Scottish Championship - Play-offs - 2nd Leg
Alloa0Brechin1

Alloa Athletic 0-1 Brechin City (agg 2-1)

Ryan McCord and Robert Thomson
Alloa secured an aggregate win

Alloa Athletic progressed to the Scottish Championship play-off final, despite losing to Brechin City at the Indodrill Stadium.

The Wasps held and were comfortable in the first half.

However, Brechin halved their deficit when Alan Trouten struck.

The visitors knew another goal would force extra-time but Alloa held on and will face Forfar Athletic over two legs, the first on Wednesday.

Line-ups

Alloa

  • 1Gibson
  • 17DoyleSubstituted forFergusonat 10'minutes
  • 4GordonBooked at 90mins
  • 14BenedictusBooked at 86mins
  • 5Meggatt
  • 16FlanniganSubstituted forHetheringtonat 88'minutes
  • 8McCord
  • 3Docherty
  • 7Cawley
  • 19Buchanan
  • 25ChopraSubstituted forHolmesat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Spence
  • 10Holmes
  • 18Hetherington
  • 20Asghar
  • 21McDowall
  • 26Layne
  • 30Ferguson

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 5McLauchlan
  • 4McCormack
  • 3Hamilton
  • 7Trouten
  • 6Masson
  • 8TappingSubstituted forMolloyat 70'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 11Barr
  • 9Jackson
  • 10Thomson

Substitutes

  • 12Molloy
  • 14Fusco
  • 15Ferguson
  • 16McNeil
  • 17Jackson
  • 21O'Neil
Referee:
Crawford Allan
Attendance:
606

Match Stats

Home TeamAlloaAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home9
Away17
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away10
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Alloa Athletic 0, Brechin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Alloa Athletic 0, Brechin City 1.

Foul by Alan Trouten (Brechin City).

Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right misses to the right.

Booking

Ben Gordon (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Alloa Athletic. Steven Hetherington replaces Iain Flannigan.

Booking

Kyle Benedictus (Alloa Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

Paul McLean (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Ben Gordon.

Booking

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Graeme Holmes (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Alloa Athletic 0, Brechin City 1. Alan Trouten (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bobby Barr with a cross.

Attempt saved. Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).

Mark Docherty (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Kyle Benedictus.

Foul by Jamie Masson (Brechin City).

Kevin Cawley (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by David Ferguson.

Attempt blocked. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by John Gibson.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Darren McCormack.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Liam Buchanan (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Bobby Barr (Brechin City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Molloy replaces Callum Tapping.

Corner, Alloa Athletic. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Attempt saved. Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Robert Thomson (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by John Gibson.

Foul by Mark Docherty (Alloa Athletic).

Callum Tapping (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Ryan McCord (Alloa Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Tapping (Brechin City).

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