Forfar Athletic 3-3 Nairn County

Craig Macmillan's stoppage-time goal completed a stunning comeback as Highland League outfit Nairn County came from three goals down to draw with Forfar Athletic at Station Park.

The Second Division hosts took the lead in stunning fashion after 11 minutes when Christopher Templeman fired in from 25 yards.

Gavin Swankie doubled the advantage just before the half-hour mark with a neat finish inside the area following some good work by Charles King.

And it looked to be game over before the interval as Stephen Tulloch rose highest to head home Kevin Motion's cross in the 39th minute.

But the visitors came out fighting and clawed a goal back through Martin McDonald after 57 minutes with a calm finish from 12 yards.

Ross Naismith ensured a nervy finish when he reduced the deficit on 72 minutes, Andrew Neill rolling the ball across for a simple tap in.

And substitute Macmillan ensured a replay deep into stoppage-time, poking Michael Morrison's cross over the line for the side who knocked out Third Division Clyde in the previous round.

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (6)

Forfar

  • 01 Soutar
  • 02 McCulloch Booked
  • 03 Campbell
  • 04 Bolochoweckyj Booked
  • 05 Tulloch
  • 06 Motion
  • 09 Swankie
  • 11 Denholm (Ried - 89' )
  • 07 Campbell (Sellars - 73' )
  • 08 Templeman
  • 10 King (Kader - 59' )

Substitutes

  • 17 Scott
  • 14 Dunlop
  • 12 Sellars
  • 16 Ried
  • 15 Kader

Nairn County

  • 20 Donaldson
  • 02 Webb
  • 04 Morrision
  • 05 MacDonald
  • 10 Main Booked
  • 11 Neill
  • 12 Watson
  • 15 Ellis (Macmillan - 53' )
  • 19 Main
  • 09 Gethins
  • 21 Cameron (Mendes - 30' )

Substitutes

  • 17 McCallum
  • 07 Naismith
  • 14 Mendes (Naismith - 53' )
  • 08 Macmillan
  • 23 Smith
Ref: Anderson
Att: 546

Match Stats

Shots

5 3

On target

4 2

Corners

3 3

Fouls

8 12

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +7:16 Full time

Full Time The match has reached full-time.

90:00 +5:39

Assist by Michael Morrison.

90:00 +5:39 Goal scored

Goal! - Craig Macmillan - Forfar 3 - 3 Nairn Craig Macmillan finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Forfar 3-3 Nairn County.

88:56 Substitution

Substitution (Forfar) makes a substitution, with Duncan Reid coming on for Danny Denholm.

88:02

Kevin Motion produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

87:02

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by David Watson.

86:31

Kevin Motion gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Greg Main. Free kick taken by Michael Morrison.

84:13

Foul by Michael Morrison on Gavin Swankie, free kick awarded. Gavin Swankie takes the direct free kick.

83:34

Danny Denholm takes a shot. Andrew Neill gets a block in.

82:55

Foul by Greg Main on Kevin Motion, free kick awarded. Stephen Tulloch restarts play with the free kick.

77:16

Sean Webb concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin Swankie. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Motion.

76:08

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kevin Motion from the right by-line, Michael Morrison manages to make a clearance.

74:57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Morrison by Christopher Templeman. Direct free kick taken by Michael Morrison.

72:03 Substitution

Substitution Ross Campbell goes off and Barry Sellars comes on.

71:01

Assist by Andrew Neill.

71:01 Goal scored

Goal! - Ross Naismith - Forfar 3 - 2 Nairn Ross Naismith finds the net with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Forfar 3-2 Nairn County.

70:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Bolochoweckyj on Sean Webb.

70:19

Free kick taken by Michael Morrison.

70:19 Booking

Booking Michael Bolochoweckyj is booked.

69:37 Booking

Booking Booking for Greg Main.

69:15

Foul by Greg Main on Christopher Templeman, free kick awarded. Iain Campbell takes the direct free kick.

67:03

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Denholm on Martin MacDonald. Free kick taken by Michael Morrison.

66:12

The referee blows for offside against Andrew Neill. Derek Soutar restarts play with the free kick.

64:06

The offside flag is raised against Craig Macmillan. Direct free kick taken by Derek Soutar.

58:38 Substitution

Substitution Charles King goes off and Omar Kader comes on.

56:18

Michael Morrison provided the assist for the goal.

56:18 Goal scored

Goal! - Martin MacDonald - Forfar 3 - 1 Nairn Martin MacDonald gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Forfar 3-1 Nairn County.

54:36

Greg Main challenges Kevin Motion unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Motion.

52:24 Substitution

Substitution Craig Macmillan replaces Steven Ellis.

52:24 Substitution

Substitution Junior Mendes goes off and Ross Naismith comes on.

50:04

Gavin Swankie takes a shot. Save made by Callum Donaldson.

45:01

The match restarts for the second half.

45:00 +1:03 Half time

Half Time The referee calls an end to the first half.

45:00 +0:24

Effort on goal by Steven Ellis from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

44:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Tulloch by Connor Gethins. Iain Campbell takes the free kick.

42:39

Foul by Kevin Motion on Greg Main, free kick awarded. Sean Webb takes the direct free kick.

41:57

Martin MacDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Gavin Swankie. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Motion.

38:14

Kevin Motion provided the assist for the goal.

38:14 Goal scored

Goal! - Stephen Tulloch - Forfar 3 - 0 Nairn Stephen Tulloch finds the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Forfar 3-0 Nairn County.

37:43

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Kevin Motion.

35:58

Gavin Swankie is ruled offside. Callum Donaldson takes the direct free kick.

35:08

Greg Main gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Bolochoweckyj. Mark McCulloch takes the free kick.

33:33

Free kick awarded for a foul by Charles King on Michael Morrison. Michael Morrison takes the free kick.

33:02

The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrew Neill. Derek Soutar restarts play with the free kick.

32:10

Foul by Greg Main on Danny Denholm, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Iain Campbell.

31:27

The assistant referee signals for offside against Greg Main. Derek Soutar restarts play with the free kick.

30:55

Andrew Neill takes a shot. Derek Soutar makes a save.

29:45 Substitution

Substitution Junior Mendes is brought on as a substitute for John Cameron.

25:19

Charles King provided the assist for the goal.

25:19 Goal scored

Goal! - Gavin Swankie - Forfar 2 - 0 Nairn A goal is scored by Gavin Swankie from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Forfar 2-0 Nairn County.

24:15

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Connor Gethins, Michael Bolochoweckyj makes a clearance.

21:07

Direct free kick taken by Connor Gethins.

21:07 Booking

Booking Mark McCulloch goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

20:53

Unfair challenge on Andrew Neill by Mark McCulloch results in a free kick.

19:01

Greg Main gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christopher Templeman. Direct free kick taken by Iain Campbell.

16:14

The assistant referee flags for offside against John Cameron. Derek Soutar restarts play with the free kick.

13:13

Foul by Greg Main on Iain Campbell, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Iain Campbell.

10:39

Assist on the goal came from Ross Campbell.

10:39 Goal scored

Goal! - Christopher Templeman - Forfar 1 - 0 Nairn Christopher Templeman fires in a goal from outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Forfar 1-0 Nairn County.

9:24

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ross Campbell, save by Callum Donaldson.

7:38

David Watson takes a shot. Save made by Derek Soutar.

6:46

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Connor Gethins, clearance made by Stephen Tulloch.

5:58

David Watson fouled by Gavin Swankie, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Martin MacDonald.

5:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Iain Campbell by David Watson. Iain Campbell takes the free kick.

0:00

The referee gets the match started.

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