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Greenock Morton 1-0 Cove Rangers: Jai Quitongo strikes winner for hosts

Jai Quitongo secured Greenock Morton's first Scottish Championship win of the season at home to Cove Rangers.

Quitongo struck high into the net with 13 minutes remaining at Cappielow.

Iain Vigurs came close to giving Cove the lead in the first half, his shot narrowly wide as they were beaten in the league for the first time this season.

Team-mate Shay Logan and Morton's Robbie Muirhead also had attempts in the first half.

Line-ups

Morton

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Schwake
  • 2Pignatiello
  • 5Baird
  • 4O'ConnorBooked at 62mins
  • 3StrappBooked at 71minsSubstituted forHynesat 73'minutes
  • 21Gillespie
  • 32LyonSubstituted forKingat 61'minutes
  • 9Muirhead
  • 8Blues
  • 7KabiaSubstituted forLithgowat 81'minutes
  • 10QuitongoBooked at 65mins

Substitutes

  • 16Hynes
  • 17McGrattan
  • 18Garrity
  • 19Easdale
  • 20Green
  • 24McGregor
  • 25King
  • 47Lithgow

Cove Rangers

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 23Gourlay
  • 2Logan
  • 5Ross
  • 26Reynolds
  • 3TowlerBooked at 74mins
  • 4Scully
  • 10MassonBooked at 45mins
  • 24FyvieBooked at 88mins
  • 16VigursBooked at 47minsSubstituted forMcDonaghat 75'minutes
  • 11McIntoshSubstituted forLongstaffat 66'minutes
  • 9Megginson

Substitutes

  • 1McKenzie
  • 6Neill
  • 7McDonagh
  • 17Longstaff
  • 19Thomas
Referee:
Peter Stuart
Attendance:
1,506

Match Stats

Home TeamMortonAway TeamCove Rangers
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morton 1, Cove Rangers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morton 1, Cove Rangers 0.

  3. Booking

    Fraser Fyvie (Cove Rangers) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Fraser Fyvie (Cove Rangers).

  5. Post update

    Grant Gillespie (Morton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Evan Towler (Cove Rangers).

  7. Post update

    Jai Quitongo (Morton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Cove Rangers. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Fraser Fyvie (Cove Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Alan Lithgow replaces Jaze Kabia.

  11. Post update

    Darren Hynes (Morton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Masson (Cove Rangers).

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Morton 1, Cove Rangers 0. Jai Quitongo (Morton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Cove Rangers. Gerry McDonagh replaces Iain Vigurs.

  15. Booking

    Evan Towler (Cove Rangers) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Post update

    Jai Quitongo (Morton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Evan Towler (Cove Rangers).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Morton. Darren Hynes replaces Lewis Strapp.

  19. Booking

    Lewis Strapp (Morton) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

    Luis Longstaff (Cove Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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