Scottish League One
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Stranraer 2-2 Brechin City

Stranraer fought back from two goals down to claim a draw with Brechin City in Scottish League One.

Colin Hamilton opened the scoring for Brechin with a neat header before Craig Molloy drilled expertly beyond Stranraer goalkeeper Chris Fahey.

Those two first-half goals set the hosts back but Adam Forde's drive reduced their deficit.

And Stephen Stirling was in the right place at the right time to complete the comeback with seconds to go.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Fahey
  • 7Robertson
  • 11Winter
  • 5McKeown
  • 4Pettigrew
  • 2Rumsby
  • 8GallagherSubstituted forMcCloskeyat 88'minutes
  • 3MarenghiSubstituted forStirlingat 57'minutes
  • 10Longworth
  • 9MalcolmBooked at 64mins
  • 6AitkenSubstituted forFordeat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Stirling
  • 14Forde
  • 15Longridge
  • 16McCloskey
  • 17Deazaley
  • 18Tobin

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McCormackBooked at 86mins
  • 3Hamilton
  • 8Molloy
  • 5McCormack
  • 4McLean
  • 7TroutenSubstituted forThomsonat 58'minutes
  • 6FuscoSubstituted forCameronat 84'minutes
  • 9Jackson
  • 10Tapping
  • 11BarrSubstituted forMcLauchlanat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Ferguson
  • 14Thomson
  • 15McLauchlan
  • 16Cameron
  • 17Jackson
  • 18O'Neil
  • 21Tough
Referee:
John McKendrick
Attendance:
432

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 2, Brechin City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 2, Brechin City 2.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 2, Brechin City 2. Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the top right corner following a corner.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Attempt missed. Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Scott Rumsby (Stranraer).

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Sam McCloskey replaces Grant Gallagher.

Stephen Stirling (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Callum Tapping (Brechin City).

Attempt saved. Sean Winter (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Jamie McCormack (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McCormack (Brechin City).

Attempt blocked. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Andy Jackson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Greg Cameron replaces Gary Fusco.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Gerry McLauchlan.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Chris Fahey.

Attempt saved. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Callum Tapping (Brechin City).

Hand ball by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).

Foul by Jamie Longworth (Stranraer).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Frank McKeown (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

Adam Forde (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gary Fusco (Brechin City).

Attempt saved. Callum Tapping (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Gerry McLauchlan replaces Bobby Barr.

Foul by Craig Malcolm (Stranraer).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Darren McCormack.

Booking

Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Craig Malcolm (Stranraer).

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Bobby Barr (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr33006159
2Morton32016246
3Brechin31203215
4Peterhead31114314
5Dunfermline31113214
6Forfar31113304
7Stirling311178-14
8Stenhousemuir310256-13
9Stranraer302137-42
10Airdrieonians300306-60
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