Scottish League One
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Stranraer 3-0 Brechin City

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.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2RobertsonSubstituted forKinnairdat 69'minutes
  • 3DochertyBooked at 33mins
  • 8Gallagher
  • 4Rumsby
  • 5McKeownBooked at 42mins
  • 7Winter
  • 6AitkenSubstituted forBellat 52'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 9Grehan
  • 10LongworthSubstituted forMcKennaat 80'minutes
  • 11Stirling

Substitutes

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

Brechin

  • 1Nelson
  • 2Jackson
  • 3Brown
  • 6PetrieBooked at 49mins
  • 5Moyes
  • 4McLaughlanSubstituted forDonnellyat 87'minutes
  • 7TroutenBooked at 77mins
  • 8AndersonSubstituted forMolloyat 78'minutes
  • 10CameronBooked at 28minsSubstituted forBarrat 62'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 11Carcary

Substitutes

  • 12Barr
  • 14Donnelly
  • 15Molloy
  • 16Walker
Referee:
Stephen Finnie
Attendance:
357

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home20
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 3, Brechin City 0.

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

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.

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

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

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

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Donnelly replaces Gerry McLaughlan.

Booking

Steven Bell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

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

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

Foul by Gerry McLaughlan (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. David McKenna replaces Jamie Longworth.

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

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Molloy replaces Stuart Anderson.

Booking

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

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

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

Foul by Sean Winter (Stranraer).

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

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

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

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

Foul by Jonathan Brown (Brechin City).

Substitution

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

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

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

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

Foul by Steven Bell (Stranraer).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Bobby Barr replaces Greg Cameron.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by David Mitchell.

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.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Jonathan Brown.

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

Foul by Gerry McLaughlan (Brechin City).

Foul by Martin Grehan (Stranraer).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers1515005245
2Dunfermline1610241032
3Stranraer16925729
4Ayr16655-223
5Stenhousemuir15636-721
6Forfar16547-219
7East Fife16529-1617
8Arbroath164210-1314
9Brechin15348-1013
10Airdrieonians152211-198
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