Michael McKenna double helps Arbroath see off Dunfermline

David Gold to make it 2-0 just before half-time.

By Press Association Published: 28 August 2021 - 4.05pm


Scottish Championship

Michael McKenna scored twice as Arbroath eased to a 3-0 win at Dunfermline.

After several early penalty shouts for the visitors, McKenna gave them a 12th-minute lead as he followed in after goalkeeper Deniz Mehmet failed to hold Nicky Low’s shot.

Kai Kennedy struck a post for Athletic and Kevin O’Hara and Nikolay Todorov had would-be equalisers disallowed before Scott Stewart set up David Gold to make it 2-0 just before half-time.

Todorov threatened again in the second half but McKenna grabbed his second, after good work by Joel Nouble, to put the result beyond doubt.

Luke Donnelly replaced Nouble and saw a goal disallowed for offside as three proved enough for Arbroath.

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