Match ends, Forfar Athletic 2, East Fife 0.
Ross Campbell scored within five minutes of coming off the bench to help Forfar to a win over East Fife.
The Fifers had Gary Thom sent off for handball but Forfar's Iain Campbell fired the resultant penalty wide.
However, the hosts did take the lead in the 68th minute when Chris Templeman steered past Paterson.
The Sky Blues doubled their lead with 10 minutes to go when Ross Campbell got on the end of Iain Campbell's cross to head in from close range.
- 7McCluskeySubstituted forFotheringhamat 74'minutes
- 8StorieBooked at 62minsSubstituted forMcCabeat 83'minutes
- 11HilsonBooked at 51minsSubstituted forCampbellat 75'minutes
- 6BarrSubstituted forMoosariat 73'minutes
- 4ThomBooked at 42mins
- 10SmithSubstituted forHolmesat 73'minutes
- 11JohnstoneSubstituted forDurieat 48'minutes
- Kevin Graham
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 2, East Fife 0.
Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Darren Dods.
Attempt missed. Stephen Hughes (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ross Brown (East Fife).
Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Iain Campbell.
Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Stephen Hughes (East Fife).
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Steven Campbell.
Attempt missed. Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Foul by Mark Baxter (Forfar Athletic).
Liam Buchanan (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Neil McCabe replaces Craig Storie.
Goal! Forfar Athletic 2, East Fife 0. Ross Campbell (Forfar Athletic) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Iain Campbell with a cross following a corner.
Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Scott McBride.
Foul by Martyn Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).
Joe Mbu (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Derek Holmes (East Fife).