Partick Thistle 4
Ayr Utd 0
League (Championship)


Partick Thistle 

4 - 0

Ayr Utd


League (Championship)
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
Attendance: 2,667


Goalscorers
Rudden (34)
Smith (45)
McGinty og (72)
Graham (85)
None.

Team Managers
Ian McCall Jim Duffy

Starting Eleven
1 Sneddon
18 Akinola
4 MayoB
3 Holt
2 Foster
11 Smith
23 Docherty
8 Bannigan
7 Tiffoney
9 Graham
10 Rudden
Patrick Reading .3
Aaron Muirhead .4
Sean McGinty .5
Andy Murdoch .6
Michael Moffat .7
Tomi Adeloye .9
Jack Baird .15
Nick McAllister .17
Joseph Chalmers .18
Charlie Albinson .21
Markus Fjortoft .23

Bench
6 Turner
14 Gordon
16 McKenna
17 Murray
19 MacIver
25 McCready
32 Hastie
Aiden McAdams .1
Cameron Salkeld .11
James Maxwell .14
Jonathan Afolabi .24
Finn Ecrepont .25

Substitutions
None. James Maxwell for Markus Fjortoft (54)
Jonathan Afolabi for Michael Moffat (70)
Cameron Salkeld for Joseph Chalmers (70)

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

Duncan Williams (Referee)





Photography by Dave Sargent

Match Report


Partick Thistle put an end to a three-game losing streak in the Scottish Championship by thumping Ayr United.

Zak Rudden's header opened the scoring at Firhill before Cammy Smith nodded in a second just before the break.

Rudden added his second and Thistle's third with another header, as Brian Graham completed the rout with a finish from the edge of the box late on.

The win leaves the hosts fifth, but keeps them within two points of the play-off spots.

As for Ayr, Jim Duffy's side drop a place to seventh.

Match report written by BBC



Squad Statistics (as at October 2nd, 2021)


2021-22 All Time
Age
Charlie Albinson (GK)24 9 - 9 -
Patrick Reading22 11 - 19 -
Jack Baird25 12 - 26 -
Markus Fjortoft27 101101
Sean McGinty28 12 - 12 -
Aaron Muirhead - 12 - 23 -
Joseph Chalmers27 71211
Nick McAllister20 4 - 4 -
Andy Murdoch - 121252
Tomi Adeloye25 127127
Michael Moffat36 5 - 193
James Maxwell (sub)19 7 - 7 -
Jonathan Afolabi (sub)21 6 - 6 -
Cameron Salkeld (sub)22 122122






League Table (as at October 2nd, 2021)


Pld W D L Pts
1. ICT 9 6 2 1 20
2. Kilmarnock 9 6 1 2 19
3. Arbroath 9 4 4 1 16
4. Raith Rovers 9 4 3 2 15
5. Partick Thistle 9 4 1 4 13
6. Queen of the South 9 3 1 5 10
7. Ayr United 9 2 3 4 9
8. Hamilton 9 2 2 5 8
9. Morton 9 1 4 4 7
10. Dunfermline A. 9 0 5 4 5