Scottish League Two
East Fife2Elgin1

East Fife 2-1 Elgin City

East Fife made it back-to-back wins by beating Elgin City courtesy of Nathan Austin's second-half winner.

The Fifers took the lead when a powerful header by Jonathan Page found the top right-hand corner of the goal.

Elgin got themselves back on level terms as Craig Gunn slotted home.

Austin scored what turned out to be the winner for East Fife; placing his left-footed shot into the bottom right-hand corner of the goal from the centre of the penalty area.

Line-ups

East Fife

  • 1Goodfellow
  • 16Mercer
  • 5Page
  • 17Kerr
  • 15NaysmithBooked at 78mins
  • 8BrownSubstituted forSutherlandat 77'minutes
  • 6WalkerBooked at 35mins
  • 11Wilkie
  • 3Slattery
  • 9AustinSubstituted forMurrayat 85'minutes
  • 10SmithSubstituted forMullenat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Mullen
  • 4Campbell
  • 7Murray
  • 12O'Kane
  • 14MacGregor
  • 18Sutherland
  • 21Couser

Elgin

  • 1Hurst
  • 2Cooper
  • 4GordonBooked at 67mins
  • 5DuffBooked at 36minsSubstituted forMacPheeat 72'minutes
  • 3McHardy
  • 7McKenzie
  • 6NicolsonBooked at 40mins
  • 8Cameron
  • 11MooreBooked at 39minsSubstituted forHalsmanat 84'minutes
  • 9GunnSubstituted forHunterat 78'minutes
  • 10Macleod

Substitutes

  • 12MacPhee
  • 14McLean
  • 15Hunter
  • 16Halsman
  • 17Bruce
  • 18Kennedy
  • 21Black
Referee:
Alan Newlands
Attendance:
538

Match Stats

Home TeamEast FifeAway TeamElgin
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home20
Away6
Shots on Target
Home13
Away2
Corners
Home13
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, East Fife 2, Elgin City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, East Fife 2, Elgin City 1.

Attempt missed. Craig Murray (East Fife) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Jordan Halsman.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Fraser Mullen replaces Kevin Smith.

Attempt missed. Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Craig Murray replaces Nathan Austin.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Jordan Halsman replaces Daniel Moore.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Daniel Moore.

Corner, East Fife. Conceded by Darryl McHardy.

Attempt blocked. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Gary Naysmith (East Fife) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gary Naysmith (East Fife).

Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. George Hunter replaces Craig Gunn.

Substitution

Substitution, East Fife. Craig Sutherland replaces Ross Brown.

Attempt missed. Mark Nicolson (Elgin City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Patrick Slattery.

Substitution

Substitution, Elgin City. Archie MacPhee replaces Jamie Duff.

Attempt saved. Gary Naysmith (East Fife) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mark Nicolson (Elgin City).

Kevin Smith (East Fife) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Brian Cameron (Elgin City).

Attempt saved. Gary Naysmith (East Fife) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Liam Gordon (Elgin City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Scott Mercer (East Fife) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Liam Gordon (Elgin City).

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

Foul by Kevin Smith (East Fife).

Matthew Cooper (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Ross Brown (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! East Fife 2, Elgin City 1. Nathan Austin (East Fife) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ross Brown.

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

Foul by Kyle Wilkie (East Fife).

Corner, Elgin City. Conceded by Ross Brown.

Attempt blocked. Craig Gunn (Elgin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Patrick Slattery (East Fife).

Kyle Macleod (Elgin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Kyle Wilkie (East Fife) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Elgin32018266
2East Fife32017256
3Montrose32016246
4Queen's Park32014226
5East Stirlingshire320145-16
6Berwick320157-26
7Annan Athletic311134-14
8Clyde310214-33
9Stirling301225-31
10Arbroath300318-70
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