Falkirk 1-3 Dumbarton: Match Report

16 April 2013 10:31
Falkirk 1-3 Dumbarton: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.

Fleming fires Sons to unexpected victory

Dumbarton received a major boost to their survival hopes with a shock 3-1 win away at Falkirk.

Garry Fleming added two to Mark Gilhaney's opener to move Ian Murray's side six points clear of the relegation play-off position.

The home side, who came into the game on the back of a dramatic Scottish Cup semi-final loss to Hibernian, slipped to fourth after their first league defeat in five games.

Gilhaney opened the scoring in the 19th minute with a fizzing low drive from the edge of the area.

And Fleming added his first two minutes later when he steered an effort in from close range after a well-worked passing move.

Lyle Taylor pulled a goal back in the 33rd minute by heading in Sean Higgins' cross.

But Fleming restored the two-goal cushion 20 minutes into the second period with a clinical finish after being sent clear by Gilhaney.

Source: PA