Scottish League Two
Arbroath2Berwick0

Arbroath 2-0 Berwick Rangers

Arbroath stretched their lead at the top of Scottish League Two to five points with victory over Berwick Rangers.

Simon Murray's shot from close range gave Arbroath the lead midway through the first half.

Berwick threatened an equaliser with Paul Willis and Darren Lavery having efforts saved.

Bobby Linn made sure of the points for the hosts, his strike finding its way into the top-left corner.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1McCallum
  • 2Little
  • 5McBride
  • 6Whatley
  • 3JohnstoneBooked at 76mins
  • 7Linn
  • 4Nicoll
  • 8Hunter
  • 11LowdonSubstituted forBuchanat 88'minutes
  • 9McManusSubstituted forSmithat 90+2'minutes
  • 10Murray

Substitutes

  • 12Smith
  • 14Buchan
  • 15Lindsay
  • 16El-Zubaidi
  • 21Morrison

Berwick

  • 1Andrews
  • 2JacobsBooked at 22mins
  • 5Young
  • 6Fairbairn
  • 3HoskinsSubstituted forDrummondat 70'minutes
  • 10GoldSubstituted forCurrieat 60'minutes
  • 4NotmanBooked at 86mins
  • 8Currie
  • 7Willis
  • 9RussellSubstituted forDalzielat 70'minutes
  • 11Lavery

Substitutes

  • 12Dargo
  • 14Drummond
  • 15Maxwell
  • 16Dalziel
  • 17Currie
  • 18Horribine
  • 20Bald
Referee:
Kevin Graham
Attendance:
641

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamBerwick
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home6
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 2, Berwick Rangers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 2, Berwick Rangers 0.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jack Smith replaces Paul McManus.

Attempt missed. Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Jordan Lowdon.

Jonathon Fairbairn (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul McManus (Arbroath).

Booking

Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers) is shown the yellow card.

Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers).

Darren Lavery (Berwick Rangers) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Foul by Scott Dalziel (Berwick Rangers).

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

Steven Notman (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

Booking

Craig Johnstone (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Darren Lavery (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Johnstone (Arbroath).

Foul by Jonathon Fairbairn (Berwick Rangers).

Paul McManus (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Ross Drummond replaces Dean Hoskins.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Scott Dalziel replaces Andrew Russell.

Paul McManus (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonathon Fairbairn (Berwick Rangers).

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

Lee Currie (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Paul Currie replaces David Gold.

Attempt missed. Craig Johnstone (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Dean Hoskins.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Dean Hoskins.

Foul by Simon Murray (Arbroath).

Kerr Young (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Berwick Rangers 0. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Michael Andrews.

Craig Johnstone (Arbroath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath17131339162340
2Queen's Park17112429131635
3Albion17104325111434
4Annan Athletic175662123-221
5East Fife175572423120
6Berwick165472824419
7Clyde175392030-1018
8Montrose175391835-1718
9East Stirlingshire1651101935-1616
10Elgin152581225-1311
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