Scottish League One
Stenhousemuir0Forfar2

Stenhousemuir 0-2 Forfar Athletic

Forfar Athletic maintained their fine run of league form with a solid away win at Ochilview Park.

The visitors edged ahead with their first real attack after 11 minutes when Michael Dunlop headed home from a Scott Smith cross.

Jamie Reid and Colin McMenamin were denied by keeper Rab Douglas as the hosts pushed for an equaliser.

Forfar doubled their lead on 71 minutes when Stephen Husband whipped in a free-kick which found the bottom corner.

Line-ups

Stenhousemuir

  • 1Fleming
  • 2Duncan
  • 3Meechan
  • 4Lithgow
  • 5SummersSubstituted forSluddenat 87'minutes
  • 7ReidSubstituted forWattat 68'minutes
  • 8FauldsSubstituted forWalshat 77'minutes
  • 6Millar
  • 10Dickson
  • 9McMenamin
  • 11OliverBooked at 15mins

Substitutes

  • 12Hodge
  • 14Fotheringham
  • 15Walsh
  • 16Watt
  • 17Smith
  • 18Sludden
  • 19Millar

Forfar

  • 1Douglas
  • 2Baxter
  • 4Dunlop
  • 5Dods
  • 3PatersonSubstituted forMalcolmat 60'minutes
  • 7KaderSubstituted forTemplemanat 74'minutes
  • 8Husband
  • 6Smith
  • 11DenholmSubstituted forFotheringhamat 87'minutes
  • 9Hilson
  • 10Swankie

Substitutes

  • 12Templeman
  • 14Fotheringham
  • 15Malcolm
  • 16Malin
  • 17Dale
  • 18James
  • 21Salmon
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
434

Match Stats

Home TeamStenhousemuirAway TeamForfar
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home6
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home16
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Stenhousemuir 0, Forfar Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stenhousemuir 0, Forfar Athletic 2.

Corner, Stenhousemuir. Conceded by Michael Dunlop.

Attempt blocked. Colin McMenamin (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Scott Smith (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Sludden (Stenhousemuir).

Hand ball by Martin Fotheringham (Forfar Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Martin Fotheringham replaces Danny Denholm.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Paul Sludden replaces Ciaran Summers.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Alan Lithgow.

Attempt blocked. Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Scott Smith (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir).

Foul by Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic).

Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Kieran Millar (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Tom Walsh replaces Kristopher Faulds.

Foul by Chris Templeman (Forfar Athletic).

Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Forfar Athletic. Chris Templeman replaces Omar Kader.

Attempt missed. Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the left.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Robbie Duncan (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Stenhousemuir 0, Forfar Athletic 2. Stephen Husband (Forfar Athletic) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Robbie Duncan (Stenhousemuir).

Dale Hilson (Forfar Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ross Meechan (Stenhousemuir).

Substitution

Substitution, Stenhousemuir. Josh Watt replaces Jamie Reid.

Foul by Gavin Swankie (Forfar Athletic).

Alan Lithgow (Stenhousemuir) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Danny Denholm (Forfar Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Corner, Forfar Athletic. Conceded by Ross Meechan.

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

Attempt saved. Sean Dickson (Stenhousemuir) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Forfar1585225151029
2Dunfermline1583424111327
3Stranraer1576228181027
4Morton159062417727
5Brechin155642523221
6Peterhead145541619-320
7Ayr145181723-616
8Airdrieonians153571821-314
9Stenhousemuir154291725-814
10Stirling151591537-228
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