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Unfair challenge on Michael Gardyne by Martin Hardie results in a free kick. Michael McGovern takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Patrick Clarke from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
(Ross County) makes a substitution, with Iain Vigurs coming on for Gary Miller. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Barrowman by Alex Keddie. Marc Fitzpatrick takes the direct free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Andy Kirk. Michael McGovern takes the indirect free kick.
Andy Kirk scores a penalty. Dunfermline 1-1 Ross County.Penalty awarded for a foul by Jonathan Flynn on Joe Cardle.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Cardle on Gary Miller. Strike on goal comes in from Richard Brittain from the free kick.
Kevin Rutkiewicz is penalised for a handball. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Richard Brittain, Scott Boyd manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Joe Cardle, clearance made by Paul Lawson.
Jason Marr comes on in place of Steven Milne. Patrick Clarke replaces Liam Buchanan.
Andrew Barrowman finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Dunfermline 0-1 Ross County.Assist by Marc Fitzpatrick.
The referee blows for offside against Andrew Barrowman. Chris Smith takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Hardie on Steven Milne. Paul Lawson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Alex Keddie.
The offside flag is raised against Andrew Barrowman. Chris Smith takes the indirect free kick.
Effort from just outside the area by David Graham goes over the bar.
Foul by Stuart Kettlewell on Liam Buchanan, free kick awarded. Calum Woods delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Gary Miller makes a clearance.
Joe Cardle challenges Stuart Kettlewell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Brittain crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Kevin Rutkiewicz makes a clearance.
Gary Miller produces a cross, Calum Woods gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Richard Brittain, comfortable save by Chris Smith.
Richard Brittain fouled by Calum Woods, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Lawson restarts play with the free kick.
David Graham takes a shot. Blocked by Marc Fitzpatrick. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Joe Cardle from the left by-line, Headed effort on goal by Kevin Rutkiewicz from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
A cross is delivered by Joe Cardle, comfortable save by Michael McGovern.
Andrew Barrowman concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Mason. Free kick taken by Chris Smith.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Barrowman on Gary Mason. Free kick taken by Calum Woods.
The ball is crossed by Andy Kirk, save by Michael McGovern.
The referee penalises Michael Gardyne for handball. Austin McCann restarts play with the free kick.
Austin McCann challenges Michael Gardyne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Richard Brittain, clearance by Austin McCann.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Boyd on Liam Buchanan. Direct free kick taken by Austin McCann.
Michael Gardyne crosses the ball, Shot by Stuart Kettlewell from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
Gary Miller sends in a cross, Alex Keddie makes a clearance.
Paul Lawson goes into the referee's book. Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Lawson on Joe Cardle. Andy Kirk produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Lawson on Martin Hardie. Direct free kick taken by Martin Hardie.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Steven Milne. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Smith.
Michael Gardyne is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Chris Smith.
Andy Kirk is caught offside. Michael McGovern takes the indirect free kick.
Kevin Rutkiewicz is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Kevin Rutkiewicz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Milne. Free kick crossed by Richard Brittain, save by Chris Smith.
Joe Cardle sends in a cross, comfortable save by Michael McGovern.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Barrowman on Kevin Rutkiewicz. Free kick taken by Kevin Rutkiewicz.
Corner taken right-footed by Richard Brittain, clearance made by Kevin Rutkiewicz.
Gary Mason gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Gardyne. Stuart Kettlewell crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Austin McCann makes a clearance.
Steven Milne takes a corner.
Shot by Michael Gardyne. Save made by Chris Smith.
Foul by Gary Mason on Andrew Barrowman, free kick awarded. Jonathan Flynn restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Andrew Barrowman offside. Free kick taken by Chris Smith.
David Graham produces a cross, clearance made by Paul Lawson.
Michael Gardyne has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Centre by Steven Milne, clearance made by Kevin Rutkiewicz.
Foul by Joe Cardle on Michael Gardyne, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Richard Brittain, clearance by Kevin Rutkiewicz.
Handball by Liam Buchanan. Direct free kick taken by Michael McGovern.
Marc Fitzpatrick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Graham. Chris Smith takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Graham by Marc Fitzpatrick. Calum Woods produces a cross, Martin Hardie takes a shot. Save made by Michael McGovern.
Pars wait on Rutkiewicz
Dunfermline are hoping on-loan St Johnstone stopper Kevin Rutkiewicz can be involved against Ross County after missing out at the weekend.
However, the game looks to have come too soon for Neil McGregor with Andy Dowie, Nicky Phinn and Steven Bell also remaining sidelined.
Manager Jim McIntyre wants his men to bounce back from a disappointing day on Saturday when they lost 3-1 at home to Morton.
He said: "We have a good bunch of players here and we have the ability to bounce back quickly, of that I am sure.
"Ross County will be coming here boosted by their win at the weekend, and of course Jimmy Calderwood will be out to win over one of his former sides."
Ross County welcome defender Johnny Flynn back from suspension, but Darren McCormack and Steven Craig remain out with knocks for the trip.
Recently-appointed boss Jimmy Calderwood led the Dingwall men to their first win in four months when they beat Falkirk at the weekend and has the chance to make that a quickfire double at one of his former clubs.
Calderwood said: "We got in front at the weekend but then gave away a sloppy goal and I`m hoping we will not do that again, but fair play to the boys for coming back.
"We are travelling down to East End Park with a bit more confidence than we would have been if we had only drawn. Despite our win we are still too low in the table for my liking."
Pars perseverance pays off
Dunfermline failed to make the most of their game in hand on Scottish Division One leaders Raith as they needed Andy Kirk's late penalty to secure a 1-1 home draw against Ross County.
County had the better of the first half chances with Michael Gardyne coming close first when his 18-yard shot was saved Athletic goalkeeper Chris Smith then when his 30th minute header drifted wide.
The Pars started the second period better and Kevin Rutkiewicz headed wide.
But they were hit by a sucker-punch when County's Andrew Barrowman nodded in from Marc Fitzpatrick's cross after 67 minutes.
Dunfermline persevered though and got their rewards when Kirk equalised from the spot after 81 minutes following Jonathan Flynn's foul on Joe Cardle.
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