Goals either side of half-time gave Forfar a 2-0 victory in their Scottish Communities League Cup first-round tie with Peterhead.

Stevie Crawford drew first blood for the hosts from 30 yards two minutes before the half-time whistle.

Peterhead keeper Jellema was more alert early in the second half to palm over Kevin Byers' long-distance attempt.

Athletic did double their lead after 60 minutes when Chris Templeman crashed in a bullet header from close-range.

Lineup, Bookings (2) & Substitutions (6)

Forfar

  • 01 Adam
  • 02 Wilson Booked
  • 03 Ross
  • 05 Tulloch
  • 08 Mowat
  • 04 McCulloch
  • 06 Hegarty (Motion - 80' )
  • 07 Fotheringham (Gibson - 72' )
  • 11 Byers
  • 09 Crawford
  • 10 Templeman (Campbell - 76' )

Substitutes

  • 19 Paterson
  • 14 Bishop
  • 16 Motion
  • 12 Campbell
  • 15 Gibson

Peterhead

  • 01 Jellema
  • 02 Rattray
  • 03 McBain
  • 05 MacDonald
  • 04 Sellars (Ross - 20' )
  • 06 Redman
  • 07 Conway (Sharp - 71' )
  • 08 Watson Booked
  • 11 Beasley (Wyness - 65' )
  • 09 McAllister
  • 10 Bavidge

Substitutes

  • 19 Duffy
  • 16 Ross
  • 12 Sharp
  • 14 Wyness
  • 15 Ross
Ref: Roache
Att: 452

Match Stats

Shots

10 10

On target

6 4

Corners

10 5

Fouls

8 10

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +1:01 Full time

Full Time The referee brings the game to a close.

88:50

Rory McAllister concedes a free kick for a foul on Grant Adam. Grant Adam takes the direct free kick.

88:11

Stephen Crawford is ruled offside. Alan Rattray takes the free kick.

87:06

Unfair challenge on Mark McCulloch by Rory McAllister results in a free kick. Greg Ross takes the free kick.

85:39

Kevin Byers takes a shot from 20 yards. Comfortable save by Raymond Jellema.

85:08

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Kevin Byers, clearance made by Rory McAllister.

84:34

Ross Campbell produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

83:20

Outswinging corner taken by Graeme Sharp from the right by-line.

81:23

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Graeme Sharp, David Mowat manages to make a clearance.

79:11 Substitution

Substitution Kevin Motion on for Christopher Hegarty.

77:29

Christopher Hegarty concedes a free kick for a foul on Graeme Sharp. Free kick taken by Roy McBain.

75:46 Substitution

Substitution Christopher Templeman leaves the field to be replaced by Ross Campbell.

74:40

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Kevin Byers, Roy McBain manages to make a clearance.

71:28 Substitution

Substitution Martyn Fotheringham goes off and Graham Gibson comes on.

70:39 Substitution

Substitution Graeme Sharp is brought on as a substitute for Aaron Conway.

69:27

Craig Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Dennis Wyness.

69:20

Free kick taken by Aaron Conway.

69:20 Booking

Booking Craig Wilson is given a yellow card.

66:45

Aaron Conway takes the outswinging corner, Paul Watson produces a volleyed left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

64:46

Free kick taken by Grant Adam.

64:46 Substitution

Substitution Dennis Wyness joins the action as a substitute, replacing Bryan Beasley.

64:46

Foul by Aaron Conway on Greg Ross, free kick awarded.

62:15

Mark McCulloch takes the free kick.

62:15 Booking

Booking Booking for Paul Watson.

62:04

Paul Watson challenges Martyn Fotheringham unfairly and gives away a free kick.

60:22

Craig Wilson provided the assist for the goal.

60:22 Goal scored

Goal! - Christopher Templeman - Forfar 2 - 0 Peterhead Christopher Templeman grabs a headed goal from close in. Forfar 2-0 Peterhead.

59:03

Corner taken by Martyn Fotheringham, Scott Ross manages to make a clearance.

58:30

Martin Bavidge fouled by Martyn Fotheringham, the ref awards a free kick. Alan Rattray takes the direct free kick.

58:09

Unfair challenge on Martyn Fotheringham by Roy McBain results in a free kick. Mark McCulloch takes the direct free kick.

56:53

Corner from the right by-line taken by Martyn Fotheringham, clearance by James Redman.

54:27

The assistant referee signals for offside against Aaron Conway. Free kick taken by Grant Adam.

52:31

Mark McCulloch challenges Rory McAllister unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bryan Beasley delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Mark McCulloch.

50:44

Roy McBain fouled by Kevin Byers, the ref awards a free kick. Roy McBain takes the free kick.

49:58

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rory McAllister by Mark McCulloch. Free kick crossed left-footed by Paul Watson from left channel, Stephen Tulloch manages to make a clearance.

46:08

Shot by Kevin Byers. Save by Raymond Jellema. Martyn Fotheringham takes the outswinging corner, Callum MacDonald makes a clearance.

45:01

The match restarts for the second half.

45:00 +1:20 Half time

Half Time The first half comes to an end.

44:28

Effort on goal by Christopher Templeman from just inside the area clears the bar.

42:30

Assist on the goal came from David Mowat.

42:30 Goal scored

Goal! - Stephen Crawford - Forfar 1 - 0 Peterhead Stephen Crawford finds the net with a goal from long distance to the bottom left corner of the goal. Forfar 1-0 Peterhead.

41:32

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Martyn Fotheringham from the left by-line, clearance made by Alan Rattray.

38:14

Shot by Kevin Byers from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

37:07

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Martyn Fotheringham, clearance by Alan Rattray.

35:32

Rory McAllister takes a shot. Save by Grant Adam.

33:33

Martin Bavidge takes a shot. Save by Grant Adam.

30:00

Bryan Beasley takes a shot from 6 yards. Save by Grant Adam. Bryan Beasley takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Greg Ross manages to make a clearance.

28:50

Effort on goal by Martin Bavidge from 12 yards. Grant Adam makes a save.

28:05

Unfair challenge on Christopher Templeman by Alan Rattray results in a free kick. Martyn Fotheringham restarts play with the free kick.

27:40

Shot by Martin Bavidge from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

27:12

A cross is delivered by Craig Wilson, Kevin Byers takes a shot. Callum MacDonald gets a block in.

23:48

Rory McAllister fouled by Mark McCulloch, the ref awards a free kick. Aaron Conway shoots direct from the free kick.

22:46

Unfair challenge on Mark McCulloch by Rory McAllister results in a free kick. Mark McCulloch takes the direct free kick.

21:05

Mark McCulloch fouled by Martin Bavidge, the ref awards a free kick. Mark McCulloch restarts play with the free kick.

19:54

The referee blows for offside against Greg Ross. Raymond Jellema takes the indirect free kick.

19:02 Substitution

Substitution Scott Ross replaces Barry Sellars.

17:57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Templeman by Roy McBain. Mark McCulloch restarts play with the free kick.

17:09

Rory McAllister has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

14:19

Rory McAllister is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Grant Adam takes the free kick.

13:45

Christopher Templeman is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Raymond Jellema restarts play with the free kick.

13:20

Shot by Rory McAllister from 12 yards. Save by Grant Adam.

12:33

A cross is delivered by Martyn Fotheringham.

12:03

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Martyn Fotheringham, clearance by Martin Bavidge.

10:19

Inswinging corner taken by Bryan Beasley, clearance by David Mowat.

9:26

Martyn Fotheringham has an effort at goal from 18 yards.

7:39

Kevin Byers takes a shot from 6 yards. Save by Raymond Jellema. Corner from the right by-line taken by Martyn Fotheringham, clearance by Barry Sellars.

6:57

Shot from just outside the area by Aaron Conway goes over the bar.

6:20

Foul by Christopher Hegarty on Paul Watson, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Paul Watson from left channel, David Mowat manages to make a clearance.

3:38

Corner taken by Martyn Fotheringham, clearance made by Barry Sellars.

3:13

Barry Sellars gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christopher Templeman. Mark McCulloch takes the direct free kick.

0:00

The referee starts the match.

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