Scottish League Two
Stirling3Arbroath1

Stirling Albion 3-1 Arbroath

Stirling Albion claimed their third straight win as they saw off Arbroath with 10 men at Forthbank.

The visitors struck midway through the first half, with Bobby Linn slotting in his sixth goal of the season.

The hosts levelled after the break as Willie Robertson knocked in a David Verlaque's cross from close range.

Binos lost goalkeeper Chris Smith to a straight red card but battled on as Ross Smith added a header before Steven Doris converted a late penalty.

Line-ups

Stirling

  • 1SmithBooked at 62mins
  • 2McGeachie
  • 4MazelBooked at 71mins
  • 5SmithBooked at 63mins
  • 7Verlaque
  • 8ComrieBooked at 90mins
  • 6Robertson
  • 3McKinlay
  • 11LamontSubstituted forBinnieat 64'minutes
  • 9DorisSubstituted forSmithat 89'minutes
  • 10CunninghamSubstituted forDicksonat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Hamilton
  • 14Lander
  • 15Smith
  • 16Dickson
  • 17Binnie
  • 18Kouider-Aissa
  • 19Davidson

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 4LittleBooked at 90mins
  • 2Munro
  • 5WatsonBooked at 82mins
  • 3JohnstoneSubstituted forWilsonat 50'minutesBooked at 76mins
  • 10Clarke
  • 6Whatley
  • 8GoldBooked at 41minsSubstituted forRutherfordat 66'minutes
  • 11Ramsay
  • 9GrehanSubstituted forHesterat 79'minutes
  • 7Linn

Substitutes

  • 12Rutherford
  • 14Wilson
  • 15McWalter
  • 16Alvarez
  • 17Reid
  • 18Hester
  • 21Brodie
Referee:
Colin Steven
Attendance:
763

Match Stats

Home TeamStirlingAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home17
Away14
Shots on Target
Home9
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Stirling Albion 3, Arbroath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stirling Albion 3, Arbroath 1.

Dismissal

Ricky Little (Arbroath) is shown the red card.

Attempt missed. Andy Munro (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Kevin McKinlay.

Attempt blocked. Greg Rutherford (Arbroath) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Mark Whatley (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Willie Robertson (Stirling Albion).

Attempt saved. Greg Rutherford (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Craig Comrie (Stirling Albion).

Craig Wilson (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. David Verlaque (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Darren L. Smith replaces Steven Doris.

Foul by Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion).

Craig Wilson (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Craig Watson (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 3, Arbroath 1. Steven Doris (Stirling Albion) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Craig Watson (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty Stirling Albion. David Verlaque draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Craig Watson (Arbroath) after a foul in the penalty area.

Ross Smith (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Greg Rutherford (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kane Hester replaces Martin Grehan.

Goal!

Goal! Stirling Albion 2, Arbroath 1. Ross Smith (Stirling Albion) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Craig Wilson.

Substitution

Substitution, Stirling Albion. Sean Dickson replaces Sandy Cunningham.

Booking

Craig Wilson (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Steven Doris (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Wilson (Arbroath).

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

Attempt missed. Martin Grehan (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Sandy Cunningham (Stirling Albion).

Jamie Clarke (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.

Booking

Aurelien Mazel (Stirling Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Aurelien Mazel (Stirling Albion).

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

Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Allan Fleming.

Attempt saved. Steven Doris (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

goal