Scottish League One
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Ayr United 0-2 Stranraer

Stranraer remain three points clear at the top of Scottish League One after a comfortable 2-0 win at Ayr United.

Jackson Longridge had already missed from close range before Craig Malcolm slotted home Sean Winter's pass to give the Blues the lead.

Jamie Longworth sealed the win after the break when he headed Willie Gibson's cross into the top corner.

The victory over second-bottom United was Stranraer's fifth win from six league games.

Line-ups

Ayr

  • 1Hutton
  • 2Devlin
  • 4McKinlayBooked at 23mins
  • 5McKenzieSubstituted forShirkieat 84'minutes
  • 3CrawfordBooked at 81mins
  • 7Forrest
  • 8McLaughlin
  • 6Donald
  • 10McGovern
  • 11Donnelly
  • 9BeattieSubstituted forMcArthurat 44'minutesBooked at 51mins

Substitutes

  • 12McGill
  • 14Muir
  • 15McArthur
  • 16Shirkie
  • 19Newman

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2PettigrewBooked at 71mins
  • 4Rumsby
  • 5McKeown
  • 3RussellBooked at 75mins
  • 7Winter
  • 8Gallagher
  • 6Aitken
  • 11LongridgeBooked at 58minsSubstituted forGibsonat 73'minutes
  • 10StirlingBooked at 21minsSubstituted forLongworthat 65'minutes
  • 9MalcolmSubstituted forStoneyat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Longworth
  • 14Gibson
  • 15Marenghi
  • 16Stoney
  • 17Forde
  • 18Tobin
  • 19McCloskey
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
1,235

Match Stats

Home TeamAyrAway TeamStranraer
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home12
Away1
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Ayr United 0, Stranraer 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Ayr United 0, Stranraer 2.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Nicky Devlin.

Attempt missed. Dale Shirkie (Ayr United) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Michael Donald (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Daniel Stoney replaces Craig Malcolm.

Hand ball by Chris Aitken (Stranraer).

Attempt missed. Ryan Donnelly (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Ayr United. Dale Shirkie replaces Sean McKenzie.

Attempt missed. Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Robbie Crawford (Ayr United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Robbie Crawford (Ayr United).

Sean Winter (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Chris Aitken (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Frank McKeown.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by David Mitchell.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by David Mitchell.

Booking

Barry Russell (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Nicky Devlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Barry Russell (Stranraer).

Goal!

Goal! Ayr United 0, Stranraer 2. Jamie Longworth (Stranraer) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by William Gibson.

Foul by Scott McLaughlin (Ayr United).

Barry Russell (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. William Gibson replaces Jackson Longridge.

Booking

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Alan Forrest (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Jamie Longworth replaces Stephen Stirling.

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by David Mitchell.

Attempt saved. Michael Donald (Ayr United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Jackson Longridge (Stranraer) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Booking

Jackson Longridge (Stranraer) is shown the yellow card.

Nicky Devlin (Ayr United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jackson Longridge (Stranraer).

Corner, Ayr United. Conceded by Scott Rumsby.

Attempt saved. Alan Forrest (Ayr United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Stranraer19106335211436
2Forfar189632819933
3Morton1910183024631
4Dunfermline1884626161028
5Brechin187743125628
6Airdrieonians196672623324
7Peterhead176651924-524
8Stenhousemuir1962112331-820
9Ayr1852112133-1217
10Stirling1926112346-2312
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