Scottish League One - Play-offs - 1st Leg
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Clyde 3-1 Elgin City

John Gemmell opened the scoring at Broadwood
Gemmell opened the scoring at Broadwood

John Gemmell, Scott Linton and Mark McLaughlin scored to put Clyde in firm control of the League One playoff semi-final against Elgin.

Gemmell gave the hosts a 19th-minute lead with a close-range finish.

With half-time approaching Linton doubled the lead, but Kyle MacLeod pulled one back the visitors.

Mark McLaughlin nodded in from close range to restore the two-goal lead and put Clyde in a strong position going into Saturday's second-leg.

Line-ups

Clyde

  • 1Gibson
  • 22Millen
  • 4McLaughlinBooked at 82mins
  • 6Smith
  • 18McMann
  • 3LintonBooked at 74mins
  • 12MarshBooked at 56minsSubstituted forBrisbaneat 76'minutes
  • 7McLaughlin
  • 20Kirkpatrick
  • 9GemmellSubstituted forHigginsat 78'minutes
  • 10GormleySubstituted forWatsonat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Bolochoweckyj
  • 11Higgins
  • 14Brisbane
  • 16Glackin
  • 19Watson
  • 21Waters
  • 23Andrews

Elgin

  • 1Hurst
  • 2CooperBooked at 34mins
  • 5Nicolson
  • 4Duff
  • 3MacPhee
  • 8Cameron
  • 6Reilly
  • 11MooreSubstituted forRossat 85'minutes
  • 10Easton
  • 7McKenzieSubstituted forMcLarenat 70'minutes
  • 9MacleodSubstituted forGunnat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Gunn
  • 14Ross
  • 15McLaren
  • 16Lander
  • 17Halsman
  • 18Dryden
  • 21Black
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
804

Match Stats

Home TeamClydeAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home1
Away7
Fouls
Home22
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Clyde 3, Elgin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Clyde 3, Elgin City 1.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by John Gibson.

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

Foul by Sean Higgins (Clyde).

Attempt saved. Jamie Watson (Clyde) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Jordan Kirkpatrick.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Steven Ross replaces Daniel Moore.

Substitution

Substitution, Clyde. Jamie Watson replaces David Gormley.

Booking

Mark McLaughlin (Clyde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Hand ball by Mark McLaughlin (Clyde).

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Ross Millen.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by John Gibson.

Attempt saved. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

Matthew Cooper (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Clyde).

Substitution

Substitution, Clyde. Sean Higgins replaces John Gemmell.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Craig Gunn replaces Kyle Macleod.

Substitution

Substitution, Clyde. Steven Brisbane replaces David Marsh.

Booking

Scott Linton (Clyde) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dylan Easton (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Linton (Clyde).

Jamie Duff (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by John Gemmell (Clyde).

Attempt missed. Connor McLaren (Elgin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Connor McLaren replaces Marc McKenzie.

Dylan Easton (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott McLaughlin (Clyde).

Goal!

Goal! Clyde 3, Elgin City 1. Mark McLaughlin (Clyde) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by Scott Linton.

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

Foul by Chris Smith (Clyde).

Foul by Jamie Duff (Elgin City).

David Gormley (Clyde) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dylan Easton (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Clyde).

Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by David Marsh (Clyde).

Hand ball by Jordan Kirkpatrick (Clyde).

Attempt saved. David Gormley (Clyde) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

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