Half-time update: Falkirk 1, Clyde 0

It’s half-time at the Falkirk Stadium today, April 10, and the Bairns are 1-0 up against visitors Clyde.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 3:48 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th April 2021, 5:13 pm
Goal-scrorer Ben Hall, pictured playing against Dumbarton at the end of last month (Photo: Michael Gillen)

Opening the scoring for the hosts against their visitors from Cumbernauld was Ben Hall on nine minutes.

The defender put his team ahead following a flurry of opportunities.

Conor Sammon was played through on goal but had his goal attempt put out for a corner.

Mark Durnan then went close from that corner but had his header stopped on the line, only for the ball to fall to Dundee United loanee Kai Fotheringham to take a shot from the edge of the box.

That effort too was blocked, but Hall, 24, was also on hand to finally make that period of attacking play count.

Callumn Morrison had a chance to double that lead on 25 minutes but was kept out by Clyde goalkeeper David Mitchell.

Falkirk’s starting line-up today was Robbie Mutch in goal with Paul Dixon, Hall, Durnan, Blair Alston, Aidan Keena, Lewis Neilson, Sammon, Charlie Telfer, Fotheringham and Morrison.

On the bench are Jay Cantley, Scott Mercer, Morgaro Gomis, Akeel Francis, Robbie Leitch, Euan Deveney, Kyle McClelland, Gary Miller and co-boss Lee Miller.

The Bairns have won both their games against Clyde so far this season, 3-0 away in the league in December and 2-1 at home in October in the league cup.

Last season was a different story, though, with Clyde coming out on top after all three league meetings, 3-2 at Broadwood Stadium last February and 1-0 both in Falkirk in October 2019 and Cumbernauld two months previously.