Scottish League One
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Stranraer 1-2 Brechin City

Brechin City confirmed their survival in League One with a win over promotion-chasing Stranraer.

Alan Trouten coolly slotted a penalty into the bottom left corner to put them in front after just five minutes.

The lead lasted only 15 minutes as Andrew Stirling's cross from the left looped into the far corner beyond Graeme Smith.

But Robert Thompson finished from inside the area to give the Hedgemen an important win.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2Robertson
  • 3Docherty
  • 6BellSubstituted forStirlingat 33'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 4RumsbySubstituted forFordeat 83'minutes
  • 5McKeown
  • 7Winter
  • 8GallagherBooked at 85mins
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forMcKennaat 73'minutes
  • 9Grehan
  • 11Stirling

Substitutes

  • 12McKenna
  • 14Borris
  • 15Stirling
  • 16MacGregor
  • 17Kinnaird
  • 18Forde
  • 20Fahey

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 3Petrie
  • 11BarrSubstituted forFergusonat 68'minutes
  • 4HayBooked at 32mins
  • 5McLauchlanSubstituted forJacksonat 24'minutes
  • 7Trouten
  • 6Molloy
  • 10ThomsonBooked at 81mins
  • 9Jackson
  • 8CameronBooked at 70mins

Substitutes

  • 12Carcary
  • 14Jackson
  • 15Robb
  • 16Ferguson
  • 17Moyes
  • 18Kenneth
  • 21Nelson
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
407

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home15
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 1, Brechin City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 1, Brechin City 2.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Stephen Stirling.

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

Foul by Graham Hay (Brechin City).

Attempt missed. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Steven Jackson.

Attempt missed. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Grant Gallagher (Stranraer).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Stephen Stirling (Stranraer).

Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Adam Forde replaces Scott Rumsby.

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

Booking

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

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

Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Grant Gallagher.

Attempt missed. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. David McKenna (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Jamie Longworth.

Delay in match Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Greg Cameron (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Greg Cameron (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Ferguson replaces Bobby Barr.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 1, Brechin City 2. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Jackson.

Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Sean Winter (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).

Attempt missed. Scott Robertson (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Martin Grehan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers3331208495
2Dunfermline34185111359
3Stranraer3413912148
4Ayr3313713-146
5Stenhousemuir34111211-1045
6Forfar3411716-740
7Brechin3411617-1339
8Airdrieonians3410915-1339
9East Fife349520-3432
10Arbroath349421-2031
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