Brechin City 2-4 Ayr United

A brace apiece for Scott McLaughlin and Craig Beattie earned Ayr United victory over 10-man Brechin at Glebe Park.

Alan Trouten shot Brechin ahead on 49 minutes, with McLaughlin levelling from the penalty spot soon after.

Jamie Masson curled in to give the hosts the lead again but Greg Cameron was then dismissed for two bookings.

Substitute Beattie restored parity, McLaughlin stroked home another penalty and Beattie grabbed his second with a low drive late on.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McCormackBooked at 86mins
  • 5McCormack
  • 4McLeanBooked at 22mins
  • 3Hamilton
  • 11Masson
  • 6CameronBooked at 61mins
  • 8Molloy
  • 9JacksonBooked at 40mins
  • 10BarrSubstituted forThomsonat 75'minutes
  • 7TroutenSubstituted forFergusonat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Jackson
  • 14McLauchlan
  • 15Ferguson
  • 16Thomson
  • 17Tough
  • 21O'Neil

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 4Murphy
  • 2Devlin
  • 5CampbellSubstituted forBeattieat 64'minutes
  • 3McKinlaySubstituted forShirkieat 50'minutes
  • 6Gilmour
  • 7ForrestSubstituted forSlaneat 15'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 11Donald
  • 8McLaughlin
  • 9Donnelly
  • 10McGovern

Substitutes

  • 12Beattie
  • 14Slane
  • 15Shirkie
  • 16Muir
  • 17McGill
  • 18Crawford
  • 19Newman
Referee:
Gavin Duncan
Attendance:
537

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamAyr
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home13
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 2, Ayr United 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 2, Ayr United 4.

Foul by Ryan Ferguson (Brechin City).

Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 4. Craig Beattie (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nicky Devlin.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Michael Donald.

Booking

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

Penalty conceded by Jamie McCormack (Brechin City) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 3. Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Attempt missed. Michael Donald (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Paul Slane (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Slane (Ayr United).

Attempt missed. Andy Jackson (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Ryan Ferguson replaces Alan Trouten.

Colin Hamilton (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Slane (Ayr United).

Attempt missed. Brian Gilmour (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Robert Thomson replaces Bobby Barr.

Foul by Ryan Donnelly (Ayr United).

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 2. Craig Beattie (Ayr United) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jon Paul McGovern with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. Paul Slane (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Paul Slane (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bobby Barr (Brechin City).

Attempt blocked. Craig Beattie (Ayr United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Ryan Donnelly (Ayr United) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Alan Trouten.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Craig Beattie replaces Martyn Campbell.

Attempt saved. Ryan Donnelly (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Greg Cameron (Brechin City).

Foul by Greg Cameron (Brechin City).

Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Brechin City 2, Ayr United 1. Jamie Masson (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Bobby Barr.

Attempt saved. Colin Hamilton (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by David Hutton.

Attempt saved. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Peter Murphy.

Attempt blocked. Bobby Barr (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr6411116513
2Morton6402127512
3Forfar632197211
4Dunfermline631285310
5Brechin623111749
6Peterhead62226518
7Stranraer6132912-36
8Stirling6132915-66
9Stenhousemuir6114610-44
10Airdrieonians6024411-72
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