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David Winters produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.
Jordan Morton takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Alan Lithgow.
A goal is scored by Scott Linton from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Dumbarton 0-4 Cowdenbeath.Lewis Coult provided the assist for the goal.
Shot by Kieran Brannan. Save made by Thomas Flynn.
Craig Winter replaces Colin Cameron. Anthony Wallace joins the action as a substitute, replacing Martin McNiff. Kieran Brannan is brought on as a substitute for Mark Gilhaney.
Alan Lithgow takes the free kick.
The referee shows Jordan Morton a yellow card.
Short corner worked by Mark Gilhaney.
A goal is scored by Jordan Morton from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dumbarton 0-3 Cowdenbeath.Assist on the goal came from Marc McKenzie.
Jordan Morton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kal Naismith.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Marc McKenzie from the right by-line to the near post, Martin McNiff manages to make a clearance.
Greg Stewart goes off and Lewis Coult comes on.
David Winters joins the action as a substitute, replacing Bryan Prunty.
Effort by Mark Gilhaney from a long way out goes over the target.
Kevin Nicoll produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.
Greg Stewart takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ewings.
Long range shot by Ross McKinnon goes wide right of the net.
Scott Agnew decides to take a short corner.
Scott Agnew takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand post.
The offside flag is raised against Scott Linton. Alan Lithgow takes the direct free kick.
Martin McBride produces a cross, Patrick Walker produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Mark Gilhaney goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Corner taken left-footed by Scott Agnew.
John Armstrong concedes a free kick for a foul on Bryan Prunty. Scott Agnew takes the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Scott Linton. Dominic Kennedy takes the free kick.
Greg Stewart is caught offside. Dominic Kennedy restarts play with the free kick.
Scott Linton takes a short corner.
Effort from the edge of the area by Greg Stewart goes wide of the right-hand post.
Inswinging corner taken by Marc McKenzie, save by Jamie Ewings.
Jon Robertson gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Dumbarton 0-2 Cowdenbeath.Assist on the goal came from Scott Linton.
Inswinging corner taken by Scott Agnew from the right by-line played to the near post, Thomas Flynn makes a save.
Dean Brett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Gilhaney. Scott Agnew takes the free kick.
Greg Stewart is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Alan Lithgow.
Foul by Dominic Kennedy on Kal Naismith, free kick awarded. Kal Naismith takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Scott Linton from the left by-line to the near post.
Marc McKenzie scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dumbarton 0-1 Cowdenbeath.Assist on the goal came from Scott Linton.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Scott Linton.
Corner from right by-line taken by Scott Linton.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Greg Stewart by Martin McNiff. Colin Cameron takes the direct free kick.
Scott Agnew takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, save by Thomas Flynn.
Short corner taken by Martin McBride from the left by-line, save by Thomas Flynn.
Duo set for Dumbarton debuts
Dumbarton look set to give debuts to on-loan pair Dominic Kennedy and Ross McKinnon when Cowdenbeath visit.
The experienced Ryan Borris remains out with a groin problem, though.
Manager Alan Adamson is hoping to tighten up the Second Division's most porous defence, saying: "We are the third-highest scorers in the league but the worst defensively.
"You do not need to be a genius to work out where we need to change things, so Dominic and Ross may well get their chance to show what they can do.
"Cowdenbeath are a good side particularly from the middle to the front, so we have to ensure we keep things tight, while not losing any of our attacking edge."
Cowdenbeath will again be missing the injured trio of Dene Droughe, Danny Mackay and Mark Ramsay.
Manager Colin Cameron admitted he was in a quandary with what to do tactically for this fixture.
"Dumbarton are a bit like us in that they score a lot of goals but lose too many for their managers liking," he said.
"Everyone expects a lot of goals in this game but I would be quite happy to sneak a 1-0 win and head home with the three points.
"I have still to decide whether to go there and play it really tight and blunt their threat, or go for it in our usual style and let them worry about our forward players."
Victory keeps Cowdenbeath in the hunt
Cowdenbeath kept pace with Arbroath at the top of the Irn-Bru Second Division with a commanding 4-0 win at Dumbarton.
The visitors declared their intentions early on and took the lead after just eight minutes when Marc McKenzie curled past Jamie Ewings having been put through by Scott Linton.
It was 2-0 before the halfway point of the first half as Linton set up Jon Robertson for a close-range left-footed finish.
They extended their lead further when McKenzie crossed from the right for Jordan Morton to fire home from six yards out.
And the demolition was complete five minutes from time when Linton got the goal he deserved, slotting Lewis Coult's pass past Ewings from just inside the box.
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