Scottish League One
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Ayr United 2-3 Stenhousemuir

Sean Higgins scored twice in the final three minutes as Stenhousemuir grabbed a dramatic win against Ayr United in Scottish League One.

Higgins set up Ben Greenhalgh to fire home Stenny's opener in the first half.

Michael Moffat's sweeping shot drew Ayr level and Alan Forrest netted from six yards to put the hosts in front.

However, Higgins converted a penalty following Gordon Pope's handball and completed the turnaround by striking the winner.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1HuttonBooked at 89mins
  • 2McGowan
  • 3PopeBooked at 87mins
  • 6GilmourBooked at 26mins
  • 4Campbell
  • 5LithgowBooked at 71mins
  • 7McLaughlin
  • 8Hunter
  • 10MalcolmSubstituted forKyleat 89'minutes
  • 9Moffat
  • 11MarenghiSubstituted forForrestat 51'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Kyle
  • 14Forrest
  • 15Shankland
  • 16McAusland
  • 17Longridge
  • 18Roberts
  • 19Newman

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Smith
  • 2Devlin
  • 5McKinlay
  • 6Rowson
  • 3Greacen
  • 4McMillanBooked at 9minsSubstituted forLawsonat 13'minutes
  • 7DicksonSubstituted forGemmellat 65'minutes
  • 8LynchSubstituted forDouglasat 81'minutes
  • 10Higgins
  • 9Greenhalgh
  • 11Watt

Substitutes

  • 12Summers
  • 14Lawson
  • 15Faulds
  • 16Gemmell
  • 17Shaw
  • 18McNeil
  • 19Douglas
Referee:
Des Roache
Attendance:
992

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamStenhousemuir
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Ayr United 2, Stenhousemuir 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ayr United 2, Stenhousemuir 3.

Attempt saved. Adam Hunter (Ayr United) header from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 2, Stenhousemuir 3. Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Kevin Kyle replaces Craig Malcolm.

Booking

David Hutton (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by David Hutton.

Attempt saved. Josh Watt (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 2, Stenhousemuir 2. Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

Booking

Gordon Pope (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty conceded by Gordon Pope (Ayr United) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Alan Lawson.

Foul by Ben Greenhalgh (Stenhousemuir).

Michael McGowan (Ayr United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir).

Craig Malcolm (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Errol Douglas replaces Sean Lynch.

Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United).

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Michael McGowan.

Attempt missed. Alan Lithgow (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by David Rowson.

Attempt missed. Kevin McKinlay (Stenhousemuir) header from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Martyn Campbell.

Foul by Sean Lynch (Stenhousemuir).

Craig Malcolm (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Alan Lithgow (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 2, Stenhousemuir 1. Alan Forrest (Ayr United) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gordon Pope.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Gordon Pope.

Foul by Adam Hunter (Ayr United).

John Gemmell (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 1, Stenhousemuir 1. Michael Moffat (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael McGowan.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. John Gemmell replaces Sean Dickson because of an injury.

Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Adam Hunter (Ayr United).

Attempt missed. Sean Higgins (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Stewart Greacen (Stenhousemuir).

Martyn Campbell (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Nicky Devlin (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rangers31292093167789
2Dunfermline311831064491557
3Stranraer31138105046447
4Ayr31136125656045
5Stenhousemuir311011104956-741
6Forfar31116145052-239
7Brechin3195174964-1532
8Airdrieonians3188153854-1632
9East Fife3194182658-3231
10Arbroath3173214367-2424
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