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Corner taken short by James Creaney.
(Dumbarton) makes a substitution, with Paul Nugent coming on for Ryan Finnie.
Graeme Owens receives a yellow card. Paul Lovering goes into the referee's book for dissent.
Patrick Walker fires in a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Airdrie Utd 2-3 Dumbarton.
Handball by Scott Sally. Alan Lithgow takes the free kick.
Alan Lithgow is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Ryan Donnelly goes off and Scott Sally comes on. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Lovering.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mark Gilhaney, save made by Connor Fairley.
Scott Agnew takes a shot. Save by Connor Fairley.
Ryan Borris is brought on as a substitute for Mark Lamont.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by William McLaren.
Corner taken by Mark Gilhaney from the left by-line played to the near post.
Patrick Walker shown a yellow card.
The referee blows for offside against Patrick Walker. Nathan Blockley takes the direct free kick.
Shot from outside the area by Scott Agnew misses to the left of the goal.
The referee cautions James Creaney for unsporting behaviour.
Corner taken by Mark Gilhaney from the left by-line.
Inswinging corner taken by Scott Agnew, A goal is scored by Scott Agnew from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 2-2 Dumbarton.
Patrick Walker is ruled offside. Jamie Stevenson restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Scott Agnew, clearance made by Jamie Stevenson.
Effort from inside the area by Jamie Bain misses to the right of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jamie Stevenson.
Ryan Donnelly takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Grindlay.
Patrick Walker on for Ally Graham.
Nathan Blockley challenges Mark Lamont unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Creaney restarts play with the free kick.
Alan Lithgow shown a yellow card. Jamie Stevenson is cautioned.
John Boyle leaves the field to be replaced by Graeme Goodall.
Foul by Cameron MacDonald on Bryan Prunty, free kick awarded. Cameron MacDonald dismissed for violent conduct. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Agnew.
Kieron Stallard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Finnie. Free kick taken by Alan Lithgow.
Effort on goal by Mark Gilhaney from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.
Paul Lovering takes a shot. Save by Stephen Grindlay.
Ryan Donnelly concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Lamont. Martin McNiff takes the indirect free kick.
James Creaney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Boyle. Free kick taken by Jamie Stevenson.
A goal is scored by John Boyle from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 2-1 Dumbarton.Assist on the goal came from Jamie Stevenson.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Ally Graham. Kieron Stallard takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Scott Agnew, Alan Lithgow finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Airdrie Utd 1-1 Dumbarton.
Shot by Paul Lovering from a long way out goes over the target.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Agnew, save by Connor Fairley.
Corner taken by William McLaren from the left by-line.
William McLaren fouled by Ryan Finnie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jamie Stevenson, save by Stephen Grindlay.
Cameron MacDonald challenges Bryan Prunty unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Agnew takes the free kick.
Jamie Bain concedes a free kick for a foul on James Creaney. Jamie Bain goes into the referee's book. Kevin Nicoll is given a yellow card. Alan Lithgow takes the free kick.
Short corner worked by Mark Gilhaney.
Martin McNiff concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Blockley. William McLaren crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Stephen Grindlay.
Ally Graham is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Nathan Blockley takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on William McLaren by Mark Gilhaney. Jamie Stevenson takes the free kick.
John Boyle is caught offside. Free kick taken by Martin McNiff.
Goal scored by Ryan Donnelly from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Airdrie Utd 1-0 Dumbarton.William McLaren provided the assist for the goal.
James Creaney fouled by Jamie Bain, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Grindlay.
The official flags Bryan Prunty offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kieron Stallard.
The official flags Bryan Prunty offside. Indirect free kick taken by Nathan Blockley.
Nathan Blockley concedes a free kick for a foul on Bryan Prunty. Indirect free kick taken by Kevin Nicoll.
Kevin Nicoll concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Lynch. Free kick taken by Paul Lovering.
Effort from the edge of the area by William McLaren goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Owens' goal is to be fit for Dumbarton clash
Airdrie winger Graeme Owens is a doubt for the home clash with Dumbarton with a place in the play-off zone available to the winners.
Manager Jimmy Boyle's search to bring in a goalkeeper and a full-back to bolster his squad so far proving fruitless.
Boyle is determined his men get into the top four as he said: "Our aim at the start of the season was to make the play-offs and that remains our aim now.
"Dumbarton will come here and attack us and we need to counter that.
"Cowdenbeath showed why they are league leaders when they beat us last week but if we show the dig that we showed when we defeated Albion Rovers and Forfar in the league recently then we will do okay."
Dumbarton will be without midfielder Kieran Brannan, who has joined Clyde on loan after the return to fitness of Martin McNiff and Kevin Nicoll.
Sons manager Alan Adamson is hoping to bring in a striker with SPL experience prior to kick-off for a contest he believes will have goals in it.
Adamson said: "Airdrie like to attack and so do we, so it should be an open contest. We looked a more solid outfit against Brechin last week so hopefully we can continue that in this game.
"A win keeps us right in the hunt for a play-off place and also opens up a gap on Airdrie so that has to be our aim."
Walker leaves it late
Substitute Patrick Walker scored an 88th-minute winner as Dumbarton twice came from behind to win 3-2 at 10-man Airdrie.
Ryan Donnelly put the hosts in front after 15 minutes when he swept home from William McLaren's delivery.
Defender Alan Lithgow equalised for the visitors in the 34th minute, meeting Scott Agnew's inswinging corner to head into the net.
But the home side regained the lead just two minutes later courtesy of striker John Boyle's neat finish.
Three minutes after the interval Airdrie defender Cameron MacDonald was shown a straight red card for violent conduct following his challenge on Bryan Prunty.
Midfielder Agnew fired in from deep inside the penalty area to level things after 67 minutes before Walker, introduced in the 59th minute, scored from close range to grab the winner with just two minutes of normal time remaining.