Scottish League Two
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Elgin City 3-5 East Fife

Four goals from Nathan Austin helped East Fife to a win against Elgin in an enthralling Scottish League Two game.

The striker's first, in 25 minutes, came after keeper Ross Laidlaw parried Sean Dickson's shot into his path.

Trialist Derek Riordan set up Austin's next two goals, a volley and a header, before Craig Gunn scored for Elgin.

A Riordan free-kick hit the net and, though Brian Cameron pulled one back for Elgin, Austin slammed in his fourth before Daniel Moore's fine free-kick.

Line-ups

Elgin

  • 1Laidlaw
  • 2NicolsonBooked at 58mins
  • 4Gilchrist
  • 5Duff
  • 3McHardyBooked at 31minsSubstituted forReidat 63'minutes
  • 7Thomson
  • 6Cameron
  • 8Moore
  • 11MacPhee
  • 9GunnSubstituted forWynessat 79'minutes
  • 10Sutherland

Substitutes

  • 12McLean
  • 14Wyness
  • 15Reid
  • 16MacKenzie
  • 17Finlayson
  • 18MacEwan
  • 21Black

East Fife

  • 1Fleming
  • 20SmithBooked at 51mins
  • 22Etxabeguren
  • 24Page
  • 15Naysmith
  • 8Brown
  • 4Campbell
  • 6Walker
  • 23DicksonSubstituted forBarrat 67'minutes
  • 14AustinSubstituted forSmithat 74'minutes
  • 19TrialistSubstituted forCookat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Smith
  • 9Adeyemo
  • 11Cook
  • 16Barr
  • 21Connon
Referee:
Don Robertson
Attendance:
463

Match Stats

Home TeamElginAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home17
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Elgin City 3, East Fife 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Elgin City 3, East Fife 5.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 3, East Fife 5. Daniel Moore (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner following a set piece situation.

Foul by Lewis Barr (East Fife).

Brian Cameron (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Steven Campbell (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daniel Moore (Elgin City).

Attempt missed. Brian Cameron (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Allan Fleming.

Attempt saved. Dennis Wyness (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Alan Cook (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Ross Brown (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daniel Moore (Elgin City).

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

Foul by Allan Walker (East Fife).

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Daniel Moore.

Attempt saved. Allan Walker (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Allan Fleming.

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

Foul by Ross Brown (East Fife).

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Dennis Wyness replaces Craig Gunn.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Alan Cook replaces Trialist.

Ross Brown (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jamie Reid (Elgin City).

Attempt saved. Craig Thomson (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Scott Smith replaces Nathan Austin.

Attempt missed. Shane Sutherland (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Lewis Barr replaces Sean Dickson.

Nathan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Archie MacPhee (Elgin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Jamie Reid replaces Darryl McHardy.

Attempt missed. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Booking

Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card.

Nathan Austin (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Nicolson (Elgin City).

Attempt missed. Darryl McHardy (Elgin City) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt blocked. Jamie Duff (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Jonathan Page.

Goal!

Goal! Elgin City 2, East Fife 5. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath19142346192744
2Albion19124331121940
3Queen's Park19114430141637
4Annan Athletic196672326-324
5Berwick186573124723
6East Fife185582528-320
7Clyde1954102233-1119
8Montrose1954102240-1819
9East Stirlingshire1851122042-2216
10Elgin163581527-1214
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