Scottish League One
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Stranraer 3-0 Brechin City

Stranraer stretched their winning run to five games with a comfortable Scottish League One victory against Brechin City.

Jamie Longworth hit his 11th league goal of the season to put the hosts in front.

Brechin were reduced to 10 men when Darren Petrie was dismissed for a bad tackle and Martin Grehan's finish doubled Stranraer's lead.

Grant Gallagher netted from six yards to complete the win.

Line-ups

Stranraer

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forKinnairdat 69'minutes
  • 3DochertyBooked at 33mins
  • 8Gallagher
  • 4Rumsby
  • 5McKeownBooked at 42mins
  • 7Winter
  • 6AitkenSubstituted forBellat 52'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 9Grehan
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forMcKennaat 80'minutes
  • 11Stirling

Substitutes

  • 12McKenna
  • 14Borris
  • 15McGregor
  • 16Kinnaird
  • 17Forde
  • 18Bell
  • 20Fahey

Brechin

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Nelson
  • 2Jackson
  • 3Brown
  • 6PetrieBooked at 49mins
  • 5Moyes
  • 4McLaughlanSubstituted forDonnellyat 87'minutes
  • 7TroutenBooked at 77mins
  • 8AndersonSubstituted forMolloyat 78'minutes
  • 10CameronBooked at 28minsSubstituted forBarrat 62'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 11Carcary

Substitutes

  • 12Barr
  • 14Donnelly
  • 15Molloy
  • 16Walker
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
357

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home20
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Winter.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

  6. Post update

    Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Bobby Barr (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Donnelly replaces Gerry McLaughlan.

  9. Booking

    Steven Bell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

  11. Post update

    Bobby Barr (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gerry McLaughlan (Brechin City).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Jamie Longworth.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Molloy replaces Stuart Anderson.

  19. Booking

    Alan Trouten (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

  20. Post update

    Lloyd Kinnaird (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers1515005975245
2Dunfermline16102437271032
3Stranraer169253023729
4Ayr166552931-223
5Stenhousemuir156362633-721
6Forfar165472325-219
7East Fife165291531-1617
8Arbroath1642102538-1314
9Brechin153482131-1013
10Airdrieonians1522111635-198
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