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.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers3129207789
2Dunfermline31183101557
3Stranraer3113810447
4Ayr3113612045
5Stenhousemuir31101110-741
6Forfar3111614-239
7Brechin319517-1532
8Airdrieonians318815-1632
9East Fife319418-3231
10Arbroath317321-2424
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