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Raith Rovers 1-2 Falkirk

Scottish Football League

Ten-man Falkirk stunned league leaders Raith Rovers as they came from behind to secure victory and move to within seven points of their opponents.

The hosts opened the scoring in the 10th minute when Laurence Ellis headed home Iain Davidson's cross.

But the Bairns equalised courtesy of Jack Compton's cracking 30-yard drive.

Mark Stewart Falkirk into the lead before they saw Brian McLean red-carded for a second bookable offence. Steven Pressley's men held on for the win.


Raith: McGurn, Murray (Craig Wilson 78), Campbell, Ellis, Dyer, Walker, Davidson, Simmons, McBride (Williamson 35), Baird, Tade. Subs Not Used: McNeil, Weir, Ferry.

Booked: Davidson.

Goals: Ellis 10.

Falkirk: Olejnik, Duffie, McLean, Scobbie, Twaddle, Flynn, Millar, O'Brien, Compton (Murdoch 81), Moutinho (Alston 65), Stewart (Higginbotham 74). Subs Not Used: Barclay, Mitchell.

Sent Off: McLean (71).

Booked: McLean, Alston.

Goals: Compton 38, Stewart 42.

Att: 2,829

Ref: B Madden



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