Raith Rovers 3 - 0 Morton

Raith Rovers 3 - Tadé (27, 50), Ferry (85)
Morton 0 -

Att: 2040

In a similar vein to the Partick Thistle defeat a couple of weeks earlier Morton were ripped to shreds by a strike partnership; this time it as Grégory Tadé's and Damian Casalinuovo's turn to give the Morton defence nightmares.

Tadé scored a double - the first after Colin Stewart needlessly kicked the ball out of play - but Casalinuovo was the star of the show. The big striker was strong, skillful and direct - just what the Morton defence don't like. He only succeeded in hitting the post with a header but the striker was head and shoulders above the rest of the players on the pitch. I would not be surprised to see him return to Dundee United (from whom he is on loan to Raith) and make an impact in the SPL in future.

As for Morton is was another pathetic display, This must be Davie Irons last match in charge of the club. The fans ceratinly think so and vented their feelings when they joined in with Toby in a chorus of 'Are You Watching Dougie Rae?' to let the chairman know that what we're watching is unacceptable. TTG DI!

Morton (4-5-1):

1. Stewart - 5
2. McGuffie - 5
3. Walker - 5
4. McManus - 6
5. Greacen - 7
6. MacFarlane - 6 (12. Paartalu - 77 mins)
7. Finlayson - 6
8. Masterton - 4 (16. Grady - 52 mins)
9. Graham - 6
10. Jenkins - 4
11. McAlister - 6

Unused Subs:

14. MacGregor
15. Monti
20. McWilliams

Booked: Walker, MacFarlane, Greacen

McGuffie Greacen McManus Walker
Finlayson Jenkins Masterton McAlister

Raith Rovers: McGurn, Wilson, Ellis (Wedderburn 89), Murray, Hill, Davidson, Williamson, Walker, Casalinuovo (Weir 80), Tade, Sloan (Ferry 69).

Subs Not Used: Bryce, O'Connor.

Booked: Wilson, Hill, Davidson.

My man of the match: Damian Casalinuovo (Raith Rovers)

Sponsor's man of the match: Gregory Tade (Raith Rovers)

Matchday Programme (Click to enlarge)

Greenock Telegraph - Match Reaction

The Scottish Sun - Match Report

The Daily Record - Match Report

raithroversfc.com - Match Report

raith roversfc.com - Match Reaction

bbc sport - Match Report

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