GLASGOW, Scotland – Motherwell overcame an early sending off to beat last-place Dunfermline 3-1 Tuesday for its first home win in the Scottish Premier League since September.
Captain Stephen Craigan was given a straight red card in the 18th minute, but the hosts still went ahead in the 29th through Henrik Ojamaa.
Nicky Law doubled the hosts’ lead in the 52nd before Andy Kirk pulled one back for Dunfermline 11 minutes later, and substitute Chris Humphrey secured the victory 10 minutes from time.
Motherwell is third in the standings but well behind leader Celtic and second-place Rangers. Dunfermline remains last, one point behind Hibernian.