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Airdrieonians 0-1 Ayr United

Anthony Marenghi struck with a superb free-kick as 10-man Ayr United secured a third straight win.

In a tight first half, Airdrieonians keeper Scott Gallacher dealt with a 30-yard Scott McLaughlin free-kick when a Marenghi set-piece hit the bar.

Martin Hardie blasted a solid effort from 25 yards which forced Ayr's David Hutton to make a fine save.

Marenghi fired in the only goal of the game from a free-kick, although Kyle McAusland was later red-carded.

Line-ups

Airdrieonians

  • 1Gallacher
  • 2Buchanan
  • 3Boyle
  • 10HardieBooked at 52mins
  • 5EvansSubstituted forCoultat 61'minutes
  • 4McCormack
  • 7McLarenSubstituted forBainat 71'minutes
  • 8BlockleyBooked at 82mins
  • 11ListerBooked at 45mins
  • 9Coogans
  • 6Sinclair

Substitutes

  • 12Coult
  • 14Bain
  • 16O'Byrne
  • 17Duncan
  • 18Stewart
  • 19Higgins

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Hunter
  • 3Pope
  • 8CrawfordBooked at 32mins
  • 4McAuslandBooked at 52mins
  • 5Lithgow
  • 7MarenghiBooked at 66mins
  • 6McLaughlin
  • 10Kyle
  • 9MoffatSubstituted forMalcolmat 79'minutes
  • 11Donald

Substitutes

  • 12Shankland
  • 14Malcolm
  • 15McGowan
  • 16Roberts
  • 17Wyllie
  • 18Longridge
  • 19Muir
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
1,012

Match Stats

Home TeamAirdrieoniansAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home8
Away5
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home15
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Airdrieonians 0, Ayr United 1.
Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Airdrieonians 0, Ayr United 1.
Patrick Boyle (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Kevin Kyle (Ayr United).
Attempt missed. Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Foul by Lewis Coult (Airdrieonians).
Adam Hunter (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Gregor Buchanan (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Kevin Kyle (Ayr United).
Attempt saved. Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Foul by Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians).
Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Darren McCormack (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Kevin Kyle (Ayr United).
Attempt missed. David Sinclair (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
Foul by Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians).
Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Robert Crawford (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians).

Booking

Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians).
Gordon Pope (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Gordon Pope.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Craig Malcolm replaces Michael Moffat.
Attempt missed. Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Jamie Bain replaces Willie McLaren.

Booking

Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.
Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United).
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Patrick Boyle.
Attempt missed. Liam Coogans (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Lewis Coult replaces Grant Evans because of an injury.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by David Hutton.

Goal!

Goal! Airdrieonians 0, Ayr United 1. Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Kyle McAusland (Ayr United).
Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians).

Booking

Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.
Kyle McAusland (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians).
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Grant Evans.
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Patrick Boyle.

Second Half

Second Half begins Airdrieonians 0, Ayr United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Airdrieonians 0, Ayr United 0.

Booking

James Lister (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by James Lister (Airdrieonians).
Alan Lithgow (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Kyle McAusland (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.
James Lister (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Kyle McAusland (Ayr United).
Attempt missed. Patrick Boyle (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.
Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by David Hutton.
Attempt saved. Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) hits the bar with a left footed shot from very close range from a direct free kick.
Foul by Martin Hardie (Airdrieonians).
Foul by Grant Evans (Airdrieonians).
Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Robert Crawford (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.
Nathan Blockley (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers1010003730
2Ayr11542519
3Dunfermline10613419
4Stenhousemuir11533-518
5Stranraer11425-314
6Brechin11335-312
7Arbroath11407-812
8Forfar11326-111
9East Fife11317-1610
10Airdrieonians11227-108
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