Scottish League Two
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Elgin City 1-2 East Stirlingshire

East Stirlingshire moved closer to the Scottish League Two promotion places with victory over Elgin City.

Shane Sutherland gave the hosts an early lead, heading Daniel Moore's cross past goalkeeper Richie Barnard.

Barnard denied Ally Gilchrist before David McKenna nodded in Shire's leveller from a Kevin Nisbet delivery.

Nisbet forced a save from Ross Laidlaw before netting the winner in the final minute of regulation time, firing home from inside the box.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Laidlaw
  • 2Cooper
  • 4Gilchrist
  • 5Duff
  • 3McHardy
  • 7Thomson
  • 6McLean
  • 8MooreSubstituted forMacPheeat 87'minutes
  • 11Reid
  • 9GunnSubstituted forWynessat 83'minutes
  • 10Sutherland

Substitutes

  • 12MacPhee
  • 14Wyness
  • 15Finlayson
  • 16MacKenzie
  • 17MacEwan
  • 21Black

East Stirlingshire

  • 1Barnard
  • 4Greene
  • 5Gilmour
  • 6BatesBooked at 90mins
  • 3Kinnaird
  • 7WrightSubstituted forWallaceat 80'minutes
  • 2BrisbaneSubstituted forDonnellyat 57'minutes
  • 8McCabe
  • 11GreenhillSubstituted forMacGregorat 68'minutes
  • 9Nesbit
  • 10McKennaBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 12Donnelly
  • 14Wallace
  • 15MacGregor
  • 16Shields
  • 17Quinn
  • 18Vidler
  • 19Nicholson
Referee:
Mat Northcroft
Attendance:
363

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamEast Stirlingshire
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home3
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Elgin City 1, East Stirling 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Elgin City 1, East Stirling 2.

Attempt saved. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Connor Greene (East Stirling).

Booking

David Bates (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Bates (East Stirling).

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 1, East Stirling 2. Kevin Nesbit (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by David McKenna.

Attempt missed. Archie MacPhee (Elgin City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Archie MacPhee replaces Daniel Moore.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Dennis Wyness replaces Craig Gunn.

Attempt missed. Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Daniel Moore (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Graeme MacGregor (East Stirling).

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Michael Wallace replaces Max Wright.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Connor Greene.

Foul by Ceiran McLean (Elgin City).

Ross Gilmour (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

David McKenna (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

Craig Thomson (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David McKenna (East Stirling).

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ceiran McLean.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Graeme MacGregor replaces David Greenhill.

Foul by Matthew Cooper (Elgin City).

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ceiran McLean (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

Jamie Reid (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David McKenna (East Stirling).

Attempt missed. Daniel Moore (Elgin City) right footed shot from long range on the left is high and wide to the right.

Craig Gunn (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by David Bates (East Stirling).

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ally Gilchrist.

Substitution

Substitution, East Stirling. Luke Donnelly replaces Steven Brisbane.

Attempt saved. Kevin Nesbit (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Jamie Reid (Elgin City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Jamie Duff.

Attempt missed. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion28174747252255
2Queen's Park29166744261854
3Arbroath28155856362050
4East Fife28108104240238
5East Stirlingshire29122153552-1738
6Annan Athletic29107124142-137
7Elgin2897123944-534
8Clyde2997133345-1234
9Berwick2787124642431
10Montrose2975173465-3126
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