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Airdrie United 5-0 Morton


Airdrie beat Morton in a one-sided match in which Allan McManus saw red for the visitors late on.

Scott McLaughlin's shot after 13 minutes was helped in by goalkeeper Kevin Cuthbert.

The home side added a second when McLaughlin turned in a Paul Di Giacomo cross and Di Giacomo himself then blasted into the net after 36 minutes.

Airdrie notched a fourth via David Nixon and Simon Lynch's shot rifled below replacement keeper Colin Stewart.

Airdrie United: Robertson, Smyth, Hazley, McDonald (Brown 74), Bobby Donnelly, Nixon, McDougall (Cardle 64), McKenna, Di Giacomo, McLaughlin, Lynch, Cardle (Smith 70).
Subs Not Used: Noble, Hollis.

Goals: McLaughlin 13, 26, Di Giacomo 36, Nixon 59, Lynch 63.

Morton: Cuthbert (Stewart 16), Shimmin (Jenkins 56), Weatherson (A Trialist 40), McManus, Paartalu, Harding, McGuffie, Masterton, Wake, Russell, McAlister.
Subs Not Used: Newby, McAnespie.

Sent Off: McManus (87).

Booked: Shimmin, McAlister.

Att: 1,793

Ref: A Muir.

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