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Kelty Hearts 2-3 Stranraer

  • Post published:9 January 2021

Scorers: Kelty Hearts – Austin (25), Higginbotham (37); Stranraer – Orr (48), Robertson (63), Paton (90+4 pen)

Stranraer advanced to the third round of the Scottish Cup with a stunning comeback win over Kelty Hearts.

Nathan Austin’s looping strike and Kallum Higginbotham’s penalty had the Fifers in front at the break, before second half goals from Tam Orr and Scott Robertson set up a dramatic finish.

Deep into stoppage time, James Hilton earned a spot kick, which Ruari Paton coolly struck home to send the visitors through.

Kelty Hearts: Jamieson, Stevenson, Hooper, Hill, Boyle, Reilly, Tidser, Higginbotham, Philp (Anderson 86), Easton, Austin
Not used: Cooney, Shanley, Reid, Donaldson

Stranraer: Fleming, Gallagher, Robertson, Sonkur, Cummins, Paton, Millar, McManus (Hilton 89), Stirling, Duffy (Victoria 74), Orr.
Not used: Jamie Walker, Burns, Elliott, Devitt, Yates.

Referee: Lorraine Watson
HT: 2-0