Scottish League One
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Arbroath 2-3 Forfar Athletic

Forfar suffered a late scare against in a victory over bottom side Arbroath at Gayfield.

Dale Hilson fired home after 13 minutes, then Gavin Swankie added two more taking his tally to nine for the season.

Alan Cookpulled one back for the Red Lichties with a bullet drive

Leighton McIntosh put Arbroath within touching distance of a remarkable comeback, when he fired low to close the gap.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1Wood
  • 2Little
  • 3HamiltonSubstituted forCookat 62'minutes
  • 4NicollBooked at 80mins
  • 5TravisBooked at 66mins
  • 6Keddie
  • 7LinnBooked at 42mins
  • 8ChisholmBooked at 90mins
  • 10McManus
  • 9Mcintosh
  • 11SheerinSubstituted forDeucharat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Deuchar
  • 14Banjo
  • 15Yao
  • 16Scott
  • 17Cook
  • 18Robertson
  • 21Wilson

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 3CampbellBooked at 51mins
  • 8Faeroe
  • 4Malcolm
  • 5Dods
  • 7FotheringhamSubstituted forDaleat 68'minutes
  • 6Fusco
  • 10Swankie
  • 9TemplemanSubstituted forAndrewsat 81'minutes
  • 11HilsonSubstituted forCampbellat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Campbell
  • 14Andrews
  • 15Kader
  • 16Dale
  • 17McCabe
  • 18McCluskey
  • 20Hill
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
823

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home15
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home11
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 2, Forfar Athletic 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 2, Forfar Athletic 3.

Attempt missed. Paul McManus (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Alan Cook (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark Baxter (Forfar Athletic).

Booking

Ross Chisholm (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

Gary Fusco (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ross Campbell (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Odmar Faeroe.

Attempt blocked. Alan Cook (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Paul McManus (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Iain Campbell (Forfar Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Forfar Athletic 3. Leighton Mcintosh (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bobby Linn.

Attempt missed. Kenny Deuchar (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Marvin Andrews replaces Christopher Templeman.

Attempt missed. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Christopher Templeman (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Michael Travis.

Attempt blocked. Ross Campbell (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Alex Keddie (Arbroath) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Ross Chisholm (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, Forfar Athletic 3. Alan Cook (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Paul McManus.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. James Dale replaces Martyn Fotheringham.

Booking

Michael Travis (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Michael Travis (Arbroath).

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Stuart Malcolm.

Attempt blocked. Alan Cook (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Richard Little (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Alan Cook replaces Colin Hamilton.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kenny Deuchar replaces Paul Sheerin.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Ross Campbell replaces Dale Hilson because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Leighton Mcintosh (Arbroath) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 0, Forfar Athletic 3. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers25232081146771
2Dunfermline25162757411650
3Stranraer23116643311239
4Ayr2510694046-636
5Brechin2694134251-931
6Forfar2485113838029
7Stenhousemuir2578103649-1329
8East Fife2574142146-2525
9Airdrieonians2556142748-2121
10Arbroath2553173556-2118
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