 21Fotheringham
  • 23Riley-Snow
  • 26Mitchell
  • 99Poplatnik

Dunfermline

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Fon Williams
  • 2Comrie
  • 33Connolly
  • 13Gaspuitis
  • 3Edwards
  • 11Dow
  • 16PybusSubstituted forThomasat 71'minutes
  • 17DorransBooked at 63mins
  • 8KennedyBooked at 57mins
  • 28ColeSubstituted forO'Haraat 45'minutes
  • 10TodorovSubstituted forWightonat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6MacDonald
  • 7O'Hara
  • 9Wighton
  • 18Allan
  • 22Jones
  • 23Thomas
  • 29Mehmet
Referee:
Euan Anderson
Attendance:
2,876

Match Stats

Home TeamRaith RoversAway TeamDunfermline
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home12
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Raith Rovers 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Raith Rovers 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Matej Poplatnik (Raith Rovers).

  4. Post update

    Graham Dorrans (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kai Fotheringham (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Aidan Connolly.

  6. Post update

    Aidan Connolly (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Josh Edwards (Dunfermline Athletic).

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Kai Fotheringham (Raith Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Aidan Connolly.

  9. Post update

    Offside, Raith Rovers. Reghan Tumilty tries a through ball, but Dario Zanatta is caught offside.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Christophe Berra (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Brad Spencer following a set piece situation.

  11. Post update

    Kai Fotheringham (Raith Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Dom Thomas (Dunfermline Athletic).

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Matej Poplatnik (Raith Rovers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Reghan Tumilty with a cross.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Vytas Gaspuitis.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Kai Fotheringham replaces Dylan Tait.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Kevin O'Hara.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Raith Rovers 1, Dunfermline Athletic 1. Kevin O'Hara (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Edwards with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Dylan Tait (Raith Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Brad Spencer.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Raith Rovers. Conceded by Dom Thomas.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Raith Rovers. Matej Poplatnik replaces Ethon Varian.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Inverness CT761092719
2Kilmarnock751181716
3Arbroath74211441014
4Raith Rovers7322119211
5Partick Thistle7304131309
6Ayr722378-18
7Queen of Sth7205812-46
8Morton7124510-55
9Hamilton7124614-85
10Dunfermline7043412-84
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