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Foul by Jay Fulton on Stuart Bannigan, free kick awarded. Conrad Balatoni takes the direct free kick.
Sean Higgins challenges Ross Forbes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Sinclair fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Kris Doolan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Craig.
Christopher Erskine takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.
Corner taken left-footed by Ross Forbes to the near post, Kieran Duffie makes a clearance.
Stuart Bannigan takes a shot. Save by Michael McGovern.
Shot from deep inside the area by Steven Craig clears the crossbar.
Sean Higgins replaces Thomas Grant.
A goal is scored by Christopher Erskine from the edge of the area low into the middle of the goal. Partick 4-1 Falkirk.Assist on the goal came from James Craigen.
James Craigen comes on in place of Hugh Murray.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Ross Forbes, Conrad Balatoni scores a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Partick 3-1 Falkirk.
Thomas Grant takes a inswinging corner.
Unfair challenge on Lyle Taylor by Conrad Balatoni results in a free kick. Jay Fulton restarts play with the free kick.
Steven Craig gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan McGeever. Ryan McGeever takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Ross Forbes, Michael McGovern manages to make a clearance.
Steven Craig takes a shot. Michael McGovern makes a save.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Forbes, Stewart Murdoch makes a clearance.
Stewart Murdoch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Forbes. Ross Forbes takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Thomas Grant.
Jay Fulton decides to take a short corner.
Unfair challenge on Lyle Taylor by Stuart Bannigan results in a free kick. Thomas Grant produces a cross, Conor McGrandles takes a shot. Save by Scott Fox.
Ross Forbes takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Stewart Murdoch.
Shot by Sean Welsh. Save made by Michael McGovern.
Steven Craig has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Grant from the left by-line, Aaron Sinclair manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Kieran Duffie, Conrad Balatoni manages to make a clearance.
Steven Craig crosses the ball.
Sean Welsh joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steven Lawless.
Christopher Erskine finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Partick 2-1 Falkirk.Steven Lawless provided the assist for the goal.
Lyle Taylor finds the back of the net with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Partick 1-1 Falkirk.Assist on the goal came from Thomas Grant.
Centre by Aaron Sinclair, clearance made by Stephen Kingsley.
Christopher Erskine has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Blair Alston takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Fox.
The referee blows for offside against Lyle Taylor. Free kick taken by Scott Fox.
Corner taken left-footed by Ross Forbes from the left by-line, Conrad Balatoni scores a headed goal from close range. Partick 1-0 Falkirk.Assist by Ross Forbes.
Corner taken by Ross Forbes from the right by-line to the near post, Stewart Murdoch makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Erskine by Darren Dods. Free kick taken by Ross Forbes.
Welsh back for Thistle
Partick are boosted by the return of Sean Welsh from suspension against Falkirk.
But Aaron Muirhead looks set to miss out after being ill all week and Stephen O'Donnell continues to be absent due to an ankle problem.
Thistle are looking for a first win in five matches and manager Jackie McNamara said: "There is not too much wrong with our play and the only criticism I can give the players is that we are not taking our chances.
"The last time we played Falkirk they stifled the game and we had to settle for a goalless draw. I would reckon that we will be facing that same approach again."
Falkirk have Darren Dods and Stewart Murdoch available after suspensions.
Jonathan Flynn is also free of a ban but has picked up an ankle knock in training and looks set to ruled out.
David Weatherston is available after illness.
Technical director Alex Smith said: "We travel to Firhill on the back of a good performance although a disappointing result against Morton last weekend.
"We carried no luck at all in that game but if we put in the same level of performance we can take something away with us.
"Thistle have done well this season and we do respect them, but we are looking to win and we can do it."
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