IN another high scoring game, Dumbarton were finally defeated by confident looking visitors Arbroath, going down 4-3 after leading 3-2 at half time.
Goals from Bryan Prunty (5 mins), Mark
Gilhaney (17 mins) and Kevin Nicoll (36 mins) put Sons in front at the
break, despite two swerving equalisers from Arbroath's Lee Sibanda (14
mins) and Gavin Swankie (25 mins).
But the home team slipped up
immediately after the restart, allowing Swankie to claim his second
goal. Then on 68 mins an infringement in the box gave the visitors a
penalty kick, which was firmly converted by Steven Doris.
a lot of chances and the game could have ended six each," commented
Dumbarton gaffer Alan Adamson. Sons now face Cowdenbeath at the Rock on
17th September, looking to get back on track in their Second Division
campaign. (10 Sep 2011).