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2016/17 Scottish Communities League Cup, SCOTTISH LEAGUE CUP - GROUP STAGE
Albion Rovers advance 5-3 on penalties
Albion Rovers advance 5-3 on penalties

Kilmarnock 0-0 Albion Rovers

Kilmarnock exited the Betfred Cup following a goalless draw against Albion Rovers at Rugby Park where the League One outfit won a bonus point with a 5-3 penalty shoot-out win.
It was a jittery and disjointed performance from the Ladbrokes Premiership side who were more than matched by the composed visitors.
Substitute Ross Stewart, skipper Michael Dunlop, Paul Willis, Kyle Turnbull and substitute Scott McBride scored from the spot for the Coatbridge men.
Killie captain Steven Smith, Gary Dicker and Flo Bojaj scored their penalties but Josh Magennis had his effort saved by Rovers keeper Ross Stewart to leave Killie in second place with seven points - not enough to be one of the four second-placed qualifiers for the last-16 as Morton topped Group H.
It was a poor effort all round from the Ayrshire men.
Northern Ireland striker Magennis flashed a drive over the bar from edge of the box in the 13th minute but it was no whirlwind start.
Rovers seemed to be hard done by in the 24th minute when Killie keeper Oliver Davies and defender Will Boyle collided into each other allowing Ryan Wallace to slip the ball into the empty net but referee Bobby Madden blew for a foul.
Killie responded to a point as attacker Rory McKenzie sent a shot wide of the target before Souleymane Coulibaly headed a Smith corner past the far post but Albion, marshalled at the back by brothers Ross and Michael Dunlop, grew in confidence.
Just before the hour-mark Coulibaly clipped the top of the bar with a shot on the turn from Smith's cut-back but moments later at the other end Oliver had to dive smartly to his left to turn a 20-yard drive from Mark Ferry past the post for a corner, which came to nothing.
The home fans became increasingly agitated as the second-half progressed.
A back-heel attempt from Coulibaly following a corner brought a save from Rovers keeper Ross Stewart before defender Miles Addison headed wide but there was to be no breakthrough.
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