Ayr United 1
Raith Rovers 0
League (League (Championship))


Ayr United
1 - 0
Raith Rovers 

League (League (Championship))
Saturday, April 29th, 2023
Somerset Park, Ayr
Attendance: 2,331

Goalscorers
Frankie Musonda (55)
None.

Team Managers
Lee Bullen
Unknown.

Starting Eleven
Charlie Albinson
Frankie Musonda
Patrick Reading
Sean McGinty
Josh Mullin
Reece Mcalear
Michael Hewitt
Andy Murdoch
Dipo Akinyemi
Chris Maguire
Sam Ashford
1 MacDonald
4 Millen
30 Masson
3 Dick
15 Ngwenya
16 Stanton
20 Brown
22 Ross
11 McBride
24 McGill
18 Akio

Bench
Aiden McAdams
Carter Jenkins
Daire OConnor
Mark McKenzie
Jayden Mitchell-Lawson
Fraser Bryden
Paul Smith
17 Thomson
29 Young

Substitutions
Daire OConnor for Josh Mullin (70)
Mark McKenzie for Chris Maguire (70)
Jayden Mitchell-Lawson for Sam Ashford (80)
McGill for Young 70'minutes

Cautions
None. Dick
McGill

Red Cards
None. None.
Match Officials

David Munro (Referee)




Match Report


rankie Musonda's header against Raith Rovers propelled Ayr United into the Championship promotion play-off places.

The centre-back powered the ball into the top left corner to net against his former club.

Sam Ashford had earlier hit the post from 20 yards, and Rovers goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald tipped over to deny Dipo Akinyemi.

Raith had only been able to name two substitutes because of injuries and suspensions.

The victory takes Lee Bullen's side into fourth place and the Honest Men travel to face Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Friday to try and secure a play-off spot.

Match report written by BBC



Squad Statistics (as at April 29th, 2023)


2022-23 All Time
Age
Charlie Albinson (GK)26 37 - 48 -
Frankie Musonda25 272272
Sean McGinty29 393744
Patrick Reading23 43 - 953
Josh Mullin - 238238
Andy Murdoch - 312904
Michael Hewitt22 15 - 27 -
Reece Mcalear21 15 - 15 -
Dipo Akinyemi25 44254425
Sam Ashford27 383515
Chris Maguire - 12 - 12 -
Daire OConnor (sub)26 281532
Mark McKenzie (sub)22 394876
Jayden Mitchell-Lawson (sub) - 312312






League Table (as at April 29th, 2023)


Pld W D L Pts
1. Dundee 34 16 12 6 60
2. Queen's Park 35 17 7 11 58
3. Ayr United 35 15 10 10 55
4. ICT 35 15 10 10 55
5. Morton 35 14 12 9 54
6. Partick Thistle 34 15 8 11 53
7. Raith Rovers 35 11 9 15 42
8. Arbroath 35 6 15 14 33
9. Cove Rangers 35 7 10 18 31
10. Hamilton Academical 35 7 9 19 30