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Partick Thistle 1-2 Falkirk

Scottish Football League

Falkirk kept alive their outside hopes of promotion by avenging Saturday's 3-2 home defeat by Partick Thistle.

Chris Erskine's 20-yard piledriver smashed against the visitors' bar and Patrick Boyle headed the rebound over.

But, after 64 minutes, Ryan Flynn fed Blair Alston to make no mistake from 12 yards and put the Bairns ahead.

Carl Finnigan nodded home from Kieran Duffie's cross three minutes later to extend their lead before Willie Kinniburgh's late close-range finish.


Partick: Fox, Kinniburgh, Balatoni, Archibald, McNamara (McGeough 66), Cairney, Rowson, Erskine (Stewart 59), Boyle, Doolan (Fraser 74), Grehan.
Subs Not Used: Scully, McGrotty.

Booked: Archibald, Balatoni.

Goals: Kinniburgh 90.

Falkirk: Olejnik, Duffie, Murdoch, Scobbie, Twaddle, Alston, Millar, Higginbotham (Kingsley 90), Stewart, Finnigan, Flynn (Jay Fulton 89).
Subs Not Used: Barclay, McManus, Mitchell.

Booked: Higginbotham.

Goals: Alston 64, Finnigan 67.

Att: 1,142

Ref: Charlie Richmond



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