Scottish League One
Forfar0Ayr1

Forfar Athletic 0-1 Ayr United

Kevin Kyle scored the only goal of the game as Ayr secured a win at Forfar Athletic.

Kyle gave the visitors the lead after 62 minutes, heading in Kyle McAusland's shot-come-cross from six yards out.

Substitute Ross Campbell had an opportunity to level for the home side with just five minutes to go, but he fired over the bar from the middle of the box.

Forfar are now six games without a win following today's result.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Fusco
  • 3CampbellSubstituted forMcCabeat 77'minutes
  • 6FotheringhamSubstituted forMcManusat 77'minutes
  • 4Dods
  • 5MalcolmBooked at 14mins
  • 7McCluskeySubstituted forCampbellat 77'minutes
  • 8Dale
  • 10Malin
  • 9Templeman
  • 11Hilson

Substitutes

  • 12Campbell
  • 14Andrews
  • 15Kader
  • 16McManus
  • 17McCabe
  • 18Hay
  • 20Hill

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2McAuslandBooked at 82mins
  • 3Pope
  • 6Gilmour
  • 4McLaughlin
  • 5Lithgow
  • 7Marenghi
  • 8Malcolm
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forLongridgeat 90'minutes
  • 10Kyle
  • 11Donald

Substitutes

  • 12Shankland
  • 14Forrest
  • 15McGowan
  • 16Wardrobe
  • 17Crawford
  • 18Longridge
  • 19Muir
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
473

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home2
Away12
Shots on Target
Home1
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home6
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Ayr United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Ayr United 1.

Mark Shankland (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gary Fusco (Forfar Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Jackson Longridge replaces Michael Moffat.

Foul by Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United).

Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Craig Malcolm (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Ross Campbell (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Hand ball by Kevin Kyle (Ayr United).

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Gary Fusco.

Booking

Kyle McAusland (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle McAusland (Ayr United).

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Neil McCabe replaces Iain Campbell.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Ross Campbell replaces Jamie McCluskey.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Paul McManus replaces Martyn Fotheringham.

Attempt saved. Michael Donald (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United).

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 0, Ayr United 1. Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Kyle McAusland.

Attempt saved. Kyle McAusland (Ayr United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

Foul by Michael Donald (Ayr United).

Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Alan Lithgow (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Attempt saved. Michael Moffat (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Second Half

Second Half begins Forfar Athletic 0, Ayr United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Forfar Athletic 0, Ayr United 0.

Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

Attempt saved. Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Michael Moffat (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Michael Moffat (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Attempt missed. Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers1515005975245
2Dunfermline17112440271335
3Stranraer169253023729
4Ayr177553031-126
5Stenhousemuir166462734-722
6Forfar175482326-319
7Brechin175482835-719
8East Fife1752101634-1817
9Arbroath1742112541-1614
10Airdrieonians1723122040-209
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