Scottish League Two
East Stirlingshire3Elgin0

East Stirlingshire 3-0 Elgin City

East Stirlingshire maintained their promotion challenge with a comfortable Scottish League Two victory over Elgin City.

Scott Maxwell swept home to put Shire ahead, with Michael Herd playing a big part in the goal.

Elgin's David Niven headed against the crossbar before Michael Bolochoweckyj nodded the hosts' second.

And Maxwell Wright's stunning long-range effort rounded off the scoring for East Stirling.

Line-ups

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Hay
  • 7Tapping
  • 3MaxwellSubstituted forShepherdat 89'minutes
  • 5Bolochoweckyj
  • 4Townsley
  • 2HerdBooked at 41mins
  • 10Miller
  • 8GreenhillBooked at 77mins
  • 11WrightSubstituted forWattat 87'minutes
  • 9QuinnSubstituted forGlasgowat 87'minutes
  • 6ThomsonBooked at 35mins

Substitutes

  • 12Watt
  • 14Devlin
  • 15MacGregor
  • 16McKechnie
  • 17Gordon
  • 18Glasgow
  • 19Shepherd

Elgin

  • 1Jellema
  • 2Beveridge
  • 3NicolsonBooked at 39mins
  • 6NivenBooked at 84mins
  • 4Crighton
  • 5Duff
  • 7GunnSubstituted forMacLeodat 81'minutes
  • 8Masson
  • 9Wyness
  • 10Sutherland
  • 11McKenzieSubstituted forUrquhartat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Urquhart
  • 14MacLeod
  • 15Macaulay
  • 21Black
Referee:
Craig Charleston
Attendance:
309

Match Stats

Home TeamEast StirlingshireAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home18
Away7
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home12
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, East Stirling 3, Elgin City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Stirling 3, Elgin City 0.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Attempt blocked. Josh Watt (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Nathan Shepherd replaces Scott Maxwell.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Jamie Glasgow replaces Paul Quinn.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Josh Watt replaces Max Wright.

(East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Samuel Urquhart (Elgin City).

Attempt missed. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

David Niven (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Mikey Herd (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Niven (Elgin City).

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 3, Elgin City 0. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

David Greenhill (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dennis Wyness (Elgin City).

Attempt missed. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Adam MacLeod replaces Craig Gunn.

Goal!

Goal! East Stirling 2, Elgin City 0. Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Chris Townsley with a cross.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Sean Crighton.

Booking

David Greenhill (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by David Greenhill (East Stirling).

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Graeme Beveridge.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Samuel Urquhart replaces Allen McKenzie.

Attempt missed. Jordan Tapping (East Stirling) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Jordan Tapping (East Stirling) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Masson.

Attempt missed. Max Wright (East Stirling) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

David Niven (Elgin City) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Grant Hay.

Attempt saved. Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Jordan Tapping (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Attempt missed. Iain Thomson (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Paul Quinn (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Jamie Masson (Elgin City).

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Nicolson (Elgin City).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Peterhead2313641845
2Annan Athletic2211561138
3Clyde231157138
4East Stirlingshire24978234
5Berwick24969933
6Stirling23968-233
7Albion23878031
8Montrose247710-428
9Elgin236611-624
10Queen's Park233515-2914
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