Scottish League Two
East Stirlingshire0Arbroath3

East Stirlingshire 0-3 Arbroath

Bobby Linn's 10th goal of the season helped leave East Stirlingshire marooned to the bottom of League Two after they went down at home to Arbroath.

Arbroath took the lead when Greg Rutherford broke free and found Josh Skelly inside the area.

Substitute Sergio Cecilia found the corner just after the hour mark to open a two-goal lead.

Linn latched onto a Ramsay through-ball as Arbroath coasted to victory.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 3McMullin
  • 4CairnieSubstituted forOrrat 70'minutes
  • 5Townsley
  • 6Fisher
  • 7Faulds
  • 8McCabe
  • 9Russell
  • 10McKenna
  • 11Ferries

Substitutes

  • 12McMillan
  • 14Kay
  • 15Lynas
  • 16Orr
  • 17Dolan
  • 18Carruthers
  • 19Greene

Arbroath

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Wilson
  • 3Lowdon
  • 4Little
  • 5Watson
  • 7Linn
  • 6Whatley
  • 8GoldSubstituted forAlvarezat 15'minutes
  • 9RutherfordSubstituted forHesterat 59'minutes
  • 10SkellySubstituted forReidat 74'minutes
  • 11Ramsay

Substitutes

  • 12Munro
  • 14Hester
  • 15Reid
  • 16Alvarez
  • 17Stewart
  • 18McWalter
  • 21Brodie
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
306

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home3
Away20
Shots on Target
Home1
Away9
Corners
Home7
Away8
Fouls
Home6
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 0, Arbroath 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 0, Arbroath 3.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Craig Wilson.

Attempt missed. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Kane Hester (Arbroath) header from the left side of the six yard box is just a bit too high.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ricky Little.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Craig Watson.

Attempt missed. Darren Ramsay (Arbroath) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Craig Watson (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.

Attempt missed. Kane Hester (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Kristopher Faulds (East Stirling) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Kane Hester (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Fisher (East Stirling).

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

Foul by Scott Ferries (East Stirling).

Neil McCabe (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Reid (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jamie Reid replaces Josh Skelly.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Richard Barnard.

Attempt saved. Mark Whatley (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Darren Ramsay (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Thomas Orr replaces Jordan Cairnie.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 0, Arbroath 3. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Darren Ramsay.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Craig Watson.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 0, Arbroath 2. Sergio Alvarez (Arbroath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Jordan Cairnie (East Stirling) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Mark Whatley.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kane Hester replaces Greg Rutherford.

Attempt blocked. Darren Ramsay (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Craig Wilson (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Hand ball by Sergio Alvarez (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Josh Skelly (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Craig Wilson (Arbroath).

Neil McCabe (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Ricky Little (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Russell (East Stirling).

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Neil McCabe.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Elgin22123741311039
2East Fife23114838281037
3Queen's Park21104729181134
4Annan Athletic2110473731634
5Clyde209383024630
6Arbroath219393128330
7Stirling208482424028
8Montrose2283113140-927
9Berwick2063112338-1521
10East Stirlingshire2061132749-2219
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