Scottish League Two
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Arbroath 2-3 Elgin City

Elgin extended their lead at the top of the League Two table after they came from behind to win at Arbroath.

Connor McLaren gave the visitors the lead but Greg Rutherford levelled after a mistake from Elgin keeper Mark Hurst.

Darren Ramsay put Arbroath in front but Elgin drew level with a Craig Gunn penalty.

The league leaders secured all three points in the 77th minute when Easton rifled in to see Elgin open up a four-point gap at the top of the table.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 4LittleBooked at 55mins
  • 5Watson
  • 3Lowdon
  • 7LinnBooked at 44mins
  • 6Whatley
  • 8StewartSubstituted forHesterat 76'minutes
  • 11Ramsay
  • 9Rutherford
  • 10GoldSubstituted forClarkeat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Reid
  • 14Munro
  • 15Hester
  • 16Clarke
  • 17Rutherford
  • 18Grehan
  • 21Brodie

Elgin

  • 1HurstBooked at 85mins
  • 2Cooper
  • 4McHardy
  • 5Nicolson
  • 3MacPheeBooked at 83mins
  • 7McLarenSubstituted forMcKenzieat 76'minutes
  • 6Reilly
  • 8Cameron
  • 11Moore
  • 9GunnSubstituted forMacleodat 85'minutes
  • 10EastonBooked at 55minsSubstituted forMcLeanat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McKenzie
  • 14McLean
  • 15Halsman
  • 16Macleod
  • 17Bruce
  • 18Duff
  • 21Black
Referee:
Grant Irvine
Attendance:
624

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home10
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 2, Elgin City 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 2, Elgin City 3.

Foul by Daniel Moore (Elgin City).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Ceiran McLean replaces Dylan Easton.

Attempt missed. Jamie Clarke (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Dylan Easton (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Kyle Macleod (Elgin City).

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

Foul by Dylan Easton (Elgin City).

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

Booking

Mark Hurst (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Kyle Macleod replaces Craig Gunn.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jamie Clarke replaces David Gold.

Attempt missed. Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Mark Hurst.

Booking

Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Archie MacPhee (Elgin City).

Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Brian Cameron (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Ramsay (Arbroath).

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Elgin City 3. Dylan Easton (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Gunn.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Marc McKenzie replaces Connor McLaren.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kane Hester replaces Keiran Stewart.

Dylan Easton (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Craig Wilson (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Mark Nicolson.

Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Ramsay (Arbroath).

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Craig Watson.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Daniel Moore.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Thomas Reilly.

Connor McLaren (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath).

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

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Mark Hurst.

Booking

Dylan Easton (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Ricky Little (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Elgin City 2. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Elgin20113638271136
2Queen's Park19102728171132
3Annan Athletic189453023731
4Clyde189362920930
5East Fife208482925428
6Stirling198382424027
7Arbroath197392627-124
8Montrose2072112838-1023
9Berwick1963102337-1421
10East Stirlingshire1861112643-1719
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