Scottish League One
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Ayr United 3-6 Stranraer

Jamie Longworth knocked in a first-half hat-trick to help Stranraer dump Ayr and move up to fifth in League One.

Longworth smashed in from close-range before a Michael Moffat double had the hosts in front on 17 minutes.

But Longworth was to strike again before the interval, with two more poacher's goals.

Chris Aitken converted two penalties either side of Moffat's hat-trick, also from the spot, with David McKenna adding to the Blues' lead.

The visitors' first penalty came when goalkeeper David Hutton felled Andrew Stirling three minutes into the second half.

Moffat was given his chance from 12 yards after he was impeded by visiting keeper David Mitchell.

McKenna made it 5-3, firing high into the net before another foul from Hutton - this time on Longworth - led to Aitken's second successful penalty late on.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1HuttonBooked at 48mins
  • 2Hunter
  • 3Donald
  • 6McLaughlin
  • 4Pope
  • 5Lithgow
  • 7McGowanSubstituted forMalcolmat 74'minutes
  • 8CrawfordSubstituted forGilmourat 46'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10Kyle
  • 9Moffat
  • 11MarenghiBooked at 64mins

Substitutes

  • 12Malcolm
  • 14Gilmour
  • 15McArthur
  • 16Wardrobe
  • 17Longridge
  • 18Roberts
  • 19Muir

Stranraer

  • 1MitchellBooked at 56mins
  • 2Kinnaird
  • 3Docherty
  • 6Aitken
  • 4Robertson
  • 5McKeown
  • 17WinterSubstituted forCorcoranat 81'minutes
  • 8Gallagher
  • 9GrehanSubstituted forMcKennaat 76'minutes
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forMcGregorat 90'minutes
  • 11Stirling

Substitutes

  • 12McKenna
  • 14Corcoran
  • 15McGregor
  • 16Baxter
  • 20Fahey
Referee:
Andrew Dallas
Attendance:
986

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away16
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Ayr United 3, Stranraer 6.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ayr United 3, Stranraer 6.

Booking

Brian Gilmour (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Brian Gilmour (Ayr United).
Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Mark Corcoran (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Adam Hunter (Ayr United).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. David McGregor replaces Jamie Longworth.
Attempt missed. David McKenna (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is too high.
Foul by Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United).
David McKenna (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 3, Stranraer 6. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
Penalty conceded by David Hutton (Ayr United) after a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty Stranraer. Jamie Longworth draws a foul in the penalty area.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Gordon Pope.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Mark Corcoran replaces Sean Winter.
Attempt missed. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 3, Stranraer 5. David McKenna (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jamie Longworth.
Attempt missed. David McKenna (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Martin Grehan.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Craig Malcolm replaces Michael McGowan.
Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Gordon Pope.
Attempt blocked. Martin Grehan (Stranraer) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Attempt blocked. Martin Grehan (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Michael McGowan (Ayr United) right footed shot from long range on the left misses to the left.
Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Lloyd Kinnaird.
Attempt missed. Sean Winter (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Martin Grehan (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United).

Booking

Anthony Marenghi (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.
Attempt missed. Kevin Kyle (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.
Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).
Attempt saved. Michael Moffat (Ayr United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Adam Hunter (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Stirling (Stranraer).

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 3, Stranraer 4. Michael Moffat (Ayr United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

David Mitchell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.
Penalty Ayr United. Michael Moffat draws a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty conceded by David Mitchell (Stranraer) after a foul in the penalty area.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers1212004136
2Dunfermline12714322
3Ayr11542519
4Stenhousemuir12534-618
5Forfar12426114
6Stranraer11425-314
7Arbroath12417-813
8Brechin12336-512
9East Fife12327-1611
10Airdrieonians12228-128
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