Match ends, Stirling Albion 1, Annan Athletic 0.
Annan Athletic saw their Scottish League Two title bid suffer a blow with an away defeat by Stirling Albion.
Josh Todd fired just wide for Annan following a breakaway move and Matthew Flynn shot to the right from outside the box.
Stirling's Mark Lamont was just off target with a shot from outside the box, which was just wide.
But Philip Johnston scored from close range and - try as they might - the leaders could not score an equaliser.
- 7LamontSubstituted forJohnstonat 72'minutes
- 11DicksonSubstituted forHamiltonat 90+5'minutes
- 10SmithSubstituted forDavidsonat 90+2'minutes
- 5WatsonSubstituted forParkat 84'minutes
- 11OmarSubstituted forMcColmat 73'minutes
- 10ToddSubstituted forOsadolorat 84'minutes
- David Lowe
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Stirling Albion 1, Annan Athletic 0.
Substitution, Stirling Albion. Lee Hamilton replaces Sean Dickson.
Attempt saved. Peter Weatherson (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Steven Swinglehurst.
Attempt blocked. Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Substitution, Stirling Albion. Scott Davidson replaces Darren L. Smith.
Attempt missed. Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Attempt saved. Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Ross McGeachie (Stirling Albion).
Steven Black (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Ross McGeachie.
Substitution, Annan Athletic. Smart Osadolor replaces Josh Todd.
Substitution, Annan Athletic. Liam Park replaces Peter Watson.
Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Peter Watson (Annan Athletic).
Attempt saved. Sean Dickson (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Stirling Albion. Conceded by Martin McNiff.
Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Ross Smith.
Goal! Stirling Albion 1, Annan Athletic 0. Philip Johnston (Stirling Albion) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Darren L. Smith.