Scottish League Two
Arbroath1East Fife1

Arbroath 1-1 East Fife

League Two leaders Arbroath are without a win in four matches as they drew at home with East Fife.

A Simon Murray shot hit the post in the 27th minute but 10 minutes later he scored with a close-range finish.

Robert Linn came close to doubling the lead when goalkeeper Jordan Millar fumbled his effort.

Jonathan Page levelled with six minutes remaining when he headed home following a Ross Brown corner and Arbroath's Thomas Grant dragged a late shot wide.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1McCallumBooked at 86mins
  • 2Rowan
  • 4McGeever
  • 5Gordon
  • 3Lindsay
  • 7Linn
  • 8Hunter
  • 6Whatley
  • 11Stewart
  • 9McManusSubstituted forBuchanat 87'minutes
  • 10MurraySubstituted forGrantat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Little
  • 14Buchan
  • 15Smith
  • 16Grant
  • 17Lowdon
  • 18Trialist
  • 21Wilson

East Fife

  • 21Millar
  • 4Campbell
  • 24Page
  • 22EtxabegurenBooked at 50mins
  • 15NaysmithSubstituted forSmithat 79'minutes
  • 7McAleerSubstituted forDicksonat 56'minutes
  • 6WalkerBooked at 7mins
  • 8Brown
  • 11CookSubstituted forAustinat 65'minutes
  • 10Smith
  • 20Smith

Substitutes

  • 1Fleming
  • 3Smith
  • 14Austin
  • 16Barr
  • 23Dickson
Referee:
Steven Kirkland
Attendance:
695

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamEast Fife
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home6
Away3

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 1, East Fife 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 1, East Fife 1.

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

Foul by Adam Hunter (Arbroath).

Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bobby Linn (Arbroath).

Attempt missed. Thomas Grant (Arbroath) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Thomas Grant replaces Simon Murray.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Paul McManus.

Booking

Marc McCallum (Arbroath) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, East Fife 1. Jonathan Page (East Fife) header from very close range to the bottom right corner.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Liam Rowan.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Liam Gordon.

Attempt saved. Paul McManus (Arbroath) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Liam Rowan (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Scott Smith replaces Gary Naysmith.

Attempt missed. Adam Hunter (Arbroath) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Ryan McGeever (Arbroath).

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

Attempt missed. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Liam Rowan.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Jordan Millar.

Attempt saved. Paul McManus (Arbroath) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt saved. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Jonathan Page.

Attempt missed. Adam Hunter (Arbroath) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Nathan Austin replaces Alan Cook.

Attempt missed. Alan Cook (East Fife) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Simon Murray (Arbroath).

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

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Sean Dickson replaces Caolan McAleer.

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Julen Etxabeguren Leanizbarrutia.

Johnny Lindsay (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonathan Page (East Fife).

Foul by Johnny Lindsay (Arbroath).

Caolan McAleer (East Fife) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Julen Etxabeguren Leanizbarrutia (East Fife) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Julen Etxabeguren Leanizbarrutia (East Fife).

Bobby Linn (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Arbroath22144449232646
2Albion21144337162146
3Queen's Park23126534181642
4Annan Athletic238693334-130
5Berwick227693933627
6Clyde2265112538-1323
7Montrose2365123049-1923
8East Fife205782629-322
9Elgin195682130-921
10East Stirlingshire2161142347-2419
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