Pittenweem go down 5-2 in Valleyfield.

Pittenweem, in black and white, in action against west of Fife Valleyfied.
Pittenweem, in black and white, in action against west of Fife Valleyfied.
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ROVERS made the trip to west to face Valleyfield in the Fife Cup.

Valleyfield took the lead after five minutes when a midfielder shot low into the corner.

Rovers first chance came when the ball fell to Mike Gardner in the Valleyfield box, but his shot went over the bar.

Valleyfield went further ahead when they scored directly from a free kick 22 yards from goal, and they almost scored again soon after with a shot from left edge of the box .

Pittenweem thought they should have had a penalty before half time with a shot from Marc Cameron that appeared to strike a defender’s arm in the box, but the referee waved play on.

The second half started with Rovers scoring to get back in the game after 12 minutes when the ball was played back to the Valleyfield ‘keeper and Gary Wishart ran in to close him down.

The keeper’s clearance hit off Wishart and ended up in the net.

A few minutes later, Pittenweem had another chance when Liam Tarvit found James Ketchen just outside the box, but the striker’s shot was saved.

With 18 minutes of the half played, Valleyfield scored again to make it 3-1 with a move down the left and a low shot into the bottom corner, and they took a three goal-lead later with a shot from 18 yards.

Rovers scored with a 25-yard direct free kick by Marc Cameron with 10 minutes left, with the home side completing the scoring in injury time.