Scottish League Two
Arbroath5Berwick0

Arbroath 5-0 Berwick Rangers

Arbroath prepared for the promotion play-offs with a timely return to form by beating Berwick Rangers.

All the goals came in the second half as the hosts recorded their first win in eight matches and their first under newly-appointed manager Todd Lumsden.

Robert Linn stroked home the opening goal and then set up Simon Murray for the second before the hour mark.

Murray poked home again, substitute Thomas Grant's free-kick made it four, then Richard Little completed the rout.

Arbroath finish third in Scottish League Two and will play the division's runners-up Queen's Park in the play-off semi-final.

Line-ups

Arbroath

  • 1McCallum
  • 2Little
  • 4Nicoll
  • 5Gordon
  • 3Lowdon
  • 7LinnSubstituted forBuchanat 69'minutes
  • 6Whatley
  • 10CarreiroSubstituted forGrantat 71'minutes
  • 11Stewart
  • 9MurraySubstituted forSmithat 69'minutes
  • 8McWalter

Substitutes

  • 12Buchan
  • 14Smith
  • 15Grant
  • 21Wilson

Berwick

  • 1Andrews
  • 2Jacobs
  • 5Fairbairn
  • 6TullochBooked at 83mins
  • 3YoungBooked at 69mins
  • 7Wilkie
  • 4Miller
  • 8WillisSubstituted forGoldat 80'minutes
  • 11LaverySubstituted forMartyniukat 85'minutes
  • 9RussellSubstituted forGrayat 66'minutes
  • 10Henderson

Substitutes

  • 12Gold
  • 14Gray
  • 15Dillon
  • 16Martyniuk
  • 17Cameron
  • 20Bleakley
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
564

Match Stats

Home TeamArbroathAway TeamBerwick
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Arbroath 5, Berwick Rangers 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Arbroath 5, Berwick Rangers 0.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 5, Berwick Rangers 0. Ricky Little (Arbroath) right footed shot from more than 35 yards to the high centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Mark Whatley (Arbroath) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Neil Martyniuk replaces Darren Lavery.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 4, Berwick Rangers 0. Thomas Grant (Arbroath) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Kevin Buchan (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dismissal

Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Foul by Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers).

Foul by Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath).

Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. David Gold replaces Paul Willis.

Attempt missed. Blair Henderson (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Thomas Grant replaces Dylan Carreiro.

Attempt missed. Kieran McWalter (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Kevin Buchan replaces Bobby Linn.

Substitution

Substitution, Arbroath. Jack Smith replaces Simon Murray.

Booking

Kerr Young (Berwick Rangers) is shown the yellow card.

Dylan Carreiro (Arbroath) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kerr Young (Berwick Rangers).

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 3, Berwick Rangers 0. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Berwick Rangers. Ross Gray replaces Andrew Russell.

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

Corner, Arbroath. Conceded by Michael Andrews.

Attempt saved. Blair Henderson (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Kyle Wilkie (Berwick Rangers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Berwick Rangers. Conceded by Jordan Lowdon.

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 2, Berwick Rangers 0. Simon Murray (Arbroath) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Bobby Linn with a cross.

Stephen Tulloch (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Simon Murray (Arbroath).

Foul by Mark Whatley (Arbroath).

Paul Willis (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Liam Gordon (Arbroath).

Blair Henderson (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Lowdon (Arbroath).

Kyle Wilkie (Berwick Rangers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Foul by Simon Murray (Arbroath).

Goal!

Goal! Arbroath 1, Berwick Rangers 0. Bobby Linn (Arbroath) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Second Half

Second Half begins Arbroath 0, Berwick Rangers 0.

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albion36225961332871
2Queen's Park361710951341761
3Arbroath361681265461956
4East Fife36158135648853
5Annan Athletic36148145656050
6Clyde36138154050-1047
7Elgin36129155558-345
8Berwick361110156057343
9East Stirlingshire36134194066-2643
10Montrose3696214278-3633
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