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Arbroath 1-1 Stranraer: Hosts 13 points clear despite draw

Bobby Linn celebrates an Arbroath goal
Bobby Linn has scored 17 league goals for table-topping Arbroath this season

Arbroath stretched their lead at the top of Scottish League One to 13 points despite being held to a draw by Stranraer at Gayfield Park.

Bobby Linn scored his 17th league goal of the season after 26 minutes to put Dick Campbell's hosts ahead.

But seventh-place Stranraer struck back through Kyle Turner 21 minutes into the second half.

The point increases Arbroath's advantage over Raith Rovers while ending a run of five Stranraer losses.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Jamieson
  • 2Thomson
  • 4Little
  • 5O'BrienBooked at 56mins
  • 3Hamilton
  • 7KaderSubstituted forDonnellyat 61'minutes
  • 10SwankieSubstituted forWallaceat 73'minutes
  • 6Gold
  • 11Linn
  • 9SpenceSubstituted forMcCordat 74'minutes
  • 8McKenna

Substitutes

  • 12Denholm
  • 14Wallace
  • 15McCord
  • 16Doris
  • 17Whatley
  • 18Donnelly
  • 21Hill

Stranraer

  • 1CurrieBooked at 12mins
  • 22Hamill
  • 5Brownlie
  • 23Cummins
  • 4McDonaldBooked at 79mins
  • 17SmithSubstituted forO'Keefeat 61'minutes
  • 6McManusBooked at 88mins
  • 8TurnerBooked at 86mins
  • 11AndersonSubstituted forLamontat 90'minutes
  • 9Vitoria
  • 18CameronBooked at 6minsSubstituted forElliottat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Lamont
  • 13Avci
  • 14Elliott
  • 24O'Keefe
Referee:
Craig Napier
Attendance:
532

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home16
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 1, Stranraer 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 1, Stranraer 1.

Connor McManus (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan McCord (Arbroath).

Attempt blocked. Adam Cummins (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

Foul by David Gold (Arbroath).

Kyle Turner (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Mark Lamont replaces Grant Anderson.

Booking

Connor McManus (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Connor McManus (Stranraer).

Booking

Kyle Turner (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

David Gold (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Turner (Stranraer).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Cameron Elliott replaces Innes Cameron.

Michael McKenna (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joao Pereira Vitoria (Stranraer).

Booking

Andrew McDonald (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Ryan Wallace (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Brownlie (Stranraer).

Colin Hamilton (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Grant Anderson (Stranraer).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Ryan McCord replaces Greig Spence.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Ryan Wallace replaces Gavin Swankie.

Attempt missed. Andrew McDonald (Stranraer) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

Andrew McDonald (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Michael McKenna (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Luke Donnelly (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Turner (Stranraer).

Foul by Luke Donnelly (Arbroath).

Andrew McDonald (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, Stranraer 1. Kyle Turner (Stranraer) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Innes Cameron (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Ricky Little.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath22164249202952
2Raith Rovers23117550302040
3Forfar2412483535040
4East Fife2212283631538
5Montrose2495103237-532
6Airdrieonians2494113332131
7Stranraer2165102632-623
8Brechin2264122840-1222
9Stenhousemuir2371152346-2322
10Dumbarton2356123342-921
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