Stranraer stretched their winning run to five games with a comfortable Scottish League One victory against Brechin City.

Jamie Longworth hit his 11th league goal of the season to put the hosts in front.

Brechin were reduced to 10 men when Darren Petrie was dismissed for a bad tackle and Martin Grehan's finish doubled Stranraer's lead.

Grant Gallagher netted from six yards to complete the win.

Lineup, Bookings (6) & Substitutions (6)

Stranraer

  • 01 Mitchell
  • 02 Robertson (Kinnaird - 69' )
  • 03 Docherty Booked
  • 08 Gallagher
  • 04 Rumsby
  • 05 McKeown Booked
  • 07 Winter
  • 06 Aitken (Bell - 52' Booked )
  • 09 Grehan
  • 10 Longworth (McKenna - 80' )
  • 11 Stirling

Substitutes

  • 12 McKenna
  • 14 Borris
  • 15 McGregor
  • 16 Kinnaird
  • 17 Forde
  • 18 Bell
  • 20 Fahey

Brechin City

  • 01 Nelson
  • 02 Jackson
  • 03 Brown
  • 06 Petrie Dismissed
  • 05 Moyes
  • 04 McLaughlan (Donnelly - 87' )
  • 07 Trouten Booked
  • 08 Anderson (Molloy - 78' )
  • 10 Cameron Booked (Barr - 62' )
  • 09 Jackson
  • 11 Carcary

Substitutes

  • 12 Barr
  • 14 Donnelly
  • 15 Molloy
  • 16 Walker
Ref: Stephen Finnie
Att: 357

Match Stats

Shots

9 6

On target

3 1

Corners

5 1

Fouls

20 16

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0.

90:00 +5:02 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0.

90:00 +1:37

Attempt missed. Sean Winter (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

89:07 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Sean Winter.

87:52

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

87:52

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

86:46

Attempt missed. Bobby Barr (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

86:11 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Donnelly replaces Gerry McLaughlan.

84:30 Booking

Booking Steven Bell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

84:23

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

84:23

Bobby Barr (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

80:23

Steven Bell (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

80:23

Foul by Gerry McLaughlan (Brechin City).

79:28 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Jamie Longworth.

79:13

Martin Grehan (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

79:13

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

78:02

Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

77:20 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Molloy replaces Stuart Anderson.

76:52 Booking

Booking Alan Trouten (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

76:38

Lloyd Kinnaird (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

76:38

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

75:35

Foul by Sean Winter (Stranraer).

75:35

Ewan Moyes (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

73:43

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

73:43

Stuart Anderson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

70:39

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

70:39

Foul by Jonathan Brown (Brechin City).

68:56 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stranraer. Lloyd Kinnaird replaces Scott Robertson because of an injury.

66:50

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

64:40

Attempt missed. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

63:04

Attempt blocked. Steven Jackson (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

62:29

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

62:29

Bobby Barr (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

61:51 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Brechin City. Bobby Barr replaces Greg Cameron.

59:52

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by David Mitchell.

58:52 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stranraer 2, Brechin City 0. Martin Grehan (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Grant Gallagher.

57:46

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jonathan Brown.

56:26

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

56:26

Foul by Gerry McLaughlan (Brechin City).

55:12

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

55:12

Ewan Moyes (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

54:46

Sean Winter (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

54:46

Foul by Jonathan Brown (Brechin City).

54:08

Foul by Mark Docherty (Stranraer).

54:08

Greg Cameron (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

52:00

Attempt missed. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

51:29 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Stranraer. Steven Bell replaces Chris Aitken because of an injury.

48:11 Dismissal

Dismissal Darren Petrie (Brechin City) is shown the red card.

48:00

Chris Aitken (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

47:51

Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).

47:19

Attempt saved. Derek Carcary (Brechin City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

46:02

Chris Aitken (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

46:02

Foul by Steven Jackson (Brechin City).

45:00

Second Half begins Stranraer 1, Brechin City 0.

45:00 +1:26 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Stranraer 1, Brechin City 0.

45:00 +1:16

Foul by Grant Gallagher (Stranraer).

45:00 +1:16

Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

45:00 +0:09

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

45:00 +0:09

Steven Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

43:43

Attempt missed. Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

42:03

Foul by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).

42:03

Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

41:08 Booking

Booking Frank McKeown (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

41:00

Derek Carcary (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

40:59

Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).

40:14

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

40:14

Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).

38:49

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

38:49

Stuart Anderson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

38:20

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

38:20

Foul by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).

34:03

Mark Docherty (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

34:03

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

32:54 Booking

Booking Mark Docherty (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

32:42

Foul by Mark Docherty (Stranraer).

32:42

Darren Petrie (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

32:07

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Ewan Moyes.

31:41

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jonathan Brown.

31:04

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

31:04

Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).

27:33 Booking

Booking Greg Cameron (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

26:29 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Stranraer 1, Brechin City 0. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

25:33

Foul by Jamie Longworth (Stranraer).

25:33

Stuart Anderson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

23:42

Hand ball by Sean Winter (Stranraer).

23:00

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22:54

Foul by Stuart Anderson (Brechin City).

22:11

Attempt missed. Greg Cameron (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

20:17

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

20:17

Foul by Darren Petrie (Brechin City).

19:37

Foul by Sean Winter (Stranraer).

19:37

Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

18:40

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jonathan Brown.

13:28

Attempt missed. Derek Carcary (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

11:22

Foul by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).

11:22

Stuart Anderson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

9:21

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Ewan Moyes.

7:36

Foul by Grant Gallagher (Stranraer).

7:36

Stuart Anderson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

5:28

Foul by Steven Jackson (Brechin City).

5:28

Scott Rumsby (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

5:03

Foul by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).

5:03

Frank McKeown (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

3:01

Attempt missed. Steven Jackson (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

2:25

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

2:25

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

0:27

Foul by Andrew Stirling (Stranraer).

0:27

Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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