Scottish League One
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Dunfermline Athletic 3-1 Brechin City

Ryan Wallace netted a brace as high-flying Dunfermline beat 10-man Brechin.

The Pars opened the scoring in the third minute when Wallace steered the ball past Graeme Smith in the box.

Their lead was doubled through Ryan Thompson's right-footed drive and things worsened for City when substitute Stuart Anderson was dismissed for a foul on Wallace.

Paul McLean pulled one back for Brechin but Wallace had the final word when he tapped in from close range.

Line-ups

Dunfermline

  • 1Scully
  • 2Williamson
  • 3Whittle
  • 6Geggan
  • 4Young
  • 5Morris
  • 7Byrne
  • 10FalkinghamBooked at 82mins
  • 9Wallace
  • 11ThomsonSubstituted forDargoat 81'minutes
  • 8SmithSubstituted forFergusonat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Husband
  • 14Dargo
  • 15Martin
  • 16Moore
  • 17Ferguson
  • 18Johnston
  • 20Goodfellow

Brechin

  • 1SmithBooked at 21mins
  • 2Jackson
  • 3McLeanBooked at 18mins
  • 8MolloySubstituted forDonnellyat 68'minutes
  • 4Hay
  • 5MoyesBooked at 61mins
  • 7Trouten
  • 6PetrieBooked at 72mins
  • 9JacksonBooked at 71mins
  • 10CarcarySubstituted forWalkerat 62'minutes
  • 11RobbSubstituted forAndersonat 54'minutesBooked at 59mins

Substitutes

  • 12Donnelly
  • 14McLaughlan
  • 15Anderson
  • 16Walker
  • 17Brown
  • 18Cameron
  • 21Nelson
Referee:
Des Roache
Attendance:
2,569

Match Stats

Home TeamDunfermlineAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home16
Away12
Shots on Target
Home8
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home15
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Brechin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Dunfermline Athletic 3, Brechin City 1.
Attempt missed. Ryan Donnelly (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Kerr Young.
Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).
Allan Walker (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Ryan Ferguson replaces Allan Smith.
Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 3, Brechin City 1. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Allan Smith.
Attempt saved. Allan Smith (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top left corner.
Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).
Allan Smith (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Josh Falkingham (Dunfermline Athletic) is shown the yellow card.
Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Dunfermline Athletic. Craig Dargo replaces Ryan Thomson.

Goal!

Goal! Dunfermline Athletic 2, Brechin City 1. Paul McLean (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andy Jackson.
Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic).
Attempt missed. Ewan Moyes (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Alex Whittle.
Attempt missed. Kerr Young (Dunfermline Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Dunfermline Athletic. Conceded by Ewan Moyes.
Attempt saved. Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).
Alex Whittle (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Darren Petrie (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).
Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt saved. Ewan Moyes (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Darren Petrie (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic).
Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Ryan Wallace.
Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Andrew Geggan (Dunfermline Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Donnelly replaces Craig Molloy.
Ewan Moyes (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Allan Smith (Dunfermline Athletic).
Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
Foul by Ewan Moyes (Brechin City).
Ryan Thomson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.
Attempt saved. Andy Jackson (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Allan Walker replaces Derek Carcary.

Booking

Ewan Moyes (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.
Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ewan Moyes (Brechin City).
Ryan Williamson (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

Dismissal

Stuart Anderson (Brechin City) is shown the red card.
Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Stuart Anderson (Brechin City).
Shaun Byrne (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Stuart Anderson (Brechin City).
Foul by Callum Morris (Dunfermline Athletic).
Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Ryan Wallace (Dunfermline Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Steven Jackson (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Stuart Anderson replaces Steven Robb.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers1212004136
2Dunfermline14914828
3Ayr14653323
4Stranraer14725323
5Stenhousemuir14635-621
6Forfar13526317
7Brechin14347-713
8Arbroath13418-913
9East Fife14329-1911
10Airdrieonians142210-178
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