Falkirk 6-0 Dumbarton: Moments that mattered

Here are the key moments from Falkirk’s emphatic 6-0 win over Dumbarton

By Craig Turnbull
Monday, 12th August 2019, 2:28 pm
Falkirk celebrate opening goal
Falkirk celebrate opening goal

Declan McManus hat-trick, Conor Sammon, Charlie Telfer on scoresheet, missed penalty and new signings

Captain Gregor Buchanan leads Falkirk out for their first home game of League One.
Conor Sammon opens the scoring with a powerful effort after getting the better of Dumbarton defender Ryan McGeever
Sammon celebrates after opening the scoring on seven minutes
McManus finishes off a terrific move to angle a header into the corner after great build up play down the left from Dixon, Telfer and Tidser. Doyle with the assist.
McManus grabs his second and Falkirk's third on 34 minutes after Sammon beats his man with a neat stepover and firing over a cross for his team-mate.
Charlie Telfer makes a deep run from midfield, Tidser's quality chip over the top of the defence is met by Telfer on the half volley on 38 minutes.
Charlie Telfer wheels to celebrate but points towards Tidser after receiving his lofted pass over the top
Cammy Bell saves with the legs from Joe McKee's spotkick to keep Falkirk's 4-0 lead intact on 41 minutes after Sammon was adjudged to have fouled in the box.
Fifth goal Falkirk, initially thought to be scored by Gregor Buchanan 4 but Declan McManus turned it in with a header to mark his hat-trick.
Conor Sammon grabs Falkirk's sixth. The striker runs across McGeever and uses the power of Doyle's cross to guide the ball into the roof of the net on 53 minutes.
Louis Longridge 14 back at Falkirk after signing for the club last week. He came on replacing McManus on 61 minutes and is up against Rico Quitongo 3.
Lewis Moore, signed on loan from Hearts until January, comes off the bench to make his debut for Falkirk, replacing Aidan Connolly. (71)
Declan McManus with the match ball at the end of the game after scoring his hat-trick
Fans thrilled with Falkirk performance