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                                                    Morton
                                                    0-3
                                                    Dumbarton
                                                    Garry Fleming (32 mins)
                                                    Scott Agnew (39 mins)
                                                    Bryan Prunty (79 mins)

                                                    The Irn-Bru Scottish Football League Championship First , Jan 2, 2013
                                                    Ground: Cappielow Park , Kickoff: 15:00 , Att 2,414

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                                                    Duo out for table-toppers New Irn-Bru First Division leaders Morton entertain bottom of the table Dumbarton without the injured David Graham and Steven Stirling.

                                                    Greenock boss Allan Moore believes the Sons' 4-3 win at Falkirk on Saturday has done his men a favour.

                                                    "Their win is a very timely reminder that you cannot assume anything in football," he said.

                                                    "They will take a tremendous boost from it and Ian Murray will be delighted to break his duck, so we know that we have to turn up and work hard to earn the three points.

                                                    "We have hit top spot and want to stay there but that brings pressure. Thankfully it is a pressure some of our boys have been through successfully in the past and that will help in a game like this." Dumbarton are without the banned James Creaney and injured player/ manager Ian Murray as well as Pat Walker and Kevin Nicol.

                                                    Goalkeeper Stephen Grindlay is available after a one game ban with the Sons having a spring in their step after winning for only the second time this season at the weekend.

                                                    Murray said: "It was great to start a run of games against the top four sides in the division with a win.

                                                    "We took our chances well against Falkirk and we will need to be as ruthless again against Morton as we may not get too many openings.

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                                                    Last modified 17:20 02/01/13

                                                    Morton suffer shock defeat Lowly Dumbarton upset leaders Morton 3-0 to end the Ton's unbeaten run stretching back to November 10.

                                                    Quickfire first-half strikes from Garry Fleming and Scott Agnew and a third from Bryan Prunty secured back-to-back victories for Dumbarton.

                                                    The champions-elect started the brighter with Dumbarton goalkeeper Jamie Ewings twice called into action to deal with Scott Taggart's drilled shot before saving the follow-up effort from Peter Weatherson.

                                                    Those saves proved pivotal as the visitors broke the deadlock through Fleming, the midfielder taking Mark Gilhaney's pass to find the bottom corner of the net after 32 minutes.

                                                    Seven minutes later it was two as Agnew directed James Lister's cross past Morton goalkeeper Derek Gaston.

                                                    The points were wrapped up 11 minutes from time after Prunty slotted home from 12 yards.

                                                    Team Line-ups

                                                    MortonRating
                                                    Player rating out of ten Player name Substitution Did they score? Player's disciplinary record Rating
                                                    1 Derek Gaston
                                                    2 Craig Reid(sub 87)
                                                    5 Kevin Rutkiewicz
                                                    6 Mark McLaughlin(sub 45)
                                                    3 William Dyer
                                                    4 Fouad Bachirou
                                                    10 Martin Hardie
                                                    8 Michael Tidser
                                                    7 Scott Taggart
                                                    9 Peter Weatherson(sub 45)
                                                    11 David O'Brien
                                                    Substitutes
                                                    20 David Hutton
                                                    12 Peter MacDonald(sub 45)
                                                    14 Anthony Wallace(sub 45)
                                                    15 Kyle Wilkie
                                                    16 Thomas O'Ware(sub 87)
                                                    DumbartonRating
                                                    Player rating out of ten Player name Did they score? Player's disciplinary record Substitution Rating
                                                    1 Jamie Ewings
                                                    2 Nicholas Devlin
                                                    4 Andrew Graham
                                                    5 Alan Lithgow
                                                    3 Ross Forsyth
                                                    7 Mark Gilhaney(sub 87)
                                                    6 Chris Turner
                                                    8 Scott Agnew Goal
                                                    11 Steven McDougall
                                                    10 Garry Fleming(sub 74) Goal
                                                    9 James Lister(sub 82)
                                                    Substitutes
                                                    19 Stephen Grindlay
                                                    12 Marc McCusker(sub 82)
                                                    14 Bryan Prunty(sub 74) Goal
                                                    15 Mark Lamont(sub 87)
                                                    16 Martin McNiff

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