Falkirk 5-0 Alloa- Match Report

John Baird hits a treble as Falkirk crush AlloaJohn Baird hit a first-half hat-trick as Falkirk enjoyed a 5-0 rout of Alloa

Falkirk took a 12th-minute lead when the prolific Baird was sent clear by Mark Kerr's long pass and slammed home.Alloa's Michael Chopra was denied a penalty but it was Baird who found the net once more when he linked up with Craig Sibbald and after the midfielder's shot was blocked, Baird followed up to score his 12th goal of the season.And he completed his treble from Sibbald's corner, after Blair Alston's long-range blast was blocked by defender Kyle McAusland

It was Baird's eighth goal in four games.Home keeper Danny Rogers did well to deny Chopra and Mark Williams before Bob McHugh made it 4-0 from close range after Luke Leahy's ball in.Rogers made an excellent save from Scott Hynd and Leahy rounded off a thumping win with a good header from Aaron Muirhead's cross

Source : PA

Source: PA