Penicuik were awarded a free kick in the fifth minute that caused consternation in the Livingston defence, but the ball was booted clear.
In Penicuik’s next attack down the left, Jordan Lister sent over a tantalising cross that United keeper Dolan was glad to see go narrowly past his left hand post.
Livingston’s first real attack came in the 19th minute, when a first time cross from the left wing was well defended by Penicuik who then broke quickly from defence, but Ryan McCallum’s cross into the box was headed straight at keeper Dolan.
Minutes later, a Keith Barr strike was saved by Dolan then at the other end, with Penicuik claiming for a free kick, a Murphy strike hit the Penicuik cross bar and went over for a goal kick. In the 28th minute a fierce James McPartlin strike brought out a great save by Dolan turning the ball round the post. Next a driving run by McPartlin had the Livingston defence on the back foot.
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