Airdrie United held Cowdenbeath to a draw at Central Park in a game which saw visiting defender Mark Smyth sent off in injury time.
Cowdenbeath got off to a great start with a well-taken goal from Pat Clarke after six minutes.
Home keeper David Hay made a number of good saves before a Matthew Doherty chip rebounded off the crossbar.
Airdrie equalised after 55 minutes with a Stuart Noble header. Smyth saw red for elbowing sub Bryan Deasley.
Cowdenbeath: Hay, Baxter, John Armstrong, Gilfillan, Hill, Docherty (Deasley 74), Patrick Scullion, Galloway, O'Neil (McBride 56), Clarke, Mickel (Dalziel 62). Subs Not Used: Adamson, Allison.
Goals: Clarke 6.
Airdrie Utd: Robertson, McKenna, Smith, Smyth, Lovering, Noble, McDonald, Sharp, Waddle (McDougall 73), Holmes, Prunty (Gillies 86). Subs Not Used: Donnelly, McKeown, Hollis.
Sent Off: Smyth (90).
Booked: McKenna. Goals: Noble 55.
Att: 193 Ref: A Boyd