Scottish League One
East Fife0Ayr5

East Fife 0-5 Ayr United

Ayr United boosted their play-off hopes with a thumping win away to struggling East Fife.

Michael Moffat tucked away a penalty on 36 minutes before adding a second goal three minutes later from close range.

Kevin Kyle headed in Scott McLaughlin's corner before the interval.

Michael McDonald bundled the ball home six minutes after the restart and substitute Alan Forrest completed the scoring with another close-range effort deep into stoppage-time.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Paterson
  • 2Campbell
  • 3Durie
  • 6Stewart
  • 5Rutkiewicz
  • 4ThomBooked at 61minsSubstituted forAustinat 67'minutes
  • 11McKenzie
  • 7O'Neill
  • 19Buchanan
  • 20Hughes
  • 10Johnstone

Substitutes

  • 12Barr
  • 14Stewart
  • 15Smith
  • 16Clarke
  • 17Austin
  • 21Shaw

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2McGowanBooked at 54mins
  • 3Pope
  • 8Hunter
  • 5Lithgow
  • 4CampbellSubstituted forForrestat 62'minutes
  • 7McLaughlinBooked at 12mins
  • 6Gilmour
  • 9Moffat
  • 10KyleSubstituted forShanklandat 70'minutes
  • 11Donald

Substitutes

  • 12Shankland
  • 14Forrest
  • 15Marenghi
  • 16Longridge
  • 17Wardrope
  • 18Roberts
  • 19Newman
Referee:
Euan Norris
Attendance:
647

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away8
Corners
Home10
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away5

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers2927207583
2Dunfermline2917391554
3Stranraer2913610445
4Ayr2912611042
5Forfar2911612339
6Stenhousemuir2991010-837
7Brechin299515-1332
8Airdrieonians297715-2028
9East Fife297418-3425
10Arbroath297319-2224
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