Scottish League One
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Brechin City 2-0 Cowdenbeath

Brechin made it back-to-back victories in League One as second-half strikes gave them a win over 10-man Cowdenbeath.

Sam Orritt sent an early chance over the bar for Cowden before Paul McLean, Robert Thomson and Darren Dods all went close.

David Bates converted from close range before Jonathan Tiffoney made it two with a neat finish.

Cowden were reduced to 10 men when Dean Brett received two yellow cards.

Line-ups

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 4Dods
  • 5BatesBooked at 63mins
  • 3Dyer
  • 7TiffoneyBooked at 66minsSubstituted forMcCormackat 73'minutes
  • 6Fusco
  • 8MolloyBooked at 43minsSubstituted forSmithat 56'minutes
  • 10ThomsonSubstituted forJohnstonat 74'minutes
  • 11Shields
  • 9Jackson

Substitutes

  • 12Johnston
  • 14McCormack
  • 15Weatherston
  • 16Smith
  • 17Perry
  • 18Montgomery
  • 21O'Neil

Cowdenbeath

  • 1Sneddon
  • 2BrettBooked at 85mins
  • 4Scullion
  • 5El-Zubaidi
  • 3Adamson
  • 7Smith
  • 6Hughes
  • 8MillerSubstituted forJohnstonat 58'minutes
  • 11OrrittSubstituted forCallaghanat 69'minutes
  • 9SpenceSubstituted forArmstrongat 52'minutes
  • 10Buchanan

Substitutes

  • 12Armstrong
  • 14Callaghan
  • 15Johnston
  • 16Kane
  • 17Hunter
  • 18Armstrong
  • 19Yaqub
Referee:
Gavin Ross
Attendance:
408

Match Stats

Home TeamBrechinAway TeamCowdenbeath
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home18
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home16
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Brechin City 2, Cowdenbeath 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Brechin City 2, Cowdenbeath 0.

Attempt saved. Craig Johnston (Brechin City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Robbie Buchanan.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).

Declan Hughes (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Craig Johnston (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath).

Gary Fusco (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath).

Craig Johnston (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) for a bad foul.

Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

Penalty saved! Robbie Buchanan (Cowdenbeath) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Penalty Cowdenbeath. Robbie Buchanan draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Craig Johnston (Brechin City) after a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Graeme Smith.

Attempt saved. Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by David Bates (Brechin City).

Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Craig Johnston (Cowdenbeath) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Andy Jackson.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by David Bates.

Attempt saved. Luke Armstrong (Cowdenbeath) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Dene Shields (Brechin City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Cowdenbeath. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Attempt missed. Dene Shields (Brechin City) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Ali El-Zubaidi.

Attempt saved. Dene Shields (Brechin City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Darren McCormack (Brechin City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Craig Johnston (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dean Brett (Cowdenbeath).

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Craig Johnston replaces Robert Thomson.

Foul by Paul McLean (Brechin City).

Gordon Smith (Cowdenbeath) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Darren McCormack replaces Jonathan Tiffoney.

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Foul by Gary Fusco (Brechin City).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ayr85211611517
2Dunfermline85122781916
3Forfar84131511413
4Airdrieonians84131210213
5Albion84131110113
6Peterhead82421411310
7Stenhousemuir83141221-910
8Stranraer8305713-69
9Cowdenbeath82151121-107
10Brechin8206918-96
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