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Corner taken short by David Graham.
Liam Buchanan is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Sean Welsh.
Shot by Patrick Clarke from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.
David Graham takes a inswinging corner to the near post.
Effort from deep inside the area by Ryan Thomson misses to the left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sean Welsh from the right by-line, Close range header by Michael Mullen misses to the right of the target.
John Kane grabs a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Dunfermline 3-1 Stirling.
Unfair challenge on Sean Welsh by David Graham results in a free kick. Sean Welsh delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.
Kevin Rutkiewicz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Mullen. Ross Forsyth takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Graham, clearance by Andrew Gibson.
Outswinging corner taken by David Graham.
Alex Burke comes on in place of Andy Dowie.
John Kane on for Stephen Stirling.
Ryan Thomson on for Joe Cardle.
Scott Buist receives a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Patrick Clarke by Scott Buist results in a free kick. Austin McCann restarts play with the free kick.
Andrew Gibson replaces Scott Robertson.
Martin Hardie is cautioned. Joe Cardle is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Scott Robertson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. (Stirling) makes a substitution, with Michael Mullen coming on for Tom Brighton. Scott Robertson challenges Martin Hardie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Hardie restarts play with the free kick.
Liam Buchanan grabs a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Dunfermline 3-0 Stirling.
Ryan Borris takes the inswinging corner, Scott Robertson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Keddie. Chris Smith takes the direct free kick.
Scott Robertson takes a shot. Kevin Rutkiewicz gets a block in.
Unfair challenge on Joe Cardle by Scott Buist results in a free kick. Joe Cardle crosses the ball in from the free kick, Scott Christie makes a save.
Foul by Joe Cardle on Stephen Stirling, free kick awarded. Ross Forsyth takes the free kick.
Patrick Clarke comes on in place of Steven McDougall.
The referee books Sean Welsh for unsporting behaviour. Martin Hardie scores a penalty. Dunfermline 2-0 Stirling.Penalty awarded for a foul by Sean Welsh on Joe Cardle.
Martin Hardie has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Joe Cardle.
Gary Mason is shown a red card for violent conduct. Tom Brighton fouled by Gary Mason, the ref awards a free kick. Ross Forsyth takes the direct free kick.
Scott Christie fouled by Martin Hardie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Christie.
Unfair challenge on Tom Brighton by Alex Keddie results in a free kick. Sean Welsh restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Austin McCann. Scott Christie restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by David Graham on Ryan Borris, free kick awarded. Ryan Borris restarts play with the free kick.
Red card for Martyn Corrigan. Caution for Paul McHale. Martin Hardie scores a penalty. Dunfermline 1-0 Stirling.Unfair challenge on Steven McDougall by Martyn Corrigan results in a Penalty.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Brighton by Andy Dowie. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul McHale, save made by Chris Smith.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Stirling on Joe Cardle. Chris Smith takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul McHale from the left by-line, Martin Hardie manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Paul McHale, Kevin Rutkiewicz makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Rutkiewicz on Tom Brighton. Direct free kick taken by Brian Allison.
Long range shot by Martin Hardie goes wide right of the net.
The ball is swung over by Austin McCann, Martin Hardie has a headed effort at goal from close in that hits the post.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Tom Brighton. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Smith.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Joe Cardle from the right by-line to the near post.
Unfair challenge on Chris Smith by Ryan Borris results in a free kick. Chris Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Steven McDougall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sean Welsh. Sean Welsh takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Tom Brighton. Chris Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen Stirling takes a shot. Save made by Chris Smith.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Borris by Andy Dowie results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul McHale.
Martin Hardie is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Scott Christie.
Shot by Ryan Borris from a long way out goes over the net.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Rutkiewicz on Tom Brighton. Ross Forsyth takes the direct free kick.
Duo return for Pars
Dunfermline welcome back defenders Kevin Rutkiewicz and Andy Dowie for their second match against Stirling Albion inside a week.
Neil McGregor, Nicky Phinn and Steven Bell remain sidelined and promotion-chasing East End Park manager Jim McIntyre is remaining pragmatic after the sides drew 1-1 on Tuesday.
He said: "We played some excellent football in that game, some of the best we have played in a while but full credit to Stirling Albion they certainly through bodies in the way of things.
"We have the chance to pick up three points from them now and if we play like we did on Tuesday and have a wee bit better luck in front of goal we will do okay."
Stirling Albion are boosted by the return of Scott Buist and Ross Forsyth after suspension but have Michael Doyle and Gordon Smith missing through bans.
They join injured goalkeeper Callum Reidford and defender Greig MacDonald on the sidelines with full-back Jonathan Brown also a doubt.
Manager Jocky Scott was pleased at how his men battled back from a goal down on Tuesday to rescue a 1-1 draw.
However, he said: "I am looking for the same effort but we have more chance of winning a game with 11 players on the park and playing for 90 minutes and not just 45 minutes."
Fiery clash ends in Pars` favour
Dunfermline kept-up their promotion tilt with a 4-1 hammering of Stirling in a game that saw three players dismissed.
Martyn Corrigan saw red for Stirling as he hauled down Steven McDougall in the box, allowing Martin Hardie to convert from the penalty spot after 31 minutes.
Paul McHale joined his Albion team-mate in the changing room after he picked up a second booking, and Dunfermline's Gary Mason was given his marching orders for violent conduct soon after.
A second penalty, awarded after Sean Welsh up-ended Joe Cardle, allowed Hardie to bag his second after 45 minutes as Stirling's afternoon turned from bad to worse.
The hosts dominated the clash thereafter and found themselves three ahead 10 minutes into the second period when Liam Buchanan struck.
John Kane pulled one back for Stirling, but Hardie completed his hat-trick in the final minute from Alex Burke's cross.
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