Scottish League Two
Annan Athletic2Berwick0

Annan Athletic 2-0 Berwick Rangers

Annan Athletic put an end to their grim start to the season with victory over Berwick Rangers.

Berwick carried the greater threat in the first half with Darren Lavery, Dean Hoskins and David Gold all coming close.

Stuart McColm converted from close range following fine build-up play by Josh Todd in the second half.

And Kenneth Mackay quickly headed a second for the hosts, getting on the end of David Hopkirk's cross.

Line-ups

Annan Athletic

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2Black
  • 5Watson
  • 4McNiff
  • 3Chisholm
  • 7ToddSubstituted forTrialistat 90+1'minutes
  • 8Flynn
  • 11McColmSubstituted forCarcaryat 80'minutes
  • 6McStaySubstituted forSloanat 61'minutes
  • 10Hopkirk
  • 9Mackay

Substitutes

  • 12Carcary
  • 14Logan
  • 15Sloan
  • 16Wood
  • 17Trialist
  • 18Trialist
  • 21Black

Berwick

  • 1Andrews
  • 2Notman
  • 3HoskinsSubstituted forJacobsat 56'minutes
  • 6Tulloch
  • 5Young
  • 8Gold
  • 7Willis
  • 11MaxwellSubstituted forDargoat 69'minutes
  • 4CameronSubstituted forFairbairnat 62'minutes
  • 9Lavery
  • 10Dalziel

Substitutes

  • 12Fairbairn
  • 14Dargo
  • 15Jacobs
  • 16Bald
  • 17Russell
  • 18Currie
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
422

Match Stats

Home TeamAnnan AthleticAway TeamBerwick
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home9
Away19
Shots on Target
Home5
Away9
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Annan Athletic 2, Berwick Rangers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Annan Athletic 2, Berwick Rangers 0.

Trialist (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jonathon Fairbairn (Berwick Rangers).

Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Scott Dalziel (Berwick Rangers).

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Trialist replaces Josh Todd.

Attempt saved. David Hopkirk (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Matthew Flynn (Annan Athletic).

David Gold (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Steven Black.

Foul by Derek Carcary (Annan Athletic).

David Gold (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonathon Fairbairn (Berwick Rangers).

Derek Carcary (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. David Hopkirk (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Derek Carcary replaces Stuart McColm.

Attempt missed. Kenneth Mackay (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from very close range is too high.

Foul by Scott Dalziel (Berwick Rangers).

Steven Black (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. David Hopkirk (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Craig Dargo replaces Scott Maxwell.

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 2, Berwick Rangers 0. Kenneth Mackay (Annan Athletic) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner. Assisted by David Hopkirk.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Jonathon Fairbairn.

Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Josh Todd (Annan Athletic).

Goal!

Goal! Annan Athletic 1, Berwick Rangers 0. Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Todd.

Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Jonathon Fairbairn replaces Colin Cameron.

Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martin McNiff (Annan Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Steve Sloan replaces Ryan McStay.

Attempt saved. Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Devon Jacobs replaces Dean Hoskins because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Josh Todd (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is too high.

Attempt saved. Dean Hoskins (Berwick Rangers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion540172512
2Arbroath540184412
3Berwick521212937
4Elgin52127707
5Montrose42027616
6East Fife52037706
7Queen's Park520346-26
8East Stirlingshire5203513-86
9Clyde411256-14
10Annan Athletic511368-24
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