Scottish League Two
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Peterhead 4-0 Montrose

Scottish League Two leaders Peterhead moved to within five points of promotion with an emphatic win over Montrose.

After a scoreless first half, Ryan Strachan's lob put the hosts ahead just before the hour mark.

Rory McAlister bagged Peterhead's second before Richard McIntosh scored an own goal.

And McAlister's second added some gloss to the scoreline as the Blue Toon maintained their eight-point lead.

Line-ups

Peterhead

  • 1Smith
  • 2SharpSubstituted forMcCannat 50'minutes
  • 3Noble
  • 4Brown
  • 5Ross
  • 11Strachan
  • 8Redman
  • 6Cowie
  • 9McAllister
  • 7RodgersSubstituted forCoxat 78'minutes
  • 10GilfillanBooked at 29minsSubstituted forMcLarenat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McLaren
  • 14McCann
  • 15Richardson
  • 16Low
  • 17Cox
  • 21Jarvie

Montrose

  • 1McKenzie
  • 2Crawford
  • 3CampbellBooked at 47mins
  • 6Masson
  • 4Wilson
  • 5Wood
  • 7Webster
  • 8WatsonBooked at 40mins
  • 10Deasley
  • 9Johnston
  • 11GraySubstituted forMcIntoshat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12McIntosh
  • 14Sturrock
  • 15Duguid
  • 16McCord
  • 17Bell
  • 21McCafferty
Referee:
Des Roache
Attendance:
671

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterheadAway TeamMontrose
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home11
Away7
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home9
Away1
Fouls
Home8
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Peterhead 4, Montrose 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterhead 4, Montrose 0.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 4, Montrose 0. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by Ryan McCann following a corner.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Graham Webster.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Terry Masson.

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

Colin Wilson (Montrose) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. David Cox replaces Andy Rodgers.

Goal!

Own Goal by Ricky McIntosh, Montrose. Peterhead 3, Montrose 0.

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

Terry Masson (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Bryan Deasley (Montrose) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Steven Noble.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Jordon Brown (Peterhead) because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 2, Montrose 0. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Graeme Smith following a set piece situation.

Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Scott Johnston (Montrose).

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Graham Webster.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Fraser McLaren replaces Bryan Gilfillan because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! Peterhead 1, Montrose 0. Ryan Strachan (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Bryan Gilfillan.

Jordon Brown (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Terry Masson (Montrose).

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Jonathan Crawford.

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Dean Cowie (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) header from very close range is too high following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterhead. Ryan McCann replaces Graeme Sharp.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Colin Wilson.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Stuart McKenzie.

Attempt saved. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Alan Campbell (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.

Jordon Brown (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Campbell (Montrose).

Second Half

Second Half begins Peterhead 0, Montrose 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Ricky McIntosh replaces David Gray.

Half Time

First Half ends, Peterhead 0, Montrose 0.

Attempt saved. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Bryan Deasley (Montrose) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Graham Webster.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Peterhead3220753567
2Annan Athletic3218592059
3Clyde3215611151
4Stirling3213910148
5Berwick32127131043
6Albion3211813-641
7East Stirling3211813-841
8Montrose3210913-1239
9Elgin328816-1232
10Queen's Park325720-2922
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