Pittenweem Rovers make it a double over AM

Pittenweem striker Lee Allan heads home to open the scoring
Pittenweem striker Lee Allan heads home to open the scoring

Rovers made their second visit of the week to Cupar to face AM Soccer Reserves in the first round of The Peter Omand Cup.

The side had recorded a 1-0 league victory over AM Soccer on Tuesday night, with Lee Allan’s first half strike the difference between the two.

Rovers propbed and McGhee and Allan combined in the 39th minute to give them the lead.

McGhee crossed to the back post and this time, Allan headed beyond the keeper and into the net to make the score 0-1.

Rovers extended their lead two minutes after the restart and it was Lee Allan on target for his and Rovers’ second when he beat his marker and curled the ball into the net.

Rovers gave themselves further breathing space on 55 minutes when they got their third goal of the game.

Ketchen released Allan down the left channel with an excellent through ball.

Allan’s shot beat the keeper but came back off the upright and into the path of David Wilson, who tapped the ball home from close range.

AM grabbed what proved to be a consolation goal with 20 minutes remaining after their forward eluded several challenges and squeezed the ball past Barclay to make the final score 1-3 to the visitors.

This Saturday Rovers are back on league duty as they travel west to take on Valleyfield at 2.00pm.