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James Creaney shown a yellow card. James Creaney challenges Lloyd Young unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Johnstone.
The official flags Derek Carcary offside. Michael Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Craig Johnstone crosses the ball, comfortable save by Stephen Grindley.
Effort on goal by Jon McShane from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
The referee shows Scott Durie a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Martin McNiff on for Ryan McStay. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon McShane by Scott Durie. Direct free kick taken by James Creaney.
Ben Gordon challenges Craig Johnstone unfairly and gives away a Penalty. A save by Stephen Grindley from penalty by Robert Linn. East Fife 1-3 Dumbarton.
James Creaney concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd Young. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Craig Johnstone from left channel, Stephen Grindley makes a comfortable save.
Derek Carcary comes on in place of Patrick Walker. The offside flag is raised against Craig Johnstone. Free kick taken by Stephen Grindley.
A cross is delivered by Nicky Devlin, clearance made by Mark McCulloch.
Jordan Halsman is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Mark McCulloch.
Foul by David Muir on James Creaney, free kick awarded. James Creaney restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark McCulloch on Mark Gilhaney. Ben Gordon restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Patrick Walker. Dylan McGowan restarts play with the free kick.
Jon McShane produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Patrick Walker delivers the ball, Mark McCulloch manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Shaun Fagan on Ryan McStay, free kick awarded. James Creaney restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from left by-line taken by Mark Gilhaney.
Matthew Park leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Johnstone. James Hamilton goes off and Steven Hislop comes on.
Shaun Fagan handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Ryan McStay produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Matthew Park produces a cross.
Unfair challenge on Jordan Halsman by Scott Durie results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Nugent from left channel, Dylan McGowan manages to make a clearance.
A goal is scored by Andrew Geggan from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-3 Dumbarton.Patrick Walker provided the assist for the goal.
Jon McShane fouled by Dylan McGowan, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan McStay takes the direct free kick.
Booking for John Ovenstone. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrick Walker by John Ovenstone. Strike on goal comes in from Ryan McStay from the free kick, save by Michael Brown.
Foul by Jordan Halsman on Lloyd Young, free kick awarded. Scott Durie crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, James Creaney makes a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Lloyd Young. Stephen Grindley restarts play with the free kick.
Robert Linn has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Matthew Park scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. East Fife 1-2 Dumbarton.
Effort from the edge of the area by Robert Linn goes wide of the right-hand post.
The referee shows Matthew Park a yellow card. Handball by Matthew Park. Stephen Grindley takes the free kick.
Foul by Paul Nugent on Robert Linn, free kick awarded. Mark McCulloch delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance made by Andrew Geggan.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Robert Linn.
Caution for Ben Gordon. Jordan Halsman concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Linn. Free kick crossed right-footed by Dylan McGowan from right channel, Ben Gordon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Hamilton. Shot comes in from Robert Linn from the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Ryan McStay from the right by-line.
A goal is scored by Mark Gilhaney from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. East Fife 0-2 Dumbarton.Assist by Jon McShane.
James Hamilton fouled by Ben Gordon, the ref awards a free kick. Shaun Fagan crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Patrick Walker fires in a goal from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. East Fife 0-1 Dumbarton.The assist for the goal came from Mark Gilhaney.
The offside flag is raised against Robert Linn. Stephen Grindley takes the free kick.
The official flags Jon McShane offside. Dylan McGowan restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark McCulloch on Mark Gilhaney. Direct free kick taken by Ben Gordon.
Jordan Halsman is ruled offside. Scott Durie takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Andrew Geggan on Matthew Park, free kick awarded. Michael Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Dylan McGowan takes the direct free kick.
Robert Sloan goes off and Shaun Fagan comes on.
Inswinging corner taken by Robert Linn, Nicky Devlin makes a clearance.
Mishit right-footed shot by Robert Linn. Stephen Grindley makes a comfortable save.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Park from the right by-line.
Hislop out for Fifers
East Fife striker Steven Hislop will join defender Stevie Campbell on the sidelines for the crunch clash with Dumbarton.
Hislop is the latest injury concern for John Robertson, although recent loan signing Matthew Park - a defender from Hearts - is in line for a start after making his debut as a substitute at the weekend.
Robertson has asked for more of the same from his men after they picked up three points on Saturday at struggling Stenhousemuir.
He said: "Now that we`ve moved off the bottom the plan is to keep moving away from there and a win over Dumbarton achieves that.
"There is also the added advantage that Peterhead and Stenhousemuir are playing each other so something has to give up there, so it could turn into a really good night for us."
Andy Geggan returns after suspension to bolster a Dumbarton midfield that is still missing the injured pair of Craig McLeish and Alan Cook.
Sons boss Alan Adamson is looking to pick his players up after they lost an injury-time goal to Airdrie at the weekend that denied them a third successive win.
East Fife claimed a 6-0 win on their last visit to New Bayview, and Adamson said: "The boys put a lot into the game on Saturday and it looked like we were heading to 22 points and a wee gap over some teams, until we lost that late goal.
"Hopefully our youngsters have learnt from it."
Dumbarton claim crucial win
Dumbarton eased their relegation worries with a 3-1 win at fellow strugglers East Fife.
The Sons took the lead after 17 minutes, Annan loanee Patrick Walker scoring his sixth goal in 10 games from 20 yards.
It was 2-0 six minutes later as on-loan Alloa man Mark Gilhaney netted his fifth of the season from 12 yards.
Matthew Park, making his first start for the club, pulled one back for the Fifers one minute before half-time from inside the box.
But the away side restored their two-goal advantage 10 minutes after the break when Andrew Geggan converted from Walker's cross.
East Fife could have set up a frantic finish but Dumbarton goalkeeper Stephen Grindley saved Robert Linn's late penalty.
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