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Luvvies love it as Livi lose again

3 Dec

Partick Thistle 2-1 Livingston


The storm clouds opened over a chilly Firhill just before kick-off this afternoon in an ominous sign of things to come for Gary Bollans side.


In a largely uninspiring opening period where players of both sides found it hard to stay on their feet on the soaking wet pitch it was Kenny Deuchar who came closest to scoring for the Lions when he beat Thistle’s ‘keeper Fox to a Mark Fotheringham cross to send a header narrowly wide.

Mark McNulty had strong appeals for a penalty waved away by the referee after his heels were caught by Conrad Balatoni just inside the box. The youngster was rightly furious but was lucky not be carded as he continued to remonstrate with the linesman as the game played on.



Livi were made to rue those opportunities when Balatoni, completely unmarked 10yds from goal, opened the scoring for the home side after 26 minutes with a smartly struck right foot shot after being picked out by a pin point Cairney ball.

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