Scottish League One
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Forfar Athletic 3-1 Brechin City

Forfar Athletic moved top of Scottish League One with a win at home to Brechin City.

The hosts went ahead when Danny Denholm smashed a shot into the roof of the net following Omar Kader's initial effort.

Dale Hilson doubled Forfar's advantage when he tapped in Kader's cutback but Colin Hamilton finished off a lovely sweeping move to give Brechin hope.

City's Andrew Jackson headed over before Hilson won and converted a late penalty.

Line-ups

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 3PatersonBooked at 78mins
  • 2BaxterSubstituted forDaleat 45'minutes
  • 5Dods
  • 4Malcolm
  • 7KaderBooked at 85mins
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forTemplemanat 86'minutes
  • 8YoungBooked at 30minsSubstituted forMalinat 82'minutes
  • 6Husband
  • 9Hilson
  • 10SwankieBooked at 49mins

Substitutes

  • 12Fotheringham
  • 14Dale
  • 15Malin
  • 16Templeman
  • 17Keiller
  • 18McLellan
  • 21Salmon

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 5McCormackBooked at 81mins
  • 2McCormack
  • 4McLean
  • 3Hamilton
  • 6FuscoSubstituted forMcAuslandat 58'minutes
  • 7Trouten
  • 10MassonBooked at 66mins
  • 11Barr
  • 8MolloySubstituted forThomsonat 65'minutes
  • 9Jackson

Substitutes

  • 12Jackson
  • 14McLauchlan
  • 15McAusland
  • 16Ferguson
  • 17Thomson
  • 18O'Neil
  • 21Tough
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
628

Match Stats

Home TeamForfarAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Brechin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Forfar Athletic 3, Brechin City 1.

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Kyle McAusland (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Jamie McCormack (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

Attempt missed. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic).

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Chris Templeman replaces Danny Denholm.

Booking

Omar Kader (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt saved. Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie McCormack (Brechin City).

Attempt saved. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Gavin Malin replaces Derek Young.

Goal!

Goal! Forfar Athletic 3, Brechin City 1. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.

Booking

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

Penalty Forfar Athletic. Dale Hilson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Darren McCormack (Brechin City) after a foul in the penalty area.

Booking

Jim Paterson (Forfar Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Darren Dods (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Masson (Brechin City).

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Colin Hamilton (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Jim Paterson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

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

Foul by Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Darren Dods.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Colin Hamilton.

Booking

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

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Robert Thomson replaces Craig Molloy.

Foul by Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic).

Kyle McAusland (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle McAusland (Brechin City).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar7421128414
2Dunfermline7412115613
3Ayr7412139413
4Morton7403139412
5Brechin7232121029
6Stranraer72321112-19
7Peterhead722368-28
8Stenhousemuir7214811-37
9Stirling7133917-86
10Airdrieonians7124713-65
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