Fort William win penalty shoot-out
Fort William 3 Lossiemouth 3 North of Scotland Cup
Fort William won 4-1 on penalties FORT William secured a home victory last weekend after beating Lossiemouth 4-1 on penalties in the North of Scotland Cup.
Top goalscorer Scotty Davidson put the Fort in front, netting in the third minute, before making it a double just 15 minutes later.
Lossiemouth pulled a goal back in the 24th minute and they quickly brought the teams level at 2-2 going into the break.
Fort’s Michael Corbett put the home side back in front in the 73rd minute, but six minutes later the visitors equalised from the penalty spot.
With the score tied at 3-3 after 90 minutes the teams geared up for the dreaded penalty shootout.
There was some confusion between the referee and members of the Fort William club about extra time rules but, after consulting the North of Scotland Cup rule book, the ref agreed with the Fort that no extra time should be played, and the match went straight to penalties.
After Lossie missed three spot kicks the Fort held on to win 4-1.
Fort William’s Iain MacIntyre stretches to toe the ball away from Lossiemouth’s Ryan Farquhar.
Fort’s Alasdair Stark sweeps the ball away from his team’s goalmouth, with Lossimeouth’s Ross Archibald in pursuit.
Man of the match was Fort goalkeeper Stephen Foster.