• Scottish Championship
  • Date: Sat 13 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Falkirk Stadium
Falkirk

Falkirk

El Alagui 7"

Higginbotham 49"

2 - 1

Falkirk vs Partick Thistle


Team Lineups

Falkirk

1 McGovern
2 Duffie
5 Bennett
4 Wallace
3 Scobbie
8 Fulton
6 Murdoch
7 Alston
11 Weatherston
9 El Alagui7"
10 Higginbotham49"
Substitutes
12 Fulton
14 Brisbane
15 Turnbull
16 Graham
17 Bowman

Partick Thistle

1 Fox
2 Paton
5 Kinniburgh
6 Archibald
3 Sinclair
7 Cairney
8 Rowson
4 Robertson
10 Stewart
9 Doolan35"
11 Erskine
Substitutes
14 Flannigan
15 Burns
16 Lindsay
17 Balatoni
12 Scully

Possession Stats

39%
61%

Form Guide - Scottish Championship

Falkirk

W L W W L L D L

Partick Thistle

W D W W D W D D
Head to Head
Falkirk
2-0
Partick 19-Apr-2011
Partick
1-2
Falkirk 12-Apr-2011
Falkirk
2-3
Partick 09-Apr-2011
Partick
1-0
Falkirk 16-Oct-2010
Falkirk
2-1
Partick 05-Mar-2005
Partick
2-1
Falkirk 29-Dec-2004


Live Text Commentary
92:34 +2.34
 

Farid El Alagui is caught offside. Paul Cairney takes the free kick.

91:20 +1.2
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham by Alan Archibald. Free kick taken by Stewart Murdoch.

89:51
 

Effort on goal by Kallum Higginbotham from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

87:47
 

Centre by Aaron Sinclair, clearance made by Murray Wallace.

86:42
 

The ball is sent over by David Rowson, Kieran Duffie makes a clearance.

84:14
 

Farid El Alagui is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Scott Fox.

83:17
 

The ball is sent over by Stewart Murdoch.

82:31
 

Stewart Murdoch concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Sinclair. Iain Flannigan takes the indirect free kick.

81:59
 

Kieran Duffie crosses the ball.

81:30
 

Alan Archibald challenges Farid El Alagui unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Kieran Duffie.

81:10
 

Aaron Sinclair produces a cross.

80:29
 

Farid El Alagui concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Sinclair. Alan Archibald restarts play with the free kick.

79:26
 

Jay Fulton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Paton. Paul Paton takes the indirect free kick.

78:43
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Farid El Alagui. Free kick taken by Scott Fox.

77:44
 

Shot by Paul Cairney from 18 yards. Save by Michael McGovern.

76:40
Substitution
 

Iain Flannigan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Erskine.

73:28
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by William Kinniburgh on Thomas Scobbie. Free kick taken by Michael McGovern.

72:48
 

Kallum Higginbotham challenges Alan Archibald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Sinclair takes the free kick.

70:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dale Fulton on Thomas Stewart. David Rowson takes the indirect free kick.

67:52
 

The referee cautions Scott Robertson for unsporting behaviour.

66:16
 

Paul Paton challenges Thomas Scobbie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stewart Murdoch.

65:30
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney from the left by-line, Aaron Sinclair takes a shot.

65:22
 

The ball is sent over by Thomas Stewart, Dale Fulton gets a block in.

64:27
Substitution
 

Steven Brisbane is brought on as a substitute for David Weatherston.

62:58
Goal
 

Thomas Stewart fouled by Michael McGovern, the ref awards a Penalty. Penalty missed wide left by Kris Doolan.

62:17
 

Farid El Alagui concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Sinclair. Aaron Sinclair restarts play with the free kick.

60:58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Jay Fulton, clearance made by Scott Robertson.

60:25
 

Shot from 20 yards from Kallum Higginbotham. Save by Scott Fox.

59:43
 

Shot by Thomas Stewart from outside the box goes over the net.

59:03
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney from the right by-line, clearance made by David Weatherston.

58:54
 

Thomas Stewart delivers the ball, clearance made by Murray Wallace.

58:16
 

Chris Erskine takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.

57:41
 

Farid El Alagui challenges Aaron Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan Archibald takes the free kick.

56:36
 

Left-footed shot by Aaron Sinclair went wide left of the net.

53:57
Substitution
 

(Falkirk) makes a substitution, with Jay Fulton coming on for Blair Alston.

53:40
 

Paul Paton takes a shot from long range which goes wide right of the target.

53:00
 

Thomas Scobbie produces a cross, save made by Scott Fox.

52:32
 

Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot. Blocked by Aaron Sinclair.

51:49
 

Chris Erskine sends in a cross.

50:32
 

The ball is delivered by Paul Paton, save by Michael McGovern.

48:42
Goal
 

Corner taken by Blair Alston from the right by-line, Kallum Higginbotham grabs a headed goal from just inside the edge of the penalty area. Falkirk 2-1 Partick.The assist for the goal came from Thomas Scobbie.

44:17
 

Dale Fulton challenges Thomas Stewart unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Sinclair produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

43:45
 

Foul by Scott Robertson on Farid El Alagui, free kick awarded. Thomas Scobbie takes the indirect free kick.

43:31
 

The ball is swung over by Aaron Sinclair, clearance made by Thomas Scobbie.

42:26
 

Corner taken by Paul Cairney, Rhys Bennett manages to make a clearance.

41:29
 

Kris Doolan is ruled offside. Thomas Scobbie restarts play with the free kick.

40:18
 

Farid El Alagui produces a drilled right-footed shot from 30 yards. Save made by Scott Fox.

39:45
 

Kallum Higginbotham is caught offside. Scott Fox takes the free kick.

39:31
 

The ball is crossed by Aaron Sinclair, save by Michael McGovern.

38:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney.

38:12
 

Aaron Sinclair takes a shot from 20 yards. Save by Michael McGovern.

37:30
 

Thomas Scobbie concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Robertson. Paul Cairney takes the indirect free kick.

36:46
 

Kallum Higginbotham concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Sinclair. Alan Archibald takes the free kick.

35:15
Goal
 

Goal scored by Kris Doolan from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Falkirk 1-1 Partick.Assist on the goal came from Paul Cairney.

34:29
 

The ball is swung over by Rhys Bennett.

33:23
 

Aaron Sinclair gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kieran Duffie. Free kick crossed by Blair Alston, clearance by Paul Paton.

29:29
 

The ball is crossed by Kallum Higginbotham, save by Scott Fox.

28:18
 

Shot by Thomas Scobbie. Save by Scott Fox.

27:17
 

Paul Paton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Weatherston. Thomas Scobbie takes the direct free kick.

22:25
 

Foul by Blair Alston on Aaron Sinclair, free kick awarded. Paul Cairney crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save made by Michael McGovern.

20:31
 

Foul by Blair Alston on Paul Cairney, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Paul Paton.

18:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Thomas Stewart on Kieran Duffie. Direct free kick taken by Rhys Bennett.

18:19
 

The ball is delivered by Stewart Murdoch.

17:52
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney from the left by-line, clearance by Rhys Bennett.

17:25
 

Paul Cairney takes a outswinging corner.

16:58
 

Shot from 25 yards by Kris Doolan. Murray Wallace gets a block in.

15:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham by Alan Archibald. Rhys Bennett restarts play with the free kick.

14:52
 

Thomas Stewart delivers the ball.

13:44
 

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Cairney, free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Robertson on Murray Wallace. Indirect free kick taken by Michael McGovern.

12:36
 

Outswinging corner taken by Paul Cairney from the right by-line.

11:56
 

Chris Erskine sends in a cross, Kris Doolan takes a shot. Stewart Murdoch gets a block in.

11:11
 

The ball is crossed by Farid El Alagui, Scott Fox makes a save.

10:39
 

Corner taken right-footed by Blair Alston, Aaron Sinclair makes a clearance.

10:32
 

The ball is swung over by Farid El Alagui, blocked by Alan Archibald.

9:40
 

Shot by Blair Alston from outside the box goes over the target.

9:04
 

A cross is delivered by Paul Paton.

7:43
Goal
 

Farid El Alagui finds the net with a goal from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Falkirk 1-0 Partick.Assist by Stewart Murdoch.

7:06
 

Foul by Scott Robertson on Farid El Alagui, free kick awarded. Thomas Scobbie restarts play with the free kick.

4:18
 

A cross is delivered by Scott Robertson, Kieran Duffie makes a clearance.

2:53
 

The ball is delivered by Kallum Higginbotham, clearance made by Chris Erskine.

:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Rowson by Blair Alston. Free kick taken by Scott Fox.

Scottish Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Hearts 36 70 91
2 Hibernian 36 38 70
3 Rangers 36 30 67
4 Queen of South 36 17 60
5 Falkirk 36 0 53
6 Raith 36 -23 43
7 Dumbarton 36 -43 34
8 Livingston 36 -12 27
9 Alloa 36 -22 27
10 Cowdenbeath 36 -55 25

Full Scottish Championship Table