Scottish League One
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Stranraer 3-2 Arbroath

Martin Grehan scored twice as Stranraer overcame Arbroath in Scottish League One.

Mark Corcoran's cross was headed home by Grehan early on and Jamie Longworth nodded the hosts' second.

And Grehan's swept in Grant Gallagher's cross to extend Stranraer's advantage after the break.

However, Arbroath came back into the match and Lee Erwin netted before Alan Cook converted a late penalty following Scott Robertson's foul.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2RumsbyBooked at 18mins
  • 5McKeown
  • 4Robertson
  • 3McGregor
  • 6Aitken
  • 7StirlingBooked at 84minsSubstituted forBorrisat 86'minutes
  • 11CorcoranSubstituted forDochertyat 68'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 8Gallagher
  • 10Longworth
  • 9GrehanSubstituted forMcKennaat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 20Fahey
  • 17Forde
  • 15Docherty
  • 16Winter
  • 12McKenna
  • 14Borris

Arbroath

  • 1Morrison
  • 5Travis
  • 3HamiltonSubstituted forLindsayat 40'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 6Keddie
  • 2Banjo
  • 4Smith
  • 11SheerinSubstituted forSibandaat 74'minutes
  • 10CookBooked at 10mins
  • 8Chisholm
  • 7LinnSubstituted forMilneat 45'minutes
  • 9Erwin

Substitutes

  • 16Yao
  • 14Sibanda
  • 18McWalter
  • 21Gray
  • 12Milne
  • 17Donaldson
  • 15Lindsay
Referee:
Euan Norris
Attendance:
334

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home11
Away1
Fouls
Home6
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 3, Arbroath 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 3, Arbroath 2.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Darren Smith.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 3, Arbroath 2. Alan Cook (Arbroath) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Scott Robertson (Stranraer) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Arbroath. Lee Erwin draws a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

Mark Docherty (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Ryan Borris replaces Andrew Stirling.

Attempt blocked. Steven Milne (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Booking

Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Andrew Stirling (Stranraer).

Lee Erwin (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Jonathon Lindsay (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jonathon Lindsay (Arbroath).

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jonathon Lindsay.

Attempt missed. Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Lee Sibanda replaces Paul Sheerin.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Martin Grehan.

Attempt missed. Paul Sheerin (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Frank McKeown (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Milne (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Mark Docherty replaces Mark Corcoran.

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jonathon Lindsay.

Mark Corcoran (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alan Cook (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Martin Grehan (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Darren Smith.

Attempt missed. Alan Cook (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 3, Arbroath 1. Steven Milne (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lee Erwin.

Attempt saved. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Paul Sheerin (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).

Michael Travis (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Ross Chisholm.

Second Half

Second Half begins Stranraer 3, Arbroath 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Steven Milne replaces Bobby Linn.

Half Time

First Half ends, Stranraer 3, Arbroath 0.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers77003021
2Dunfermline8512416
3Stenhousemuir8422-514
4Ayr7241110
5Brechin8233-39
6Arbroath8305-59
7Stranraer8224-48
8Airdrieonians8224-68
9Forfar8215-27
10East Fife8215-107
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