Three goals in the first seven minutes of the second half helped Peterhead to a League Two win away to Elgin City.

Andrew Rodgers fired the visitors ahead after 21 minutes then Rory McAllister doubled the lead after half-time.

Peterhead went three up as McAllister fired low into the bottom-left corner.

Dean Cowie put the visitors four goals in front, but a consolation strike from Craig Gunn after 84 minutes was followed by a Sam Urqhart header to make it 4-2.

Lineup, Bookings (2) & Substitutions (6)

Elgin City

  • 01 Jellema
  • 04 Beveridge (Urquhart - 59' )
  • 03 McMullen
  • 08 Nicolson
  • 02 Niven
  • 05 Duff
  • 06 Harkins
  • 10 Sutherland
  • 09 Wyness (McKinnon - 80' )
  • 07 Gunn
  • 11 Mckenzie (McHardy - 69' )

Substitutes

  • 12 Urquhart
  • 14 McKinnon
  • 15 Khutsishvili
  • 16 McHardy
  • 17 Vastano
  • 21 Black

Peterhead

  • 01 Smith
  • 02 Sharp
  • 03 Richardson (McGlinchey - 68' )
  • 08 Redman
  • 04 Noble
  • 05 Tully Booked
  • 07 Rodgers (McCann - 66' )
  • 06 Cowie
  • 11 Gilfillan Booked (Buchan - 84' )
  • 09 McAllister
  • 10 Brown

Substitutes

  • 12 McGlinchey
  • 14 McCann
  • 15 McGeever
  • 16 Tait
  • 17 Buchan
  • 21 Jarvie
Ref: Colin Steven
Att: 622

Match Stats

Shots

13 11

On target

5 5

Corners

6 2

Fouls

11 15

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Elgin City 2, Peterhead 4.

90:00 +4:02 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Elgin City 2, Peterhead 4.

90:00 +3:29 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Elgin City 2, Peterhead 4. Samuel Urquhart (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner following a set piece situation.

90:00 +3:02

Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +3:02

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

90:00 +2:00

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +1:17

Foul by Connor McGlinchey (Peterhead).

90:00 +0:06

Foul by Paul McMullen (Elgin City).

90:00 +0:06

Kevin Buchan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85:18

Ross McKinnon (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

85:18

Foul by Jordon Brown (Peterhead).

84:39 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Elgin City 1, Peterhead 4. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.

84:12

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Craig Tully.

84:01

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

84:01

Foul by Kevin Buchan (Peterhead).

83:05 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Peterhead. Kevin Buchan replaces Bryan Gilfillan.

81:39

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.

79:59 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Elgin City. Ross McKinnon replaces Dennis Wyness.

79:06

Attempt blocked. Samuel Urquhart (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

78:37

Rory McAllister (Peterhead) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.

74:50

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

74:50

David Niven (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

73:52

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by David Niven.

72:56

Attempt blocked. Jordon Brown (Peterhead) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

70:36

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Craig Tully.

69:56

Attempt blocked. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

69:51 Booking

Booking Craig Tully (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card.

68:54 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Elgin City. Darryl McHardy replaces Allen Mckenzie.

68:25

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

68:25

Jamie Duff (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

67:59 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Peterhead. Connor McGlinchey replaces Dean Richardson.

65:56 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Peterhead. Ryan McCann replaces Andy Rodgers.

64:09

Samuel Urquhart (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

64:09

Foul by Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead).

63:35

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Craig Tully.

62:33

Samuel Urquhart (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

62:33

Foul by Andy Rodgers (Peterhead).

58:59 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Elgin City. Samuel Urquhart replaces Graeme Beveridge.

58:34

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

56:56

Foul by David Niven (Elgin City).

56:56

Jordon Brown (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

56:08

Foul by Craig Gunn (Elgin City).

56:08

Dean Richardson (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

53:25

Foul by Craig Gunn (Elgin City).

53:25

(Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

52:53

Attempt blocked. Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

51:51 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Elgin City 0, Peterhead 4. Dean Cowie (Peterhead) right footed shot from more than 35 yards to the centre of the goal.

48:50

Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

48:50

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

47:30 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Elgin City 0, Peterhead 3. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

46:39 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Elgin City 0, Peterhead 2. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Graeme Smith.

46:09

Attempt saved. Paul Harkins (Elgin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

45:31

Attempt saved. Jamie Duff (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

45:16

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45:16

Foul by Jordon Brown (Peterhead).

45:00

Second Half begins Elgin City 0, Peterhead 1.

45:00 +0:16 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Elgin City 0, Peterhead 1.

44:18

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Graeme Beveridge.

43:13

Foul by Mark Nicolson (Elgin City).

43:13

Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

39:51

Attempt missed. Paul McMullen (Elgin City) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is just a bit too high.

36:04

Foul by Shane Sutherland (Elgin City).

36:04

Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the left wing.

35:16

Attempt missed. Jamie Duff (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

34:50

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Graeme Sharp.

34:25

Attempt blocked. Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

33:16

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Graeme Sharp.

30:50

Attempt saved. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

29:28

Foul by David Niven (Elgin City).

29:28

Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the left wing.

29:03

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

28:22

Foul by Jamie Duff (Elgin City).

28:22

Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

27:41

David Niven (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

27:41

Foul by Jordon Brown (Peterhead).

25:25 Booking

Booking Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card.

25:17

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

25:17

Foul by Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead).

23:35

Foul by Mark Nicolson (Elgin City).

23:35

Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

21:14 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Elgin City 0, Peterhead 1. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rory McAllister.

14:33

Foul by David Niven (Elgin City).

14:33

Jordon Brown (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

13:52

Attempt missed. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

13:26

Foul by Paul Harkins (Elgin City).

13:26

Dean Cowie (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

12:32

Attempt saved. Paul Harkins (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

9:36

Jamie Duff (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

9:36

Foul by Andy Rodgers (Peterhead).

8:00

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

8:00

Foul by Jamie Redman (Peterhead).

7:00

Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

6:54

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

6:33

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Jordon Brown.

5:59

Attempt blocked. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

0:59

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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