MATCH REPORT: Dunfermline 2 - 2 Morton
ANOTHER week ... another stunning comeback.
Dunfermline's 'never saydie' attitude brought them back from the brink of defeat to secure a point against Morton.
The result was so similar to the recent 2-2 game at Westfield that delighted Pars fans sang "Are you Falkirk in disguise!" at the departing Greenock fans.
Boss Jim Jefferies' verdict? "It's not good for the heart."
He added, "To go 2-0 down you're thinking 'can it be done twice on the trot?'.
"It was a fantastic equalising goal from a great flowing move with a good delivery from Andy Kirk, and what a header from Ryan Wallace.
"The result was fitting because over the 90 minutes a 2-2 result was fair."
While Wallace was the hero of the hour with his 87th minute goal, it was Stephen Husband who kept his composure to convert an 82nd minute penalty.
Despite being 2-0 down, the Pars had built up good momentum throughout the 90 minutes.
They had the bulk of possession, but failed to trouble keeper Derek Gaston for long spells.
Dunfermline could have been 1-0 up in 20 minutes, after Ryan Thomson was one-on-one with the keeper, But he could only tamely put it past the left post.
'Ton striker Archie Campbell was the thorn in Dunfermline's side.
His first goal came in the 40th minute after a neat interchange with ex Par David Graham.
He jubilantly celebrated in front of the Pars fans in the Norrie McCathie stand.
His second goal came in the second-half courtesy of another former Par, sub Martin Hardie, who won the ball in the air for a simple tap in from two yards for the Morton number 11.
Jefferies added, "I thought we were off the pace a wee bit - we've been training on an astro pitch, because the usual pitches have been under water.
"That always takes its toll on the legs.
"Morton made it difficult for us but we kept pushing and probing and changed our system with 25 minutes to go and put Josh (Falkingham) and (Ryan) Wallace wide.
"We went for it and that's probably what got us the draw."
This article appeared in Dunfermline Press 22 Oct 12