Scottish League One
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Arbroath 3-2 Airdrieonians

Lee Erwin scored an 89th-minute penalty as Arbroath beat Airdrieonians in a thrilling encounter at Gayfield Park.

It was their second spot-kick of the match. Alan Cook had missed the first in the 13th minute when he hit the post after winning the penalty.

They went ahead seven minutes later when Robert Linn rifled in his first league goal of the season, but the visitors hit back on the hour mark when substitute Willie McLaren sent the ball past Scott Morrison from the middle of the box.

Arbroath edged ahead in the 77th minute when David Banjo tucked in from close range but a smart finish from Lewis Coult levelled things up two minutes later.

But the home side secured the points when Erwin scored from the spot after Robert Linn was fouled in the box by Chris O'Neil, who saw red for his challenge.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Morrison
  • 2Banjo
  • 3Hamilton
  • 4Smith
  • 5Travis
  • 6Keddie
  • 7LinnSubstituted forDonaldsonat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Chisholm
  • 10MilneSubstituted forSheerinat 70'minutes
  • 9ErwinBooked at 47mins
  • 11CookSubstituted forSibandaat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Sibanda
  • 14Yao
  • 15Donaldson
  • 16Lindsay
  • 17McWalter
  • 18Sheerin
  • 21Wilson

Airdrieonians

  • 1GallacherBooked at 89mins
  • 2O'NeilBooked at 88mins
  • 3Boyle
  • 7SinclairSubstituted forBuchananat 71'minutes
  • 4McCormack
  • 5EvansBooked at 35mins
  • 6BlockleySubstituted forBainat 8'minutes
  • 8HardieBooked at 68mins
  • 10Coogans
  • 9Coult
  • 11WattSubstituted forMcLarenat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Bain
  • 14Buchanan
  • 15McLaren
  • 16O'Byrne
  • 17Duncan
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
747

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamAirdrieonians
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 3, Airdrieonians 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 3, Airdrieonians 2.
Lee Erwin (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Darren McCormack (Airdrieonians).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Bradley Donaldson replaces Bobby Linn.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 3, Airdrieonians 2. Lee Erwin (Arbroath) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Scott Gallacher (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.

Dismissal

Chris O'Neil (Airdrieonians) is shown the red card for a bad foul.
Penalty Arbroath. Bobby Linn draws a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty conceded by Chris O'Neil (Airdrieonians) after a foul in the penalty area.
Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians).
Attempt missed. Lee Sibanda (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Ross Chisholm (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Grant Evans (Airdrieonians).
Foul by Darren Smith (Arbroath).
Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Colin Hamilton (Arbroath) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.
Lee Erwin (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Gregor Buchanan (Airdrieonians).
Attempt missed. Gregor Buchanan (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Lee Sibanda replaces Alan Cook.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Airdrieonians 2. Lewis Coult (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Foul by Darren Smith (Arbroath).
Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Airdrieonians 1. David Banjo (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Ross Chisholm.
Attempt missed. Lewis Coult (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Michael Travis.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Gregor Buchanan replaces David Sinclair because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Paul Sheerin replaces Steven Milne.

Booking

Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Steven Milne (Arbroath).
Chris O'Neil (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Lee Erwin (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Grant Evans (Airdrieonians).

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, Airdrieonians 1. Willie McLaren (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
Attempt missed. Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).
Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Attempt saved. Willie McLaren (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt saved. Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Alan Cook (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Chris O'Neil (Airdrieonians).
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Michael Travis.
Foul by Lee Erwin (Arbroath).
Grant Evans (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Lee Erwin (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Willie McLaren replaces Liam Watt.

Second Half

Second Half begins Arbroath 1, Airdrieonians 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Arbroath 1, Airdrieonians 0.

Booking

Chris O'Neil (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).
Chris O'Neil (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Alan Cook (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Patrick Boyle (Airdrieonians).
Attempt missed. Steven Milne (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Foul by Colin Hamilton (Arbroath).
David Sinclair (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Lee Erwin (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Attempt missed. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers88003224
2Stenhousemuir9522-417
3Dunfermline8512416
4Ayr9342213
5Arbroath9405-412
6Stranraer9324-311
7Brechin9234-49
8Airdrieonians9225-78
9Forfar9216-37
10East Fife9216-137
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