Ayr United cruised through to the second round of the Scottish League Cup with a comfortable win over East Stirlingshire.

Ryan Donnelly fired high into the net to give the visitors the lead before half-time.

Shire had David McKenna sent off for serious foul play and Scott McLaughlin doubled Ayr's lead with a penalty after Conor Greene's foul on Nicky Devlin.

Strikes by Donnelly and Brian Gilmour completed Ayr's victory.

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