Raith Rovers 2 Falkirk 0: 90 minutes in nine images

Chief photographer Michael Gillen was trackside to capture the thick of the Stark's Park action.

Monday, 9th September 2019, 3:51 pm
Falkirk exit the Challenge Cup
Falkirk exit the Challenge Cup

Here's his picture match report from the Bairns' defeat and Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Cup exit.

Gary Miller conceded the first penalty for this challenge
Regan Hendry beat Robbie Mutch with a low spot-kick
Captain Gregor Buchanan tried to level with this acrobatic close range shot
... as did Denny Johnstone with this diving header.
Charlie Telfer (right) was booked for this midfield skirmish with the goalscorer
The task intensified in the second half with Hendry's second penalty
Rovers brought on Lewis Vaughan and he hit the crossbar with a free-kick...
... before fouling Telfer for the Bairns penalty, which the midfielder missed - hitting the bar.
Falkirk fans voiced their frustrations at the cup exit.