Annan Athletic 1-3 Clyde

Clyde performed well during a convincing victory over Annan Athletic at Galabank.

The visitors got off to a flying start, despite having lost their last four matches, as Bryan Gilfillan and David Marsh scored inside the opening 20 minutes.

Gilfillan headed home a Sean Fitzharris cross from the right before Marsh doubled the lead with a right-footed effort from inside the penalty area.

But Marsh went from hero to villain moments later, conceding a penalty and getting sent off for two bookable offences in the space of three minutes.

Jamie Barclay saved Graeme Ramage's spot-kick though and the hosts didn't have a man advantage for long as Steven Swinglehurst was given his marching orders after picking up a second yellow card for a foul on Stefan McCluskey.

Gilfillan completed his brace from close range in the early stages of the second half and, although Scott Chaplain smashed home a late penalty for Annan after Rikki Lanie handled inside the area, Clyde claimed a much-needed victory.

Annan Athletic: Summersgill, Blake, Swinglehurst, McGowan, McKechnie (Love 53), Steele, Thorburn, Jardine, Murray (Donley 53), Ramage (Chaplain 54), McGachie.

Subs Not Used: Mitchell, Peter Watson.

Sent Off: Swinglehurst (39).

Booked: Swinglehurst, Chaplain.

Goals: Chaplain 79 pen.

Clyde: Barclay, John Kane, Lanie, Marsh, Sharp, Fitzharris (Neill 68), Hay, Gray, McColm (Scullion 84), McCluskey, Gilfillan (Watt 74).

Subs Not Used: George, MacBeth.

Sent Off: Marsh (23).

Booked: Marsh.

Goals: Gilfillan 12, Marsh 16, Gilfillan 49.

Att: 489

Ref: Gary Hilland

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