Airdrieonians v Falkirk: LIVE

Falkirk need a win at Airdrieonians’ Penny Cars Stadium tonight to guarantee a play-off place.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 3:44 pm
Airdrie and Falkirk in action at the Penny Cars Stadium (Pic by Michael Gillen)

But the Bairns haven’t won in their previous five League 1 games. Can they stop the rot tonight to maintain their dream of going up to the Championship next season?

The game in Airdrie kicks off at 7pm this evening. Follow all the action on the Falkirk Herald’s live blog.

Airdrieonians v Falkirk: LIVE

Last updated: Tuesday, 04 May, 2021, 21:30

  • Falkirk need a win at the Penny Cars Stadium tonight to guarantee a play-off place
  • The Bairns haven’t won in their previous five League 1 games
  • Can they stop the rot tonight to maintain their dream of going up to the Championship next season?
  • The game in Airdrie kicks off at 7pm this evening
  • Follow all the action on the Falkirk Herald’s live blog

Tonight’s Falkirk team

Falkirk’s Morgaro Gomis was booked for a third minute foul on opposition number eight Paul McKay after just three minutes.

The first chance of the game came for Airdrie on 11 minutes when away keeper Robbie Mutch got down smartly to save Calum Gallagher’s header. An even better chance was then created for the hosts when a through ball put Kyle Connell clear but his effort was turned round the post by Mutch.

The first substitution on 29 minutes saw the Bairns replace the injured Scott Mercer with Robbie Leitch.

Still 0-0 41 minutes in

Away captain Gary Miller battled away to win possession down the right on 39 minutes but his cross just evaded Conor Sammon in the centre.

A fine Airdrie move involving Scott Walker, Leon McCann and Kyle Connell set up Gallagher for a flick at goal which Mutch saved comfortably. 

It’s 0-0 here.

Second half is underway.

After a poor start to the second half, Turner burst up the middle for Airdrie but shot well over on 54 minutes.

For Airdrie’s Scott Walker for a foul

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