Scottish League One
Arbroath1Stranraer2

Arbroath 1-2 Stranraer

Stranraer moved to within two points of second-place Dunfermline with victory over Arbroath in Scottish League One.

Jamie Longworth headed home Sean Winter's cross to give the visitors the lead.

But Ross Chisholm found Steven Doris early in the second half and the on-loan Dundee forward nodded Arbroath level.

Christopher Aitken's free-kick flew into the net to put Stranraer ahead again.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Morrison
  • 2Donaldson
  • 3Lindsay
  • 8ChisholmBooked at 49mins
  • 5Travis
  • 6Hamilton
  • 7Linn
  • 4Smith
  • 10ScottSubstituted forYaoat 87'minutes
  • 9Doris
  • 11CookBooked at 57minsSubstituted forBayneat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Bayne
  • 14McWalter
  • 15Banjo
  • 16Sibanda
  • 17Yao
  • 18Sheerin
  • 21Wilson

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forKinnairdat 85'minutes
  • 3Docherty
  • 8Gallagher
  • 4Rumsby
  • 5McKeown
  • 7Winter
  • 6Aitken
  • 9Longworth
  • 10McKennaSubstituted forFordeat 80'minutes
  • 11StirlingSubstituted forBorrisat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Borris
  • 14McGregor
  • 15Kinnaird
  • 16Forde
  • 17Bell
  • 20Fahey
Referee:
Stevie O'Reilly
Attendance:
521

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home9
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 1, Stranraer 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 1, Stranraer 2.

Attempt saved. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Graham Bayne (Arbroath).

(Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Graham Bayne (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Lari Yao replaces Christopher Scott.

Foul by Adam Forde (Stranraer).

Bradley Donaldson (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Mark Docherty (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Graham Bayne (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Lloyd Kinnaird replaces Scott Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Ryan Borris replaces Andrew Stirling.

Attempt saved. Adam Forde (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

Graham Bayne (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Adam Forde replaces David McKenna.

Attempt missed. Steven Doris (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Graham Bayne replaces Alan Cook.

Attempt missed. Mark Docherty (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Attempt missed. Andrew Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).

Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, Stranraer 2. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Travis (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Steven Doris (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Alan Cook (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ross Chisholm (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Bradley Donaldson (Arbroath) hits the right post with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Mark Docherty.

Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).

Steven Doris (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Bradley Donaldson (Arbroath).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers1515005245
2Dunfermline15924829
3Stranraer15825426
4Ayr15654023
5Stenhousemuir15636-721
6Forfar15537-218
7East Fife15429-1814
8Brechin14347-713
9Arbroath154110-1313
10Airdrieonians142210-178
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