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John Baird takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Steven Lawless takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Grant Adam parries the ball away.
Penalty scored by Aaron Muirhead. Partick 3-1 Cowdenbeath.
Jordan Morton gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Steven Lawless.
Header by Christie Elliot goes over the bar.
Corner taken by Ross Forbes from the left by-line.
Kane Hemmings has an effort at goal. Scott Fox safely holds on.
Christie Elliot has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
James Stevenson takes the free kick.
Stuart Bannigan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Stevenson.
Jordan Morton takes a fantastic shot and missed to the left of the net.
The assistant referee flags for offside against John Baird.
Steven Lawless scores with their left foot. Partick 2-1 Cowdenbeath.Kris Doolan provided the assist for the goal.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Ross Forbes.
Clearance by Gabriel Piccolo.
Nathaniel Wedderburn fouled by Gabriel Piccolo, the ref awards a free kick.
Kane Hemmings takes a shot. Scott Fox catches the ball.
Header by John Armstrong goes to the left of the goal.
Corner taken by James Stevenson.
Greg Stewart goes off and Kyle Miller comes on.
Kane Hemmings has an effort at goal. A parry by Scott Fox prevents the goal.
Free kick crossed by Ross Forbes.
Kane Hemmings scores with a left foot finish. Partick 1-1 Cowdenbeath.
Kris Doolan takes a shot. A parry by Grant Adam prevents the goal.
Christie Elliot grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Partick 1-0 Cowdenbeath.The assist for the goal came from Steven Lawless.
Free kick taken by Grant Adam.
Booking for John Baird for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Sinclair on Greg Stewart.
Shot by Steven Lawless went over the crossbar.
Corner taken by Steven Lawless from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Steven Lawless from the left by-line.
Corner taken by Ross Forbes.
Shot by Ross Forbes went harmlessly over the bar.
Christie Elliot comes on in place of Kallum Higginbotham.
Stuart Bannigan restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kris Doolan by Thomas O'Brien results in a free kick.
Ross Forbes has a direct shot on goal from the free kick and misses the right post.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Forbes by Nathaniel Wedderburn.
Kane Hemmings has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Jordan Morton on for Marc McKenzie.
(Cowdenbeath) makes a substitution, with Kane Hemmings coming on for Andrew Russell.
Free kick crossed by Aaron Sinclair.
Kris Doolan is brought on as a substitute for Mark Kerr.
Foul by Dean Brett on Kallum Higginbotham, free kick awarded.
Gabriel Piccolo manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by James Stevenson from the right by-line.
Shot by Steven Lawless went harmlessly over the bar.
Centre by Dean Brett.
Ross Forbes takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Free kick crossed by Grant Adam.
James Craigen leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Lawless.
Corner from the right by-line taken by James Stevenson.
A save by Scott Fox from penalty by James Stevenson. Partick 0-0 Cowdenbeath.Penalty saved by Scott Fox. Partick 0-0 Cowdenbeath.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen O'Donnell on James Stevenson.
James Stevenson takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
Free kick crossed by James Stevenson.
John Baird has an effort at goal.
Kallum Higginbotham restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kallum Higginbotham by Nathaniel Wedderburn.
Stephen O'Donnell is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Header at goal by Gabriel Piccolo to the left of the net.
The official flags Kallum Higginbotham offside.
Ross Forbes takes a shot. Grant Adam catches the ball.
Shot by Ross Forbes. Grant Adam safely holds on.
Kenneth Adamson is ruled offside.
Shot by Kallum Higginbotham went wide left of the target.
Ross Forbes crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Foul by Andrew Russell on Aaron Sinclair, free kick awarded.
John Baird takes a fantastic shot and went wide of the left-hand post.
A cross is delivered by Stephen O'Donnell.
John Baird takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Grant Adam catches the ball.
Shot by John Baird went over the bar.
A cross is delivered by Aaron Sinclair.
Free kick taken by Lewis Milne.
Foul by Stuart Bannigan on Greg Stewart, free kick awarded.
Kallum Higginbotham is ruled offside.
Clearance by Aaron Muirhead.
Andrew Russell takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Kallum Higginbotham takes a shot and went wide right of the net.
Shot by Nathaniel Wedderburn missed to the right of the net.
Thomas O'Brien manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Aaron Sinclair.
James Stevenson takes a shot. Scott Fox safely holds on.
Archibald eyes longer cup run
Boss Alan Archibald says Partick's Ramsdens Cup run last season has whetted the appetite for an extended showing in the Scottish League Cup this year.
Thistle progressed all the way to the final of the Ramsdens only to miss out on the silverware after a penalty shootout with Queen of the South.
Archibald feels their efforts in the League Cup have not been quite as impressive in recent years and he is keen to make amends this time as they prepare to face Cowdenbeath in the second round.
Archibald said: "It's very important to get a run this year.
"We've not had a good run for the last few years and have been out in the early rounds.
"The last four or five years have been really disappointing.
"We saw how good it was getting a run in the Ramsdens Cup last year.
"The fans enjoyed it and the players enjoyed it. We are desperate to win the game tomorrow."
Partick play host to the Blue Brazil on the back of Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership which ended their unbeaten start to the season.
Archibald said: "The good thing about getting another game so quickly is that we can put the weekend game behind us and we are hoping we can get the win against Cowdenbeath.
"We were a lot better in the second half against Motherwell and we could maybe have nicked a point but we will learn from that game and move on.
"I know how tough this game will be because we played Cowdenbeath a number of times last year in the league and in the cup and there was always only one goal in it.
"They've got a similar squad so we know it will be a very tough game.
"I'm expecting them to come and attack.
"When they came to Firhill last year they came and attacked so we are expecting a very attacking side."
Stephen O'Donnell is a slight doubt as he struggles with a knock but Archibald hopes he will be passed fit.
Sean Welsh (dead leg) and Jordan McMillan (ankle) both remain on the sidelines.
Cowdenbeath have goalkeeper Grant Adam available after he served a one-game ban at the weekend when the Blue Brazil went down 3-1 to Alloa.
Everyone else in the Central Park squad is available to player/manager Colin Cameron as he looks for his men to put a disappointing start to their Championship campaign behind them.
Cameron said: "It has been disappointing to not pick up a point yet but the game at Firhill gives us a break from the league.
"Thistle are favourites and no-one expects us to do anything. We can go and enjoy the game and see where that takes us."
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