This was a frustrating game for the home team but they eventually won. In 3 minutes Alan Hercher scored after a fine through pass from lain Stewart. At the other end Jim Calder saved well from Scott and Brock before Winter hammered home an equaliser in 17 minutes. In 26 minutes Richard Hastings made it 2-1 by scoring direct from a free kick. In 47 minutes it was 2-2 after Scott slipped the ball past Calder. Cowdenbeath then indulged in time wasting tactics but the referee had noted the time wasted and 3 minutes into injury time lain Stewart chipped the ball over Russell to make it 3-2.