Scottish League Two
Montrose0East Fife4

Montrose 0-4 East Fife

East Fife comfortably beat 10-man Montrose to move up to fourth in Scottish League Two.

Fraser Mullen fired the Fifers ahead and a low shot by Ross Brown doubled their lead.

John McShane headed in Allan Fleming's free-kick two minutes before the interval.

After Montrose's Leighton McIntosh was sent off for violent conduct in the second half, Kevin Smith nodded in a fourth for the visitors.

Line-ups

Montrose

  • 1Birnstingl
  • 5Campbell
  • 3Graham
  • 2Masson
  • 4Crawford
  • 6McCordBooked at 49minsSubstituted forDayat 63'minutes
  • 8WatsonBooked at 45mins
  • 10O'Neill
  • 9WoodSubstituted forJohnstonat 59'minutes
  • 11Deasley
  • 7McintoshBooked at 71mins

Substitutes

  • 12Johnston
  • 14Day
  • 15Bell
  • 16Webster
  • 18O'Kane
  • 21McKenzie

East Fife

  • 1Fleming
  • 19Page
  • 4Campbell
  • 3Smith
  • 11Smith
  • 2Mullen
  • 6WalkerSubstituted forBarrat 74'minutes
  • 8Brown
  • 14AustinSubstituted forMcAleerat 81'minutes
  • 10Smith
  • 9McShaneBooked at 49minsSubstituted forCampbellat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Moyes
  • 7McAleer
  • 16Barr
  • 17Beaton
  • 18Maskrey
  • 21Millar
  • 22Campbell
Referee:
Colin Steven
Attendance:
465

Match Stats

Home TeamMontroseAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home1
Away8
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home17
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Montrose 0, East Fife 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Montrose 0, East Fife 4.

Foul by Scott Johnston (Montrose).

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

Foul by Jonathan Crawford (Montrose).

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

Goal!

Goal! Montrose 0, East Fife 4. Kevin Smith (East Fife) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ross Campbell with a cross.

Attempt missed. Kevin Smith (East Fife) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Stephen O'Neill.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Ross Graham.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Caolan McAleer replaces Nathan Austin.

Bryan Deasley (Montrose) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fraser Mullen (East Fife).

Foul by Stephen O'Neill (Montrose).

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

Attempt saved. Scott Smith (East Fife) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Paul Watson (Montrose).

Ross Brown (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Lewis Barr replaces Allan Walker.

Attempt missed. Allan Walker (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Ross Campbell replaces Jon McShane.

Dismissal

Leighton Mcintosh (Montrose) is shown the red card.

Foul by Leighton Mcintosh (Montrose).

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

Attempt saved. Bryan Deasley (Montrose) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Scott Smith.

Jonathan Crawford (Montrose) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jon McShane (East Fife).

Corner, Montrose. Conceded by Liam Smith.

Hand ball by Ross Graham (Montrose).

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Stephen Day replaces Ross McCord.

Attempt missed. Paul Watson (Montrose) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Jon McShane (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Montrose. Scott Johnston replaces Garry Wood.

Attempt saved. Jon McShane (East Fife) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Paul Watson (Montrose) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Bryan Deasley (Montrose) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Ross McCord (Montrose).

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

Booking

Ross McCord (Montrose) is shown the yellow card.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath7601146818
2Albion741295413
3Montrose74031011-112
4East Fife7313139410
5Queen's Park731388010
6East Stirlingshire7304715-89
7Berwick7223131218
8Annan Athletic722389-18
9Elgin721479-27
10Clyde7124914-55
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