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Inswinging corner taken by Jack Compton from the right by-line, save by Chris Smith.
Pedro Moutinho takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Mark Stewart has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.
Caution for Austin McCann. Austin McCann challenges Jack Compton unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Jack Compton from right wing, Austin McCann makes a clearance.
Ross Perry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Graham Bayne. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Austin McCann, Marc Twaddle makes a clearance.
David Graham produces a cross, Andy Kirk takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar.
Mark Stewart is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Mark Stewart concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Cardle. Joe Cardle crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Robert Olejnik.
Steven McDougall goes off and David Graham comes on.
Pedro Moutinho replaces Kallum Higginbotham.
Alex Burke leaves the field to be replaced by Graham Bayne.
Corner taken by Jack Compton, save by Chris Smith.
Outswinging corner taken by Steven McDougall.
Ross Perry challenges Andy Kirk unfairly and gives away a free kick. Austin McCann restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from just outside the box by Jack Compton goes over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Tom McManus by Chris Higgins results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Burton O'Brien.
Steven McDougall has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Shot by Mark Stewart from 12 yards. Save by Chris Smith.
Ryan Thomson comes on in place of Martin Hardie. Unfair challenge on Joe Cardle by Ross Perry results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Austin McCann, save by Robert Olejnik.
Booking for Calum Woods for unsporting behaviour. Penalty scored by Mark Millar. Falkirk 1-2 Dunfermline.Penalty awarded for a foul by Calum Woods on Kallum Higginbotham.
Booking for Mark Millar for dissent.
(Falkirk) makes a substitution, with Jack Compton coming on for Stewart Murdoch.
Carl Finnigan leaves the field to be replaced by Tom McManus.
Martin Hardie fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Falkirk 0-2 Dunfermline.Assist by Steven McDougall.
Foul by Ross Perry on Joe Cardle, free kick awarded. Joe Cardle crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by Robert Olejnik.
The official flags Mark Stewart offside. Direct free kick taken by Calum Woods.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar from the right by-line, Chris Smith makes a save.
Kallum Higginbotham fouled by Alex Burke, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian McLean.
Outswinging corner taken by Mark Millar from the right by-line, clearance made by Alex Burke.
Calum Woods finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Falkirk 0-1 Dunfermline.Outswinging corner taken by Steven McDougall,
Unfair challenge on Joe Cardle by Ross Perry results in a free kick. Joe Cardle delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by Thomas Scobbie.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Burton O'Brien by Gary Mason. Free kick taken by Burton O'Brien.
The referee blows for offside against Joe Cardle. Free kick taken by Brian McLean.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Keddie on Carl Finnigan. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.
Steven McDougall produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.
Inswinging corner taken by Mark Millar from the left by-line, Austin McCann makes a clearance.
Carl Finnigan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Keddie. Free kick taken by Chris Higgins.
Effort on goal by Martin Hardie from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Joe Cardle challenges Ross Perry unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ross Perry restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Mason on Mark Stewart. Free kick taken by Thomas Scobbie.
Mark Millar takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Alex Keddie makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Millar to the near post, clearance by Gary Mason.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Keddie by Kallum Higginbotham. Free kick taken by Chris Higgins.
The referee gives a free kick against Andy Kirk for handball. Direct free kick taken by Brian McLean.
Khalis misses out for Falkirk
Falkirk have ruled out French defender Mehdi Khalis for their crunch promotion clash with second placed Dunfermline.
Brian McLean and Mark Millar are also doubts for a game that manager Steven Pressley describes as "massive".
He said: "This is a huge game for Falkirk, a massive one and one I am looking for us to win.
"I have played in plenty of passionate derbies in my career and this one is up there with them with the only difference being that it is viewed by a smaller crowd than an Old Firm game.
"Dunfermline have plenty of experienced players but we played really well at their place recently and were unlucky not to win. Hopefully we can put that right in this game."
Dunfermline are without the injured quartet of Neil McGregor, Andy Dowie, Nicky Phinn and Steven Bell.
After losing to Morton last Saturday and drawing with Ross County, Pars manager Jim McIntyre believes that this is the ideal game for his men to be going into.
He said: "We have been disappointed with our last two results but you cannot worry for too long about them when you have a game like this coming up.
"Our players will be motivated enough and this would be a great game to win and get us going again.
"We won there on the opening day of the league season and a repeat of that would be very welcome."
Pars bolster position with win
Dunfermline extended their lead over promotion-chasing rivals Falkirk with a 2-1 away victory.
The visitors struck first when a Steven McDougall corner found Calum Woods unmarked at the far post, where he was free to fire the Pars into the lead.
Left-back Woods then turned provider as he crossed for Martin Hardie to extend Dunfermline's lead just minutes before half-time.
Falkirk demonstrated attacking intent after the break with the introduction of Tom McManus and Jack Compton.
The game began to turn when Kallum Higginbotham was brought down in the area by Woods. The penalty was converted by Mark Millar and Falkirk began to push for an equaliser.
Mark Stewart had a chance to salvage a point for the Bairns, but couldn't keep his header on target.
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