Scottish League One
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Airdrieonians 2-1 East Fife

Airdrieonians clinched survival with two games remaining after beating East Fife at the Excelsior stadium.

Caolan McAleer put the Honest Men into an early second-half lead when he tucked past Paterson at his near post.

East Fife defender Steve Campbell soon put the sides level again, nestling his header into the top corner of the Airdrieonians goal.

But James Lister fired a crucial winner for the home side late on to secure their status in League One.

Line-ups

Airdrieonians

  • 1Adam
  • 2Barr
  • 11O'Neil
  • 3Bain
  • 5BuchananBooked at 44mins
  • 6Milojevic Bjekovic
  • 7McAleerSubstituted forStewartat 90'minutes
  • 4Watt
  • 9Lister
  • 10ParkerSubstituted forEvansat 90+1'minutes
  • 8McCormackBooked at 64mins

Substitutes

  • 12Blockley
  • 14Coogans
  • 15Cadden
  • 16Evans
  • 17McCluskey
  • 18Stewart
  • 19Coult

East Fife

  • 1Paterson
  • 2CowanSubstituted forInkangoat 84'minutes
  • 3Durie
  • 6StewartSubstituted forO'Neillat 85'minutes
  • 5CampbellBooked at 45mins
  • 4Rutkiewicz
  • 11McBrideSubstituted forMcKenzieat 61'minutes
  • 8HughesBooked at 82mins
  • 19Buchanan
  • 7Austin
  • 10SmithBooked at 76mins

Substitutes

  • 12Mbu
  • 14Johnstone
  • 15O'Neill
  • 16McKenzie
  • 17Inkango
  • 18Clarke
  • 21Rooney
Referee:
Nick Walsh
Attendance:
1,033

Match Stats

Home TeamAirdrieoniansAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away11
Fouls
Home12
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Airdrieonians 2, East Fife 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Airdrieonians 2, East Fife 1.

Foul by Kevin Rutkiewicz (East Fife).

Gregor Buchanan (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Lister (Airdrieonians).

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Grant Evans replaces Keigan Parker.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Substitution

Substitution, Airdrieonians. Scott Stewart replaces Caolan McAleer.

(East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Lister (Airdrieonians).

Attempt saved. Keigan Parker (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Scott Durie.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Stephen O'Neill replaces Jonathan Stewart.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Bruce Inkango replaces David Cowan.

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Barr (Airdrieonians).

Booking

Stephen Hughes (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Airdrieonians. Conceded by Steven Campbell.

Goal!

Goal! Airdrieonians 2, East Fife 1. James Lister (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Craig Barr.

Kevin Rutkiewicz (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Lister (Airdrieonians).

Booking

Kevin Smith (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

Foul by Marc McKenzie (East Fife).

Caolan McAleer (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Jamie Bain.

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

Booking

Darren McCormack (Airdrieonians) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Airdrieonians 1, East Fife 1. Steven Campbell (East Fife) header from a difficult angle on the left to the top right corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Gregor Buchanan.

Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Bain (Airdrieonians).

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Marc McKenzie replaces Scott McBride.

Attempt saved. Nathan Austin (East Fife) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt blocked. Stephen Hughes (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Keigan Parker (Airdrieonians) right footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Rangers3331208495
2Dunfermline34185111359
3Stranraer3413912148
4Ayr3313713-146
5Stenhousemuir34111211-1045
6Forfar3411716-740
7Brechin3411617-1339
8Airdrieonians3410915-1339
9East Fife349520-3432
10Arbroath349421-2031
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