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Dunfermline Athletic 1-0 Ayr Utd

Stephen Glass (centre) celebrates his late strike
Dunfermline will meet St Johnstone in the final

A late goal from Stephen Glass earned Dunfermline a Challenge Cup final place against St Johnstone.

The experienced midfielder cracked home a shot from 25 yards with only seven minutes left as Second Division Ayr United looked set to force extra-time.

Earlier, Dunfermline skipper Scott Thomson made a vital clearance from a deflected Gareth Wardlaw cross.

Ayr wasted a late chance to equalise when David Hamilton shot against the legs of keeper Paul Gallacher.

Dunfermline: Gallacher, Scott Thomson (McBride 46), Bamba, Wilson, Glass, McManus, Simmons (Hamilton 79), Phinn, Owen Morrison, Williamson, McIntyre (Burchill 62). Subs Not Used: Murdoch, McCulloch.

Goal: Glass 83.

Ayr United: Corr, Swift, Forrest, Henderson, Lowing, Vareille (Hamilton 86), Stevenson, Robertson, Dunn, Moore, Wardlaw. Subs Not Used: McGeown, Casey, Woodburn, Fletcher.

Booked: Forrest.

Att: 1,744

see also
Airdrie 0-2 Dunfermline
18 Sep 07 |  Scottish Cups
Ayr Utd 2-1 Partick Thistle
18 Sep 07 |  Scottish Cups

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