Scottish League Two
Annan Athletic0Arbroath1

Annan Athletic 0-1 Arbroath

Arbroath moved eight points clear of Queen's Park at the top of Scottish League Two with an away win over Annan.

The visitors broke the deadlock in 11 minutes when Simon Murray teed-up Dylan Carreiro who found the bottom corner.

The Galabankies came into their first home game in five boasting a seven-game unbeaten run and could have levelled through Michael McAnespie, but David Crawford parried his shot.

And Arbroath held steady to create a comfortable gap over the Spiders.

Line-ups

Annan Athletic

  • 1Mitchell
  • 3Chisholm
  • 2Black
  • 5Watson
  • 4McAnespie
  • 10HopkirkSubstituted forSwinglehurstat 82'minutes
  • 7Todd
  • 6Sloan
  • 11McColm
  • 8LoganBooked at 59minsSubstituted forOmarat 88'minutes
  • 9Weatherson

Substitutes

  • 12Brannan
  • 14Davidson
  • 15Flynn
  • 16McStay
  • 17Swinglehurst
  • 18Omar
  • 21Gemmell

Arbroath

  • 1Crawford
  • 2Little
  • 5El-Zubaidi
  • 4NicollBooked at 62mins
  • 3McBride
  • 7Linn
  • 6Whatley
  • 8Stewart
  • 11CarreiroSubstituted forLowdonat 76'minutes
  • 9McManusSubstituted forBuchanat 69'minutes
  • 10Murray

Substitutes

  • 12Buchan
  • 14Travis
  • 15Lowdon
  • 16Lindsay
  • 17Wallace
  • 18Birse
  • 21Morrison
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
313

Match Stats

Home TeamAnnan AthleticAway TeamArbroath
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home14
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Annan Athletic 0, Arbroath 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Annan Athletic 0, Arbroath 1.

Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Keiran Stewart (Arbroath).

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Iain Chisholm.

Foul by Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic).

Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Kevin Nicoll.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Robin Omar replaces Steven Logan.

Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Steven Swinglehurst (Annan Athletic).

Foul by Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic).

Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Annan Athletic. Steven Swinglehurst replaces David Hopkirk.

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Buchan (Arbroath).

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jordan Lowdon replaces Dylan Carreiro.

Attempt saved. Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Steven Logan (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Stuart McColm (Annan Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Paul McManus.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Steven Black.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Peter Watson.

Attempt missed. Steven Black (Annan Athletic) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Keiran Stewart.

Booking

Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Steve Sloan (Annan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Nicoll (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Steven Logan (Annan Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Keiran Stewart (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Logan (Annan Athletic).

Attempt missed. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Peter Weatherson (Annan Athletic) header from the left side of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Michael McAnespie (Annan Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Annan Athletic. Conceded by Kevin Nicoll.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath98011961324
2Queen's Park9513139416
3Albion8422117414
4Montrose94141215-313
5East Fife93241411311
6Berwick92431615110
7Annan Athletic9234911-29
8Clyde92341216-49
9East Stirlingshire9306822-149
10Elgin8224810-28
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