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Penalty awarded for a foul by John Robertson on Chris Erskine. Penalty taken left-footed by Kris Doolan and scored. Partick 4-0 Ayr.
The ball is crossed by Paul Paton.
Aaron Sinclair sends in a cross, Edward Malone makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Iain Flannigan, save made by Kevin Cuthbert.
Inswinging corner taken by Iain Flannigan from the left by-line, clearance by Edward Malone.
Iain Flannigan takes a shot. Save by Kevin Cuthbert. Iain Flannigan takes a shot. Save by Kevin Cuthbert.
Andrew Geggan has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Paul Paton crosses the ball.
The ball is swung over by Paul Paton.
Paul Cairney goes off and Iain Flannigan comes on.
Unfair challenge on James McKernan by Paul Cairney results in a free kick. Paul Cairney is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Martyn Campbell.
The ball is delivered by Aaron Sinclair. Kyle Hutton has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.
Jonathan Tiffoney is brought on as a substitute for Mark Roberts.
Shot by Kyle Hutton from 20 yards. Save by Kevin Cuthbert. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Cairney, David Rowson has a volleyed shot. Save made by Kevin Cuthbert.
Chris Erskine fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Partick 3-0 Ayr.Assist on the goal came from Christie Elliot.
Aaron Sinclair produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
David Rowson fouled by Alan Trouten, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen O'Donnell.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Doolan by Martyn Campbell. Martyn Campbell is shown a yellow card. Stuart Duff leaves the field to be replaced by Gareth Wardlaw. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Sinclair. The ball is swung over by Aaron Sinclair, Christie Elliot takes a shot. Save by Kevin Cuthbert.
Curled right-footed shot by Christie Elliot. Clearance made by Edward Malone. Paul Cairney grabs a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Partick 2-0 Ayr.Assist on the goal came from Christie Elliot. (Partick) makes a substitution, with Stephen O'Donnell coming on for Alan Archibald.
Christie Elliot produces a cross.
Inswinging corner taken by Micheal McGowan.
The ball is swung over by Stuart Duff, Paul Paton makes a clearance.
Booking for Stuart Duff for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Aaron Sinclair by Stuart Duff results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Paul Cairney from left wing, Kevin Cuthbert makes a save.
Handball decision goes against Michael Moffat. Kyle Hutton takes the direct free kick.
Paul Cairney takes a shot from 18 yards. Kevin Cuthbert makes a save.
Alan Trouten concedes a free kick for a foul on Aaron Sinclair. Free kick taken by Aaron Sinclair.
(Ayr) makes a substitution, with Alan Trouten coming on for Ryan Connolly.
Ryan Connolly fouled by Conrad Balatoni, the ref awards a free kick. Micheal McGowan sends in a cross, Martyn Campbell takes a shot. Save made by Scott Fox.
Centre by Mark Roberts.
Aaron Sinclair produces a cross, Micheal McGowan makes a clearance. Shot from just outside the box by Paul Cairney misses to the right of the target.
A goal is scored by David Rowson from the edge of the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Partick 1-0 Ayr.Assist on the goal came from Paul Cairney.
A cross is delivered by Ryan Connolly, David Rowson manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by David Rowson.
Paul Cairney takes the outswinging corner, Edward Malone manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Christie Elliot, Stuart Duff gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Moffat by Conrad Balatoni. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Connolly.
Corner taken by Paul Cairney played to the near post, Mark Roberts manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by David Rowson, Martyn Campbell manages to make a clearance.
Kris Doolan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Edward Malone. John Robertson takes the direct free kick.
Andrew Geggan is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Fox.
Michael Moffat takes a shot. Blocked by Kyle Hutton. Stuart Duff fouled by Kris Doolan, the ref awards a free kick. Martyn Campbell takes the free kick.
Foul by Chris Erskine on Stuart Duff, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Micheal McGowan.
Unfair challenge on Edward Malone by Kris Doolan results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Kevin Cuthbert.
Paul Paton sends in a cross.
Aaron Sinclair produces a cross, Kevin Cuthbert makes a clearance.
Paul Paton sends in a cross, clearance by Stuart Duff.
Centre by Micheal McGowan, save made by Scott Fox.
The ball is sent over by Paul Paton.
A cross is delivered by Paul Paton. The offside flag is raised against Kris Doolan. Kevin Cuthbert takes the free kick.
Kyle Hutton has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
Paul Paton delivers the ball, clearance made by Stuart Duff.
Michael Moffat crosses the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Mark Roberts strikes the post.
Mark Roberts takes a shot. Alan Archibald gets a block in.
Paul Cairney takes a shot. Save by Kevin Cuthbert.
Mark Roberts has an effort at goal. Save made by Scott Fox.
Effort on goal by Aaron Sinclair from 25 yards. Save by Kevin Cuthbert.
Andrew Geggan concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Cairney. David Rowson takes the free kick.
Alan Archibald concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Roberts. Free kick taken by James McKernan.
(Partick) makes a substitution, with Conrad Balatoni coming on for Scott Robertson.
Foul by Kris Doolan on Martyn Campbell, free kick awarded. Martyn Campbell takes the free kick.
Chris Erskine fouled by Stuart Duff, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Cairney.
Shot by David Rowson from outside the box goes over the target.
The ball is sent over by Aaron Sinclair, clearance made by John Robertson.
The ball is crossed by Ryan Connolly, blocked by Paul Paton.
Foul by Paul Paton on Mark Roberts, free kick awarded. Ryan Connolly takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Erskine by Stuart Duff. David Rowson takes the direct free kick.
Reid waiting on Robertson
Partick striker Tommy Stewart looks set to miss the visit of Ayr.
Stewart is nursing a thigh strain and is likely to join defender Willie Kinniburgh (hip) on the sidelines as the Jags look to make it four games in a row without defeat.
Manager Jackie McNamara has warned his side to be wary of an Ayr coming out all guns blazing.
He said: "Ayr gave themselves a mountain to climb last week at Morton when they lost three goals in the first 15 minutes.
"Whilst I have put that down to a one-off, they will be determined not to repeat it so they may well come out really quickly and have us on the back foot from kick-off.`
Ross Robertson is an injury concern for Ayr. The midfielder is nursing an ankle problem and manager Brian Reid will wait until the latest possible moment before deciding whether to include the 20-year-old in his squad.
"Ross is rated as a doubt but he is young and a quick healer so I will give him plenty of time to make it," said Reid.
Former Dundee United, Aberdeen and Inverness defender Stuart Duff will make his third and final appearance as a trialist for the Honest Men.
Meanwhile, Reid is determined that there is no repeat of the crazy four-minute spell at Morton last week that cost his side three goals.
He added: "We cannot afford another bad day at the office like that one."
Ayr cruise to victory
An impressive second-half display from Partick helped them record a 4-0 home win over struggling Ayr in the Irn-Bru Scottish First Division.
Ayr had the opportunity to take the lead after 23 minutes but Mark Roberts' headed Michael Moffat's cross against the upright.
Midfielder David Rowson opened the scoring three minutes after half-time when he struck a low left-footed shot past Ayr goalkeeper Kevin Cuthbert.
Paul Cairney doubled the home side's lead after 65 minutes with an impressive right-footed volley from 20 yards before Chris Erskine made it three, eight minutes later with a neat right-footed strike after being put through by Christie Elliot.
Kris Doolan completed the scoring two minutes into added time from the penalty spot after Erskine had been fouled by Ayr defender John Robertson inside the area.
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