Jon Obika’s goal ended Broxburn Athletic’s resistance
St Mirren avoided a Scottish Cup shock by edging past East of Scotland League side Broxburn Athletic in Paisley.
The non-league outfit rarely threatened their Scottish Premiership hosts, but held out until the early part of the second half before conceding.
Calum Waters’ shot deflected off an unwitting Jon Obika before spinning into the net before Danny Mullen’s late drive put the outcome beyond doubt.
It means Jim Goodwin’s side will be in Sunday’s draw for the last 16.
More to follow.