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Jul 31, 2021 at 3pm UK at Stark's Park
Raith RoversRaith Rovers
4-4
HamiltonHamilton Academical
Vaughan (13' pen., 65'), Zanatta (25'), Connolly (52')
Benedictus (47'), Poplatnik (59')
FT(HT: 2-0)
MacDonald (68', 83'), Ryan (78'), Want (90+2')

Result: Raith 4-4 Hamilton: Visitors produce storming comeback to rescue draw

Result: Raith 4-4 Hamilton: Visitors produce storming comeback to rescue draw
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The visitors, who finished bottom of the Premiership last season, produced a stunning comeback in the final 25 minutes at Stark's Park.

Hamilton hit back from 4-0 down to draw a cinch Championship thriller at Raith Rovers 4-4.

The visitors, who finished bottom of the Premiership last season, produced a stunning comeback in the final 25 minutes at Stark's Park.

Rovers took the lead in the 13th minute when referee Nick Walsh spotted a handball and Lewis Vaughan beat goalkeeper Ryan Fulton from the spot.

It was 2-0 in the 25th minute when fellow forward Dario Zanatta finished off a quick breakaway move by the home side.

Rovers were 3-0 ahead seven minutes into the second half when recent signing Aidan Connolly beat Fulton with a low shot, then Vaughan powered clear before coolly chipping a fourth in the 65th minute.

Accies' comeback started three minutes later when Kieran MacDonald headed in a cross from substitute Andrew Ryan, before Ryan himself made it 4-2 10 minutes later with a powerful angled drive.

MacDonald set up an exciting finish with seven minutes remaining when he turned in a low cross to make it 4-3, before Shaun Want capped the comeback with the equaliser two minutes into added time.

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