Thistle jag Rangers
Cambuslang Rangers’ search for their first win of the season continues as they lost their final sectional cup tie away to East Kilbride Thistle.
With EK now managed by former Cambuslang boss Alan Wardlaw, there were no fewer than eight ex-Lang players in their line up, and they ran out comfortable winners with a 4-2 win.
Lang were missing key players in key positions, including Burns, Whiteford, Cullen, Hamilton, Marriott and Ward.
Cambuslang took the lead with their first attack, when EK defender Atha gave away a needless penalty after tugging at the Lang mans arm. The ref awarded the kick and Easton sent Treacy the wrong way and slotted home.
East Kilbride levelled on 26 minutes when a shot looped up over Grier who was left helpless as the ball found the back of the net.
They then took the lead when McFadden fired in an excellent shot that the keeper appeared to lose sight of, and it found the back of the net.
Lang brought on Dymock at the break and the striker made an immediate impact when he got on the end of a driven cross that found him unmarked at the back post and he slid in in to make it 2-2.
The home side had Fallon sent off for elbowing Hamilton, soon followed by the Lang’s trialist full-back for pulling down Miles in the box .
Atha stepped up and fired the ball low past Grier and give the home side a 3-2 lead.
EK killed the game with a fourth on the break. Miles bust forward but no Lang defender was able to get a tackle in and he was allowed to run 15 yards before firing the ball past Grier and round of a comfortable win for the home side.
Dugout Former Lang boss Alan Wardlaw (right), with assistant Billy Campbell (left), now at East Kilbride Thistle