COWDENBEATH 1 COX
BROXBURN ATHLETIC 1 LOCKE
Cowdenbeath Henderson , Mullen , Pyper , Todd , Barr , Miller , Cox , Buchanan , Allan , Thomas , Taylor
subs Valentine , Swann , Sneddon , Pollock , Whyte , Easton , Glass none used
Referee Mr Chris Graham assistants Mr C. McCalpine , Mr F.Bushell
Broxburn started this cup tie as underdogs but quickly showed they were not just there to make up the numbers . On three minutes Cammie Ross got into the box and forced Sam Henderson into an early save . The same player three minutes later saw a shot blocked by the defence . With eight minutes gone Alexander Miller got down the left and his ball in was headed clear for a corner .The corner into the box came out to Ross who shot over the bar . Cowdenbeath went on the attack in 15 minutes when Robert Buchanan saw an effort blocked for a corner by Gordon Donaldson . Five minutes later a ball into the back post from the left saw David Cox head goalward but Connor Wallace saved comfortably . Ross saw a shot blocked and cleared on 26 minutes . With half an hour gone Greg Binnie sent Nicholas Locke away wide on the right and he saw his shot agonisingly swing just wide left of the goals . Broxburn all most shot their selves in the foot when a pass back to wallace was miskicked but the big keeper recovered to clear before Jordan Allan could capitalize on the error . With half time approaching Jamie Todd saw a header go wide for the hosts .Robert Buchanan got into the box on the right but shot left of the goals . In the last minute A free kick into the box was headed clear by Shaun Harrison for a corner .The corner in fell to Archie Thomas who fired over the bar .
A free kick after three minutes into the box found the head of Gordon Donaldson but Henderson saved his effort .A minute later Harrison slipped on the right hand side allowing Buchanan to get past him but his ball into the box found no one . Miller saw a shot on nine minutes deflected for a corner . Broxburn though they had taken the lead on 55 minutes when a ball into the box from the right found Alexander Miller who bullited his header into the net but was offside when he did so ., Cowdenbeath’s Jamie Todd made Wallace look lively when heading goalward and the big keeper tipped the effort over the bar at full stretch . cameron Ross and Gordon Donaldson worked well to force a good save at the second attempt from Henderson . Graham Taylor created a chance on 65 minutes but wallace saved easily . The hosts took the lead on 74 minutes when a long throw into the box found DAVID COX in room to scissor kick the ball high into the net despite the best effort’s of Wallace to stop it . Broxburn pressed for the equaliser and a ball into the box was cleared as far as Donaldson who shot wide . At the other end broxburn’ defence had to look lively to clear an attack . Ross put a great ball into Nicholas Locke who’s header went wide . .The visitors were not to be denied and NICHOLAS LOCKE gathered the ball on the left hand side of the box with two minutes remaining and swanned his way passed the home defence before firing home through a congested six yard box to the delight of the huge support Broxburn had taken to Central park . With no more scoring it is now down to a replay at the Albyn park next Saturday the 26th October with a 3pm kick off .
|October 19, 2019||3:00 pm||William Hill Scottish Cup||2019/20|
|Team||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals|
KO 70 79 88 90 FT